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July 6, 2021

Lease Signing

Empire State Realty Trust Signs Rizzo Group and CodeGreen Solutions to 1350 Broadway

NEW YORK (July 6, 2021) – Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESRT) announced today that Rizzo Group, a leading building code consulting firm, and CodeGreen Solutions, Inc., a decarbonization and sustainability solutions provider have signed a new, 11-year office lease with ESRT for an 11,835 square foot space at 1350 Broadway. The companies will relocate to this larger space from […]

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June 24, 2021

Empire State Building

Empire State Building Announces 10th Annual Photo Contest, with Grand Prize of $5k and $500 Gift Card

NEW YORK (June 24, 2021) – Empire State Realty Trust (NYSE: ESRT) announced today that the 10th annual Empire State Building Photo Contest will return on June 24, 2021. Photographers of all skill levels are invited to share their best images of and from the famous building for a chance to win the grand prize of $5,000 and a gift […]

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April 22, 2021

Sustainability

Empire State Realty Trust Joins New York State’s $50 Million Empire Building Challenge with Commitment to Carbon Neutrality

After Decade of Industry-Leading Energy Efficiency Successes at the Empire State Building, ESRT Charts Course to Reduce Emissions Across Entire 10.1 Million Square Foot Portfolio NEW YORK (Apr. 22, 2021) – Empire State Realty Trust (NYSE: ESRT) joined other New York State real estate leaders to kick off The Empire Building Challenge, a $50 million […]

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April 22, 2021

Sustainability

Vornado, Empire State Realty Trust pledge total carbon neutrality by 2035

10 major NY landlords join public-private partnership to support Cuomo’s emissions goal April 21, 2021 06:54 PM | By Akiko Matsuda Empire State Realty Trust and Vornado Realty Trust have committed to reaching carbon neutrality across their entire New York state real estate portfolios by 2035. The firms, which together account for more than 16 million square feet […]

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April 21, 2021

Lease Signing

Empire State Realty Trust Welcomes Zentalis Pharmaceuticals to 1359 Broadway

NEW YORK CITY, (Apr. 20, 2021) – Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESRT) announced today that Zentalis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of small molecule therapeutics that target fundamental biological pathways of cancers, has signed a new lease with ESRT for a 31,362 square foot office space […]

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April 21, 2021

Lease Signing

Empire State Realty Trust Expands Burlington Stores at 1400 Broadway

NEW YORK (Apr. 19, 2021) – Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESRT) announced today it has signed a new long-term office lease with Burlington Stores that doubles the company’s footprint at 1400 Broadway from 35,182 to 68,307 square feet. Burlington Stores is a nationally recognized off-price retailer with great values on a wide assortment […]

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April 14, 2021

Sustainability

Empire State Realty Trust Releases Inaugural Sustainability Report: Major Achievements, Net Zero Goals, Healthy Buildings, Indoor Environmental Quality, and DE&I Metrics

Targets net zero carbon emissions across entire 10.1 million square foot real estate portfolio by 2035 NEW YORK, April 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESRT) today shared its 2020 Sustainability Report that details the current state of its ESG, Healthy Buildings, and Indoor Environmental Quality accomplishments and recognition.  The report sets forth ESRT’s quantified goals and commitments to […]

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April 13, 2021

Sustainability

Empire State Realty Trust Earns 2021 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Award for Leadership in Forward-Thinking Energy Efficiency Initiatives

NEW YORK (Apr. 13, 2021) – Empire State Realty Trust (NYSE: ESRT) today announced it has been awarded the 2021 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Award by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy. This achievement recognizes ESRT for its outstanding contributions and leadership in the fight against climate change […]

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February 3, 2021

Sustainability

The Empire State Building and its related buildings are now powered by wind

by Sarah Kaplan | Feb. 3, 2021 at 8:00 a.m. EST Read original article via WashingtonPost.com The world got a little bit greener when the lights of the Empire State Building flickered to life this year: For the first time, the beloved skyscraper and 13 other office buildings owned by the same company were powered […]

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February 3, 2021

Sustainability

Empire State Realty Trust Becomes Nation’s Largest 100% User of Green Power in Real Estate

100% of Portfolio Fully Powered By Renewable Wind Electricity Carbon reduction is equivalent to all New York State households’ lights turned off for one month NEW YORK (Feb. 3, 2021) – Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESRT) today added to its industry leadership in sustainability with the purchase of renewable wind electricity for its […]

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