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April 14, 2021

Sustainability

Empire State Realty Trust Releases Inaugural Sustainability Report: Major Achievements, Net Zero Goals, Healthy Buildings, Indoor Environmental Quality, and DE&I Metrics

Targets net zero carbon emissions across entire 10.1 million square foot real estate portfolio by 2035 NEW YORK, April 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESRT) today shared its 2020 Sustainability Report that details the current state of its ESG, Healthy Buildings, and Indoor Environmental Quality accomplishments and recognition.  The report sets forth ESRT’s quantified goals and commitments to […]

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April 13, 2021

Sustainability

Empire State Realty Trust Earns 2021 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Award for Leadership in Forward-Thinking Energy Efficiency Initiatives

NEW YORK (Apr. 13, 2021) – Empire State Realty Trust (NYSE: ESRT) today announced it has been awarded the 2021 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Award by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy. This achievement recognizes ESRT for its outstanding contributions and leadership in the fight against climate change […]

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February 3, 2021

Sustainability

The Empire State Building and its related buildings are now powered by wind

by Sarah Kaplan | Feb. 3, 2021 at 8:00 a.m. EST Read original article via WashingtonPost.com The world got a little bit greener when the lights of the Empire State Building flickered to life this year: For the first time, the beloved skyscraper and 13 other office buildings owned by the same company were powered […]

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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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