January 22, 2020

Empire State Realty Trust Welcomes Concord Music Group, Inc. to 250 West 57th Street

Empire State Realty Trust Welcomes Concord Music Group, Inc. to 250 West 57th Street

NEW YORK CITY, January 22, 2020 – Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESRT) announced today that Concord, the independent, worldwide leader in the development, management, and acquisition of sound recordings, music publishing, and theatrical performance rights signed a long-term lease for 46,329 sq. ft. at 250 West 57th Street.

“We are delighted to welcome Concord to 250 West 57th Street,” said Thomas P. Durels, ESRT’s Executive Vice President, Real Estate. “250 West 57th Street is a fully modernized office building with convenient in-building access to the Columbus Circle subway station and Turnstyle Underground Market – a full city block featuring 39 unique eateries and shops.”

ASCAP, RZO, and Distinguished Concerts International are also located at 250 West 57th Street, where several other spaces are available for potential tenants. These spaces include a 26,000 sq. ft. full-floor, and two tower floors with view of Central Park including a 12,611 sq. ft. full floor prebuilt and the 26th-floor 9,476 sq. ft. penthouse.

Paul Haskin of CBRE, Inc. represented Concord in the lease negotiations. Landlord representation was provided by Keith Cody and Leslie Nadel of ESRT, along with Cushman & Wakefield’s Rob Lowe, Harry F. Blair, Sean N. Kearns, Paige Engeldrum, and Dan Organ.

About Empire State Realty Trust

Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESRT), a leading real estate investment trust (REIT), 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.” Headquartered in New York, New York, the Company’s office and retail portfolio covers 10.1 million rentable square feet, as of  September 30, 2019, 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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