NEW YORK CITY, December 17, 2020 – Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESRT) announced today that ClearView Healthcare Partners, a global strategy firm with consultants who serve the life science sector, signed a new eleven-year lease at 111 West 33rd Street for 39,067 square feet. The space was recaptured by ESRT from a prior tenant and fulfills the expansion needs of ClearView Healthcare Partners, who currently occupy 10,539 square feet at the property.
“It is great to expand an excellent tenant, ClearView Healthcare Partners, at 111 West 33rd Street,” said Thomas Durels, EVP, Real Estate. “ClearView knows that they can return to the office with confidence with ESRT’s leadership in Indoor Environmental Quality. ESRT’s portfolio is the first in North America to be certified under the WELL Health-Safety Rating, in addition to our advanced health and safety protocols and energy efficiency leadership.”
David Stockel and Brian Mackenzie from CBRE, Inc. represented ClearView Healthcare Partners in the deal. Keith Cody provided landlord representation from ESRT with Scott J. Klau, Erik S. Harris, and Neil L. Rubin from Newmark Knight Frank.
About Empire State Realty Trust
Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESRT) owns, manages, operates, acquires and repositions office and retail properties in Manhattan and the greater New York metropolitan area, including the Empire State Building, the “World’s Most Famous Building.” ESRT is a leader in energy efficiency in the built environment and sustainability and is the first commercial real estate portfolio in the U.S. to achieve the WELL Health-Safety Rating, an evidence-based, third-party verified rating for all facility types, focused on operational policies, maintenance protocols, emergency plans and stakeholder education to address a COVID-19 environment now and broader health and safety-related issues into the future.
In its first year of submission, ESRT has earned the highest possible GRESB 5 Star Rating and Green Star recognition, and score of 88, in the 2020 GRESB Real Estate Assessment, an achievement that places ESRT in the top 20% of all respondents. GRESB is recognized globally as a rigorous standard widely recognized as one of the best measures of sustainability performance of real estate companies and funds.
The Company’s office and retail portfolio covers 10.1 million rentable square feet, as of September 30, 2020, consisting of 9.4 million rentable square feet in 14 office properties, including nine in Manhattan, three in Fairfield County, Connecticut, and two in Westchester County, New York; and approximately 700,000 rentable square feet in the retail portfolio.
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