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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]