Speaking of the Empire State — networking and job site LinkedIn is expanding by 188,653 square feet to occupy 501,600 square feet at the Empire State Building.
The company already occupies 312,947 square feet of the legendary, 2.8-million-square-foot building.
Sources say some of the new space was previously occupied by Coty.
LinkedIn was represented by Sacha Zarba, Lauren Crowley Corrinet and Chris Hogan of CBRE.
The environmentally friendly building, owned by Empire State Realty Trust, bills itself as an “urban campus” and was represented in-house by Ryan Kass and Shanae Ursini. The asking rent was $78 per square foot, sources said.
The popular social media and business news site was purchased by Microsoft for $26.2 billion in 2016.