The legendary Empire State Building, icon skyscrapers of New York , the scene of hundreds of movies , series and books and undisputed star of the postcards of the city , will soon be put on sale in what could be one of the largest real estate operations U.S. history .
It is expected that the sale starts next week : there will be calls to investors around the world.
About Us Empire State Realty Trust expects to raise U.S. $ 1.05 billion .
As reported in Bloomberg , the company plans to offer on October 1 about 70 million shares for between $ 13 and $ 15 each.
Located on Fifth Avenue and 34th Street , the Empire State Building was the tallest building in the world for over 40 years since its completion in 1931 until 1972, when the construction of the North Tower of the World Trade Center was completed.
The transaction includes 18 other properties Malkin , the family that runs the Empire State Building in Manhattan and surroundings.