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Empire State Realty Trust announced that Clarins USA, a plant-based, French skincare company, has signed a new lease with ESRT for a full-floor, 15,109 square foot space at 1400 Broadway.
Located along the improved Broadway Pedestrian Plaza, 1400 Broadway provides access to transportation, dining, lodging, and entertainment. Clarins will join Signature Bank, IPG and Burlington Coat Factory, who have all expanded their presence in the 37-story building.
“We have made the decision to relocate our New York Headquarters Office to 1400 Broadway, to be in a more energy-efficient building that aligns with our corporate responsibility values,” said Lionel Uzan, president of Clarins North America in a statement. “We intend to design a modern and versatile work environment to reflect the new needs of a mobile and agile workforce to foster collaboration, creativity, and social interactions, all in a more centrally-located area.”
“We see a real flight to quality by tenants who recognize the value of our offer. Clarins’ employees will enjoy a spectacular new tenant lounge and in-building food options and will benefit from ESRT’s leadership in energy efficiency and superior indoor environmental quality,” said Thomas P. Durels, executive vice president, real state at ESRT.
All ESRT buildings are equipped with energy efficiency and indoor environmental quality measures which include MERV 13 filters and active bi-polar ionization. ESRT is committed to healthy buildings and confident return to office practices with frequent cleaning of public spaces and compliance with state and federal guidelines
Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. is a NYC-focused REIT that owns and manages a well-positioned property portfolio of office and retail assets in Manhattan and the greater New York metropolitan area. Owner of the Empire State Building, ESRT also owns and operates its iconic, newly reimagined Observatory Experience. As of Dec. 31, 2021, ESRT’s portfolio is comprised of 9.4 million rentable square feet of office space, and approximately 700,000 rentable square feet of retail space.
Founded in a professional Parisian beauty institute by Jacques Courtin-Clarins in 1954, Clarins has become the #1 skincare brand in Europe. More than 65 years later, the brand remains family-owned and is distributed in more than 140 countries—offering skincare innovations for face and body, men’s and makeup. With unique expertise in Phyto-chemistry, Clarins Laboratories are considered pioneers in the fields of plant science and technology.