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New Radiant Heat at The Empire State Building Observatory

Stay Warm on the Exterior 86th Floor Observatory Deck This Winter New York, NY, December 2, 2019 – For the first time ever, the Empire State Building has announced the installation of radiant heaters on its world-famous, open-air 86th Floor Observatory. The new heat lamps keep the chill at bay for visitors who wish to […]

The Empire State Building Observatory Redevelopment Completed

New 80th floor Completes Four-Year, $165 Million Redevelopment Project New York, NY, November 26, 2019 – The Empire State Building Observatory (ESBO) atop The World’s Most Famous Building today announces the completion of the redevelopment of its 80th floor. The final component of the four-year, $165 million project to reimagine the ESBO adds engaging and […]

Experience the Wonder of the Holiday Season at the Empire State Building

New This Winter: Radiant Heat on the 86th Floor Observatory New York, NY, November 5, 2019 – The Empire State Building (ESB) today announced the details of its annual holiday festivities, shared with New Yorkers, tourists, and fans across the globe. The celebration, which takes place throughout November and December, will include a seasonal Fifth […]

Empire State Building Unveils New 102nd Floor Observatory

New York, NY, October 10, 2019 — The Empire State Building (ESB) today announced the third phase of its top-to-bottom reimagined Observatory Experience, the newly renovated 102nd floor Observatory. Opening to the public on October 12, 2019, the 102nd floor will feature floor-to-ceiling glass windows where Guests can step right to the edge of the […]

Empire State Realty Trust Signs Eighth Expansion Lease With LinkedIn at the Empire State Building

NEW YORK CITY, October 9, 2019 – Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESRT) announced today that LinkedIn has signed its eighth expansion lease at the Empire State Building, adding three and a half floors and 188,653 square feet to its current campus.  Since 2011, LinkedIn has grown to 501,600square feet in total at the World’s Most Famous Building. […]

Empire State Realty Trust Welcomes First Republic Bank to One Grand Central Place

NEW YORK CITY, September 25, 2019 – Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESRT) announced today that First Republic Bank, which offers private banking, private business banking, private wealth management, and other services, will open a 14,430 sq. ft. facility at One Grand Central Place. “We are pleased to welcome First Republic Bank to our […]

EMPIRE STATE BUILDING UNVEILS BRAND NEW SECOND FLOOR OBSERVATORY EXPERIENCE

Immersive Exhibits Open to the Public on July 29 New York, NY, July 25, 2019 — The Empire State Building (ESB) today announced the second phase of its top-to-bottom reimagined Observatory Experience. Opening to the public on July 29, 2019, the $165 million project presents the only museum in New York City that is open […]

Empire State Realty Trust Welcomes L’Occitane, Inc. to 111 West 33rd Street

NEW YORK CITY, May 22, 2019 – Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESRT) announced today that L’Occitane, Inc., a leading global retailer of natural cosmetics and well-being products, signed a 20,962 sq. ft. lease at 111 West 33rd Street for the full 20th floor. “L’Occitane, Inc., a great international brand, joins an exciting tenant roster at 111 […]