Designer Leads 10 New Deals in ESRT Portfolio


Empire State Realty Trust has leased over 40,000 square feet of space in three of its Manhattan office buildings to 10 new tenants, the real estate investment trust announced this week.

In the largest of the new deals, P. Devos Designs Inc. signed a 7,628-square-foot lease at 501 Seventh Avenue. The tenant, better known as fashion designer Pamella Roland, was represented by Steven Pressler of Coldwell Banker. The term of the deal was not disclosed.

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501 Seventh Avenue.
501 Seventh Avenue.

“The broad range of new tenants with whom we have signed, from media to engineering to finance and technology, illustrates the appeal of our new energy-efficient pre-built office suites in fully improved buildings with new systems and beautifully restored architecture,” Thomas Durels, the chief of property operations and leasing for ESRT, said in a prepared statement.

At 1350 Broadway, Mace North America has signed a 4,933-square-foot lease. The tenant, a provider of project management, cost consultancy and facilities management services, will relocate from 1001 Avenue of the Americas. Mace was represented by Louis Buffalino and Seamus Joyce of DTZ.

At nearby 1359 Broadway, Asset Control System, a provider of financial data management platforms, signed a 4,865-square-foot lease. The tenant was represented by Brad Lane of JLL.

Also at 1359 Broadway, online invitation and social planning service Evite LLC signed a 4,577-square-foot deal. The Los Angeles-based company was represented by William Iacovelli of CBRE.

New deals were also signed by MWH Americas and Bounce Media at 1350 Broadway, Brown & Caldwell and Payless ShoeSource at 1359 Broadway, and Ecosystem Energy Services USA at 501 Seventh Avenue, according to a press release.

Ryan Kass, Fred Posniak and Keith Cody represented the landlord in-house in all 10 transactions. Empire State Realty Trust is additionally represented by William Cohen, Neil Rubin and Andrew Weisz of Newmark Grubb Knight Frank at 1350 and 1359 Broadway, and Harry Blair, Sean Kearns and James Schunk of Cushman & Wakefield (CWK) at 501 Seventh Avenue.