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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 […]

Empire State Building in Partnership with iHeartMedia Shines a Light on the Robin Hood Foundation with Shawn Mendes Music-to-Light Show

NEW YORK – May 10, 2019 — The Empire State Building in partnership with iHeartMedia today announced that its world-famous tower lights will shine in celebration of the Robin Hood Foundation – New York City’s largest poverty-fighting organization – and its 2019 Benefit on Monday, May 13th, with a music-to-light show set to two-time Grammy Award-nominated singer/songwriter Shawn […]

Empire State Building Run-Up Presented by Turkish Airlines

NEW YORK – May 13, 2019 — Today, the Empire State Building announced that elite tower runner Suzy Walsham will return to the World’s Most Famous Building on Tuesday, May 14, 2019, for the Empire State Building Run-Up (ESBRU) Presented by Turkish Airlines Powered by the Challenged Athletes Foundation, to secure her spot as the most decorated athlete […]