NEW YORK,– Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESRT) announced today that Abrams Artists Agency, a prominent talent and literary agency with offices in both New York and Los Angeles, signed a 25,294 sq. ft. lease at the Empire State Building, bringing their world famous talent to the World’s Most Famous Building.
“We are happy to welcome Abrams Artists Agency to the Empire State Building. They join a roster of renowned tenants like LinkedIn, Workday, and JCDecaux, among many others,” said Thomas P. Durels, Executive Vice President, Real Estate, for ESRT. “Just as Abrams Artists Agency fosters the careers of its many clients, so does the Empire State Building help its tenants by offering the unique experience of working in an iconic landmark with a state-of-the-art fitness center, top of the line in-building dining and exceptional tenant services.”
Greg Taubin and Scott Bogetti of Savills Inc. represented Abrams Artists Agency. Landlord representation was provided by Shanae Ursini from ESRT along with Paul Glickman, Jonathan Fanuzzi, Simon Landmann, Harley Dalton and Kip Orban from JLL.
About Empire State Realty Trust
Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESRT), a leading real estate investment trust (REIT), owns, manages, operates, acquires and repositions office and retail properties in Manhattan and the greater New York metropolitan area, including the Empire State Building, the “World’s Most Famous Building.” Headquartered in New York, New York, the Company’s office and retail portfolio covers 10.1 million rentable square feet, as of December 31, 2018, consisting of 9.4 million rentable square feet in 14 office properties, including nine in Manhattan, three in Fairfield County, Connecticut, and two in Westchester County, New York; and approximately 700,000 rentable square feet in the retail portfolio.
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