Empire State Realty Trust, owner of the Empire State Building, announced that online networking site LinkedIn has signed its sixth expansion lease for an additional 30,165 square feet on the 27th floor at the midtown skyscraper.
LinkedIn has grown to 312,947 square feet in total – occupying floors 3, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, and 28 – at the Empire State Building since 2011.
There are now over 1,000 employees from LinkedIn working at the Empire State Building.
“We are proud to partner with LinkedIn as they continue to grow at the Empire State Building,” says Thomas P. Durels, Executive Vice President, Real Estate for ESRT. “We have created a superior work environment that enhances tenant’s results through better employee productivity, talent recruitment, and retention. The Empire State Building offers a unique tenant experience, an Urban Campus, unlike anywhere in Manhattan with amenities including a 15,000 sq. ft. fitness center, a tenant-only conference center, and nine in-building dining options such as Juice Press, Sushi-teria, Chopt, STATE Grill and Bar, Tacombi, and two Starbucks, one dedicated for mobile order pickups.”
Founded in 2003, LinkedIn was acquired by Microsoft in 2016 for over $26 billion.