NEW YORK CITY, January 16, 2018 – Empire State Realty Trust (NYSE: ESRT) has announced the following long-term lease transactions at the Empire State Building:
- RaySearch Americas Inc. for 12,800 sq. ft.
- BTS USA, Inc. for 11,600 sq. ft.
“BTS and RaySearch chose to lease at the World’s Most Famous Building due to the building’s worldwide brand recognition and Urban Campus amenities” said Thomas P. Durels, Executive Vice President and Director of Leasing and Operations for ESRT.
BTS is a global professional services firm focused on strategic execution, serving the world’s leading companies with results in business innovation. RaySearch advances cancer treatment through pioneering software, sparking revolutionary care for patients worldwide.
David Dusek and Simon Landmann of JLL represented BTS in the lease negotiations. Dan Schwartz and Peter Rosenlow of Winslow & Company represented RaySearch in the lease negotiations. Shanae Ursini of ESRT provided landlord representation for both transactions along with Paul Glickman, Jonathan Fanuzzi, Kip Orban and Harley Dalton of JLL.
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, 2017, 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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