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, 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 […]

Empire State Realty Trust Achieves WELL Health-Safety Rating

First commercial portfolio to achieve the rating in the U.S. September 21, 2020 – New York, NY – The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) today announced that Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESRT), the greater New York metro area office and retail real estate leader, is the first commercial real estate portfolio in the […]

Empire State Building COVID Couples Photoshoot 1,050 ft Above New York City

New York City (September 17, 2020) – The Empire State Building (ESB) Observatory announces that couples throughout the Tri-State area can receive complimentary wedding photography on October 10, 2020 – 10.10.20 – with the purchase of tickets to its Observatories. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., a professional photographer will be available on the Building’s […]

Empire State Realty Trust Signs 63,000 Square Feet Lease In Stamford, CT

NEW YORK CITY, September 16, 2020 – Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESRT) announced today that Berkley Insurance Company (BIC), a subsidiary of W. R. Berkley Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, has signed a new lease through 2033 for 63,173 square feet at Metro Center, in Stamford, Connecticut.   BIC, A+ rated by both Standard […]

Empire State Building Owner on New York City’s Re-Opening

An Interview with President, Chairman and CEO of Empire State Realty Trust, Anthony E Malkin CNBC: Meantime, New York City is expected to begin its phase 3 reopening on Monday, but mayor Bill de Blasio says that will not include indoor dining anymore, as was originally scheduled. And as we head into a new month […]

Empire State Building Observatory Recalls Employees For Training

The Iconic NYC Landmark Prepares to Reopen with New Protocols New York, NY, July 13, 2020 – The Empire State Building (ESB) today announced the recall of its employees for training in the new protocols and processes required as the final step to prepare for its world-famous Observatory to reopen on July 20, 2020, under […]

Empire State Realty Trust Announces Appointment of Aaron Ratner as Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer

New York, NY, May 19, 2020 – Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESRT) (the “Company”), a real estate investment trust with office and retail properties in Manhattan and the greater New York metropolitan area, today announced the appointment of Aaron Ratner as Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer, effective May 26, 2020. In […]