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Empire State Realty Signs 20,000SF at 1359 Broadway

1359 Broadway (Photo courtesy of Empire State Realty Trust)

Empire State Realty Trust has signed three new leases in the fashion and technology industries  totaling nearly 20,000 square feet with Calzedonia, BMR Energy and Converge Technology Solutions at 1359 Broadway.

“ESRT continues to benefit from the market flight to quality at 1359 Broadway and throughout our portfolio,” said Thomas P. Durels, executive vice president, real estate at Empire State Realty Trust (ESRT). “We are pleased to welcome Calzedonia, BMR Energy and Converge Technology Solutions to our stellar tenant roster.”

Fashion company Calzedonia USA Inc. signed a new lease for 10,492 square feet. Val Stobetsky and Calum Waddell of JLL represented Calzedonia in the lease negotiations. BMR Energy, a clean energy group backed by Virgin, signed on for a relocation and expansion from its previous space in the building to a new space totaling 4,049 square feet in March 2022. Converge Technology Solutions, a cloud-based IT services provider, signed a new lease for a 4,865-square-foot space. Dana Pike of George Comfort & Sons, Inc. represented Converge Tech Solutions in the lease negotiations.

ESRT was represented by Jordan Berger and Shanae Ursini of ESRT and Paul J. Amrich, Neil V. King III, Emily Chabrier and Meghan Allen of CBRE in all three lease negotiations.