News

July 15, 2020

ESRT Updates

Empire State Building Owner on New York City’s Re-Opening

An Interview with President, Chairman and CEO of Empire State Realty Trust, Anthony E Malkin CNBC: Meantime, New York City is expected to begin its phase 3 reopening on Monday, but mayor Bill de Blasio says that will not include indoor dining anymore, as was originally scheduled. And as we head into a new month […]

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July 13, 2020

Empire State Building

Empire State Building Observatory Recalls Employees For Training

The Iconic NYC Landmark Prepares to Reopen with New Protocols New York, NY, July 13, 2020 – The Empire State Building (ESB) today announced the recall of its employees for training in the new protocols and processes required as the final step to prepare for its world-famous Observatory to reopen on July 20, 2020, under […]

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May 19, 2020

ESRT Updates

Empire State Realty Trust Announces Appointment of Aaron Ratner as Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer

New York, NY, May 19, 2020 – Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESRT) (the “Company”), a real estate investment trust with office and retail properties in Manhattan and the greater New York metropolitan area, today announced the appointment of Aaron Ratner as Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer, effective May 26, 2020. In […]

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May 12, 2020

Empire State Building

Empire State Building and Billy Joel in Partnership with iHeartMedia Turn the Bright Lights on Broadway With a New Light Show Set to Miami 2017

ESB and iHeartMedia New York’s Q104.3 to Host Live Music-to-Light Show Replaying this Special Moment of Billy Joel’s “Miami 2017” Nightly at 9:00 pm ET through May 15 New York, NY (May 11, 2020) – On Monday, May 11, at 8:00 pm ET, the Empire State Building (ESB) illuminated the New York City skyline with […]

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May 6, 2020

Empire State Building

New Yorkers Respond to COVID 19 in “Big Apple” Ways

New York City’s usually bustling streets have been eerily quiet during the COVID-19 Pandemic. However every evening at 7, thousands of New Yorkers open their windows to cheer and bang and toot their appreciation for healthcare workers and others on the front lines. Ariana is only 8 years old, but she brings real big apple […]

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April 24, 2020

Empire State Building

Empire State Building Launches #HeroesShineBright Campaign to Show Thanks to First Responders

A week of lightings for First Responder organizations and Essential Workers kicks off April 24 New York, NY (April 23, 2020) – The Empire State Building (ESB) today announced the launch of #HeroesShineBright, a weeklong campaign to give thanks to every person putting their lives on the line to save others during the COVID-19 pandemic […]

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March 31, 2020

Empire State Building

Empire State Building COVID-19 Lighting: The Heartbeat of the United States

ROTATING SIREN IN THE MAST IN RECOGNITION OF OUR FIRST RESPONDER HEROES Starting March 30, and through the COVID-19 battle, the Empire State Building’s signature white lights will be replaced nightly with the Heartbeat of America in bright red with a siren of red and white in the mast to pay respect to the heroic […]

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March 27, 2020

Empire State Building

Empire State Building in Partnership With iHeartMedia’s Z100 to Kick Off Nightly Music-to-Light Shows

New York, NY (March 27, 2020) –Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESRT) and iHeartMedia (Nasdaq: IHRT) today announce their partnership to reach those sheltering at home with New York’s Z100’s radio waves and Empire State Building’s world-famous tower lights.  On Friday, March 27, at 9:00 p.m., the tower of the Empire State Building will […]

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February 25, 2020

Lease Signing

Empire State Realty Trust Welcomes Target to Union Square East

NEW YORK CITY, February 25, 2020 – Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESRT) announced today that national retailer Target has signed a lease at 10 Union Square East for an approximately 33,000 square foot store. “ESRT is delighted to continue our partnership with Target as they open a new store at our Union Square […]

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January 22, 2020

Lease Signing

Empire State Realty Trust Welcomes Concord Music Group, Inc. to 250 West 57th Street

NEW YORK CITY, January 22, 2020 – Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESRT) announced today that Concord, the independent, worldwide leader in the development, management, and acquisition of sound recordings, music publishing, and theatrical performance rights signed a long-term lease for 46,329 sq. ft. at 250 West 57th Street. “We are delighted to welcome […]

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