October 11, 2016

Empire State Realty Trust Welcomes High-End Steakhouse to 1359 Broadway

NEW YORK CITY, October, 11, 2016 – Empire State Realty Trust (NYSE: ESRT) announces Wolfgang’s Steakhouse has signed a long-term lease for 13,828 sq. ft. at 1359 Broadway.

Wolfgang’s Steakhouse is committed to providing an extraordinary culinary experience for diners. Zagat ranked Wolfgang’s as “top contender” amongst New York City’s steakhouses.

“Wolfgang’s is an exciting addition to the rapidly evolving Times Square South neighborhood, and will provide another attraction not just for the growing office population, but also for the tourists who increasingly walk between Times and Herald Squares,” said Thomas P. Durels, Executive Vice President and Director of Leasing and Operations for ESRT. “We continue to bring a mix of shops and dining to the 30 million sq. ft. Times Square South submarket, where ESRT is the largest landlord.”

Cosmo Montemurro of Murro Realty LLC represented Wolfgang’s Steakhouse in the lease negotiations. Fred Posniak and Shanae Ursini represented ESRT in the transaction.

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 June 30, 2016, 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 709,000 rentable square feet in the retail portfolio.

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