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October 30, 2020

Empire State Building

Play SIMON® On the Empire State Building on Halloween

The iconic landmark launches www.Simon-Live.com, an interactive live game with its tower lights New York, NY, October 30, 2020 – The Empire State Building (ESB) today announced ESB SIMON®, a new way for families and fans of the Building to join together for a good time as they play the iconic game on ESB’s world-famous […]

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October 22, 2020

Lease Signing

Empire State Realty Trust Leases 212,154 Sq. Ft. to Centric Brands at the Empire State Building

New York, NY (October 21, 2020) – Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESRT) (“the Company”) announced today that the Company signed a direct lease with Centric Brands for 212,154 square feet at the Empire State Building (ESB).  The space was previously leased to Global Brands Group and occupied by Centric Brands under a sublease. […]

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October 6, 2020

Sustainability

Health and Wellness Week on DesignTV by SANDOW

By Quinn Halman – October 6th 2020 See original article on interiordesign.net Last week, DesignTV by SANDOW focused exclusively on updating and upgrading built environments dedicated to health and wellness. Experts from different corners of the industry weighed in on trends they see emerging and innovative projects they’ve completed. 9/21 To begin the week, Interior Design editor in chief Cindy […]

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October 1, 2020

Sustainability

NYC Starts Grading Larger Buildings on Energy Efficiency as Some Owners Cry Foul

by Nicholas Rizzi | Oct. 1, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. EST To read the full article, please visit Commercial Observer

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September 24, 2020

Sustainability

The Ground Up: A Closer Look At Empire State Realty’s Sustainability Practices

Written by Brad Thomas | Sep. 24, 2020 9:49 AM ET Please see full article on Seeking Alpha

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September 21, 2020

Sustainability

Empire State Realty Trust Achieves WELL Health-Safety Rating

First commercial portfolio to achieve the rating in the U.S. September 21, 2020 – New York, NY – The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) today announced that Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESRT), the greater New York metro area office and retail real estate leader, is the first commercial real estate portfolio in the […]

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September 18, 2020

Empire State Building

Anthony Malkin on the Pandemic’s Impact

by Anca Gagiuc | September 18, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. EST The Empire State Building, the historical landmark that has graced New York City’s skyline since 1931, is a building of the past as much as it is a building of the future. Despite its golden age, the iconic skyscraper’s machines and systems have been revamped, […]

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September 18, 2020

Sustainability

A New Standard Helps Create Confidence That It’s Safe to Return

by Sara Fernandez Cendon| September 18, 2020 Read original piece published in Metropolis On March 11, 2020, the WHO designated COVID-19 a pandemic. Cities, states, and nations around the world responded by restricting everyday activities, helping to limit the disease’s spread and create a sense of security, however tenuous. Now, months later, with businesses and organizations […]

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September 18, 2020

Empire State Building

Empire State Building COVID Couples Photoshoot 1,050 ft Above New York City

New York City (September 17, 2020) – The Empire State Building (ESB) Observatory announces that couples throughout the Tri-State area can receive complimentary wedding photography on October 10, 2020 – 10.10.20 – with the purchase of tickets to its Observatories. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., a professional photographer will be available on the Building’s […]

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September 16, 2020

Lease Signing

Empire State Realty Trust Signs 63,000 Square Feet Lease In Stamford, CT

NEW YORK CITY, September 16, 2020 – Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESRT) announced today that Berkley Insurance Company (BIC), a subsidiary of W. R. Berkley Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, has signed a new lease through 2033 for 63,173 square feet at Metro Center, in Stamford, Connecticut.   BIC, A+ rated by both Standard […]

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