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Empire State Realty Trust signed leases with national retailers at 10 Union Square East and 501 Seventh Ave.

ESRT Signs Service Retailers in Union Square, Midtown 

Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (ESRT) inked three new retail leases with AT&T Mobility, Subway, and Le Café Coffee at two of its Manhattan properties. 

At 10 Union Square East, AT&T Mobility signed its third lease with ESRT for 3,077 square feet. Steve E. Baker of Winick Realty Group represented AT&T Mobility. Ownership was represented by ESRT’s Fred C. Posniak and RIPCO’s Gene Spiegelman, Andrew Mandell, Richard Skulnik and Beth Rosen.  

Subway signed its second lease with ESRT for a 600-square-foot space. Cushman & Wakefield’s Neil Seth represented Subway.  Posniak and the RIPCO team represented ESRT. 

At 501 Seventh Ave., Le Café Coffee signed its second lease with ESRT for 731 square feet. Winick’s Yoel Gorjian represented Le Café and Posniak represented ESRT. 

“Quality retail service tenants continue to be attracted to our retail stores located in bustling neighborhoods with high-volume foot traffic where their businesses thrive,” said Posniak. 


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