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Empire State Realty Trust Welcomes Diligent Corporation to 111 West 33rd Street

NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (ESRT) has signed a full and a partial floor long-term lease with Diligent Corporation for 44,700 sq. ft. at 111 West 33rd Street. 

"We are excited that Diligent has chosen to relocate their office headquarters to 111 West 33rd Street," said Thomas P. Durels, Executive Vice President, Real Estate, for ESRT.  "Located adjacent to the Herald Square transportation hub, 111 West 33rd Street offers convenient access to Penn Station, nearby dining in NoMad and the Broadway Plaza, and public outdoor space in Greeley Square."

Diligent is the leading Enterprise Governance Management provider of secure corporate governance and collaboration solutions for boards and senior executives.

Louis D'Avanzo, Mark Richardson and Michael Baraldi of Cushman & Wakefield represented Diligent in the lease negotiations.  Landlord representation was provided by Keith Cody and Leslie Nadel of ESRT, along with Scott Klau, Erik Harris, and Neil Rubin of Newmark Knight Frank.

About Empire State Realty Trust

Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (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 June 30, 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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