News

January 25, 2021

Empire State Building

Empire State Building and iHeartMedia New York to Gift One Couple the Ultimate New York City Wedding at the World’s Most Romantic Building

New York (Jan. 25, 2021) – The Empire State Building (ESB), in partnership with iHeartMedia New York, today launched a national contest that will gift one couple the socially distanced wedding of their dreams on Valentine’s Day weekend at the world’s most romantic building, with everything from the dress to the wedding rings included. From Jan. 25 through […]

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January 11, 2021

Empire State Building

Empire State Building to Shine in a Red Heartbeat to Honor Joe Biden’s COVID-19 Memorial

Music-to-Light Show Synced to Alicia Keys’ ‘Empire State of Mind’ Returns With Simulcast on iHeartMedia New York’s Z100 and the iHeartRadio App New York (Jan. 11, 2021) –The Empire State Building today announced its participation in President-Elect Biden’s plan to memorialize American lives lost from the COVID-19 pandemic with its iconic heartbeat lighting. For several months during […]

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January 8, 2021

Lease Signing

Empire State Realty Trust Renews Trexquant at First Stamford Place

NEW YORK CITY, Jan. 5, 2020 – Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESRT) announced today that Trexquant Investment, a quantitative investment firm, renewed its lease at First Stamford Place for 9,805 square feet. “ESRT is happy to extend our relationship with Trexquant,” said Jeffrey H. Newman, senior vice president of ESRT. “Our entire portfolio […]

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December 18, 2020

Lease Signing

Empire State Realty Trust Expands ClearView Healthcare Partners at 111 West 33rd Street

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 […]

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December 18, 2020

Lease Signing

Empire State Realty Trust Achieves Fitwel Certification Across 6.7 Million Square Feet for Six of its New York City Properties

New York, NY (Dec. 17, 2020) — Empire State Realty Trust (NYSE: ESRT) announced today that six of its properties have achieved Fitwel certification and that ESRT is a Fitwel Champion. ESRT’s Fitwel certified properties represent 6.7 million square feet and approximately 83 percent of ESRT’s New York City portfolio of properties.   Fitwel is a […]

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December 2, 2020

Investor Relations

Empire State Realty Trust Announces Grant H Hill to Join Board of Directors

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESRT) (the “Company”) today announced that Grant H. Hill has joined its Board of Directors, effective November 30. Grant H. Hill’s appointment to the Company’s Board of Directors fills a newly created vacancy on the Board following the Board’s decision to increase its size from eight […]

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November 24, 2020

Sustainability

Empire State Realty Trust Achieves GRESB 5 Star Rating in First Year of Participation

November 24, 2020 – In its first year of submission to GRESB, Empire State Realty Trust (NYSE: ESRT) earned the highest possible GRESB 5 Star Rating and Green Star recognition, and score of 88, in the 2020 GRESB Real EstateAssessment, an achievement that places ESRT in the top 20% of all respondents. “ESRT to date has […]

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November 17, 2020

Empire State Building

Empire State Building Observatory This Holiday Season

Holiday windows to feature LEGO STAR WARS™ sets New York, NY, November 18, 2020 – The Empire State Building (ESB) today announced the details of its annual holiday festivities. Guests who purchase tickets to visit the world-famous 86th and 102nd Floor Observatories will see more than just the iconic views. This holiday season take Lonely […]

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November 11, 2020

Empire State Building

Empire State Building & iHeart Radio Unwrap Carrie Underwood’s Christmas Album ‘My Gift’ For Annual Holiday Light Show

New York, NY (November 11, 2020) – Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESRT) and iHeartMedia today announced that the annual Empire State Building (ESB) holiday music-to-light show will feature Carrie Underwood’s new song “Hallelujah” with John Legend, from her first-ever Christmas album My Gift. World-renowned lighting designer Marc Brickman choreographed the festive light show, […]

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November 9, 2020

Lease Signing

Empire State Realty Trust Welcomes Swedbank to the Empire State Building

NEW YORK CITY, November 9, 2020 – Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESRT) announced today that Swedbank, a Stockholm-based banking group, signed a 7,905 sq ft. lease on the 45th floor at the Empire State Building. “We are delighted to welcome Swedbank to the Empire State Building. Our entire portfolio continues to attract top […]

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