NEW YORK, April 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESRT) announced today it has signed a new long-term office lease with Burlington Stores that doubles the company's footprint at 1400 Broadway from 35,182 to 68,307 square feet. Burlington Stores is a nationally recognized off-price retailer with great values on a wide assortment of merchandise.
"We value our long-standing relationship with ESRT and are pleased to be able to expand our footprint with an additional floor at 1400 Broadway in New York City," stated Gayle Aertker, EVP Store Development, Burlington Stores. "As Burlington continues to grow and as we execute on our Burlington 2.0 Initiatives, we appreciate ESRT's partnership, allowing us to invest further in our Merchandising team."
1400 Broadway comprises 37 floors and 935,401 rentable square feet at a prime location steps from Herald Square with easy access to transportation, dining, and entertainment. The building boasts a brand-new tenant lounge with the latest in IEQ technologies, new MERV-13 filters and industry-leading AtmosAir bi-polar ionization to provide superior indoor environmental quality. Burlington has been a tenant of the building since 2010. Other tenants of 1400 Broadway include Interpublic Group of Companies, Fragomen, and Signature Bank.
"We are pleased to further our relationship with Burlington Stores and help facilitate their continued growth," said Thomas P. Durels, executive vice president, real estate, for ESRT. "Tenants choose ESRT because of our leadership in healthy buildings, sustainability, and energy efficiency. With our recent WELL Health-Safety Rating, Fitwel certification, and 5 Star rating from GRESB, our tenants' employees can confidently return to the office."
Tenant representation was provided by Alan Desino of Colliers International. Landlord representation was by Keith Cody of ESRT, along with Scott J. Klau, Erik S. Harris, and Neil L. Rubin of Newmark Knight Frank. Additional information about current leasing availabilities at 1400 Broadway can be found online.
About Empire State Realty Trust
Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESRT) 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." The company's office and retail portfolio covers 10.1 million rentable square feet, as of Dec. 31, 2020, which consists of 9.4 million rentable square feet across 14 office properties, including nine in Manhattan, three in Fairfield County, Connecticut, and two in Westchester County, New York; as well as approximately 700,000 rentable square feet in the retail portfolio.
Empire State Realty Trust is a leader in energy efficiency in the built environment and sustainability space, with 76 percent of the eligible portfolio ENERGY STAR certified and 100 percent fully powered by renewable wind electricity. As the first commercial real estate portfolio in the Americas to achieve the evidence-based, third-party verified WELL Health-Safety Rating for health and safety, ESRT additionally earned the highest possible GRESB 5 Star Rating and Green Star recognition for sustainability performance in real estate and was named a Fitwel Champion for healthy, high-performance buildings. To learn more about Empire State Realty Trust, visit empirestaterealtytrust.com and follow ESRT on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.
About Burlington Stores
Burlington Stores, Inc., headquartered in New Jersey, is a nationally recognized off-price retailer with Fiscal 2020 net sales of $5.8 billion. The Company is a Fortune 500 company and its common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol "BURL." The Company operated 761 stores as of the end of the fourth quarter of Fiscal 2020, in 45 states and Puerto Rico, principally under the name Burlington Stores. The Company's stores offer an extensive selection of in-season, fashion-focused merchandise at up to 60% off other retailers' prices, including women's ready-to-wear apparel, menswear, youth apparel, baby, beauty, footwear, accessories, home, toys, gifts and coats. For more information about the Company, visit www.burlington.com.
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