Empire State Realty Trust to Webcast Analyst and Investor Day

Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESRT) (the “Company”), a leading real estate investment trust with office and retail properties in Manhattan and the greater New York metropolitan area, today announced that it will host an Analyst and Investor Day on Monday, March 30, 2015 beginning at 9:15 a.m. Eastern Time.

For investors interested in listening to the presentation, a live audio-webcast in listen-only mode will be provided in the “Investors” section of the Company’s website at www.empirestaterealtytrust.com. A replay of the webcast will be available for two months following the presentation. The Analyst and Investor Day presentation materials will be available in the “Investors” section of the Company’s website.

About Empire State Realty Trust

Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESRT), a leading real estate investment trust (REIT), owns, manages, operates, acquires and repositions office and retail properties in Manhattan and the greater New York metropolitan area, including the Empire State Building, the world’s most famous office building. Headquartered in New York, New York, the Company’s office and retail portfolio covers 10.0 million rentable square feet, as of December 31, 2014, consisting of 9.3 million rentable square feet in 14 office properties, including nine in Manhattan, three in Fairfield County, Connecticut and two in Westchester County, New York; and approximately 728,000 rentable square feet in the retail portfolio. The Company also owns land at the Stamford, Connecticut Transportation Center that supports the development of an approximately 380,000 rentable square foot office building and garage.

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HNTB Leases 3 Full Tower Floors Totaling 78,000 Square Feet At ESRT’s Empire State Building

HNTB Corporation has leased three full floors, totaling more than 78,000 square feet, at the Empire State Building, announced landlord Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESRT).

The tenant, recently named one of the 10 Most Innovative Companies for 2015 by Fast Company, will be relocating its New York office, taking occupancy of floors 56-58 in the fourth quarter of this year.

“We have terrific momentum in leasing at the Empire State Building, and while HNTB’s lease reduces our current inventory to two full floors, we will be delivering to the market two full floors in 2015,” said Thomas P. Durels, Executive Vice President, and Director of Leasing and Operations for ESRT. “The terrific response to our unique urban campus’s new amenities and improving neighborhood is the fruit of our team’s hard work, and we look forward to more leasing.”

Founded in 1914, HNTB Corporation is a leading infrastructure solutions firm, with more than 60 offices across the United States and a continuous presence in New York City since 1922.

Landlord representation was provided by Fred C. Posniak of ESRT, along with William Cohen, Jonathan Tootell and Shanae Ursini of Newmark Grubb Knight Frank. Sven Sykes, Tyler Owens and Mark Friedman of Colliers International represented HNTB. David Bleckner of Bleckner P.C. served as the landlord’s attorney.

About Empire State Realty Trust

Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESRT), a leading real estate investment trust (REIT), owns, manages, operates, acquires and repositions office and retail properties in Manhattan and the greater New York metropolitan area, including the Empire State Building, the world’s most famous office building. Headquartered in New York, New York, the Company’s office and retail portfolio covers 10.0 million rentable square feet, as of December 31 2014, consisting of 9.3 million rentable square feet in 14 office properties, including nine in Manhattan, three in Fairfield County, Connecticut and two in Westchester County, New York; and approximately 728,000 rentable square feet in the retail portfolio. The Company also owns land at the Stamford, Connecticut Transportation Center that supports the development of an approximately 380,000 rentable square foot office building and garage.

*Please note all lease square footages noted are approximate.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release includes “forward-looking statements.” Forward-looking statements may be identified by the use of words such as “believes,” “expects,” “may,” “will,” “should,” “seeks,” “approximately,” “intends,” “plans,” “pro forma,” “estimates,” “contemplates,” “aims,” “continues,” “would” or “anticipates” or the negative of these words and phrases or similar words or phrases. The following factors, among others, could cause actual results and future events to differ materially from those set forth or contemplated in the forward-looking statements: the factors included in the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2014, including those set forth under the headings “Risk Factors,” “Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations,” “Business” and “Properties.” While forward-looking statements reflect the Company’s good faith beliefs, they are not guarantees of future performance. The Company disclaims any obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement to reflect changes in underlying assumptions or factors, or new information, data or methods, future events or other changes after the date of this press release, except as required by applicable law. For a further discussion of these and other factors that could impact the Company’s future results, performance or transactions, see the section entitled “Risk Factors” in the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2014, and other risks described in documents subsequently filed by the Company from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Prospective investors should not place undue reliance on any forward-looking statements, which are based only on information currently available to the Company (or to third parties making the forward-looking statements).
 

Empire State Realty Trust Announces Expansion of OnDeck’s Headquarters At 1400 Broadway by Almost 80,000 Square Feet

Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESRT) (“ESRT”) today announced that OnDeck Capital, Inc. (NYSE: ONDK) expanded its headquarters space at 1400 Broadway by approximately 79,000 square feet.

The company will grow within the property from approximately 38,000 square feet to a total occupancy of approximately 117,000 square feet.

“We are delighted that our existing relationship with OnDeck gave us the opportunity to accommodate their significant expansion at 1400 Broadway,” said Thomas P. Durels, ESRT’s Executive Vice President, Director of Leasing and Operations.

OnDeck is a leading platform for small business loans. The company uses proprietary lending technology and analytics to aggregate and analyze thousands of data points to assess the creditworthiness of small businesses. Since 2007, OnDeck has deployed more than $2 billion in capital and has served tens of thousands of small businesses across more than 700 different industries in all 50 U.S. states, and also makes small business loans in Canada.

Paul Ippolito of Newmark Grubb Knight Frank represented OnDeck in the lease negotiations.

Landlord representation was provided by Keith A. Cody of ESRT, along with Scott Klau, Erik Harris and Neil Rubin of Newmark Grubb Knight Frank.

About Empire State Realty Trust

Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESRT), a leading real estate investment trust (REIT), owns, manages, operates, acquires and repositions office and retail properties in Manhattan and the greater New York metropolitan area, including the Empire State Building, the world’s most famous office building. Headquartered in New York, New York, the Company’s office and retail portfolio covers 10.0 million rentable square feet, as of December 31 2014, consisting of 9.3 million rentable square feet in 14 office properties, including nine in Manhattan, three in Fairfield County, Connecticut and two in Westchester County, New York; and approximately 728,000 rentable square feet in the retail portfolio. The Company also owns land at the Stamford, Connecticut Transportation Center that supports the development of an approximately 380,000 rentable square foot office building and garage.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release includes “forward-looking statements.” Forward-looking statements may be identified by the use of words such as “believes,” “expects,” “may,” “will,” “should,” “seeks,” “approximately,” “intends,” “plans,” “pro forma,” “estimates,” “contemplates,” “aims,” “continues,” “would” or “anticipates” or the negative of these words and phrases or similar words or phrases. The following factors, among others, could cause actual results and future events to differ materially from those set forth or contemplated in the forward-looking statements: the factors included in the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2014, including those set forth under the headings “Risk Factors,” “Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations,” “Business” and “Properties.” While forward-looking statements reflect the Company’s good faith beliefs, they are not guarantees of future performance. The Company disclaims any obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement to reflect changes in underlying assumptions or factors, or new information, data or methods, future events or other changes after the date of this press release, except as required by applicable law. For a further discussion of these and other factors that could impact the Company’s future results, performance or transactions, see the section entitled “Risk Factors” in the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2014, and other risks described in documents subsequently filed by the Company from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Prospective investors should not place undue reliance on any forward-looking statements, which are based only on information currently available to the Company (or to third parties making the forward-looking statements).