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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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January 26, 2021

Lease Signing

Empire State Realty Trust Renews Pera Mediterranean Brasserie at One Grand Central Place

NEW YORK CITY, (Jan. 26, 2021) – Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESRT) announced today that Pera Mediterranean Brasserie, the critically acclaimed restaurant from BK Restaurant Partners, has renewed its lease at One Grand Central Place. “Pera Mediterranean Brasserie provides the tenants of One Grand Central Place with an upscale eastern Mediterranean restaurant experience,” said Fred […]

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Empire State Realty Trust Signs New Leases for Total of 49,999 Square feet at One Grand Central Place

January 26, 2021

Lease Signing

Empire State Realty Trust Signs New Leases for Total of 49,999 Square feet at One Grand Central Place

NEW YORK CITY, (Jan. 21, 2021) – Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESRT) announced today it has signed two new leases at One Grand Central Place. Belkin Burden Goldman, LLP, a real estate-focused law firm, signed a new lease for 30,598 square feet at One Grand Central Place. Jeffrey Peck, Daniel Horowitz, and Jacob Stern […]

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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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