Metro Center
Moving Procedures

The following moving and delivery guidelines have been developed to ensure a safe and efficient move for you and your organization. Following these guidelines will expedite your move and protect the people handling the move as well as your property and the building itself. These guidelines are in no way meant to hamper or restrict your moving process, but rather to safeguard the elements involved in the process. Please let us know how we can best assist you with your move. We would be happy to answer any further questions you may have.

  • Notify the Tenant Services Coordinator at 914-698-5848 or 203-353-4028 as soon and as much in advance as possible as to the date and time of your scheduled move. All moving arrangements must be cleared by the, Tenant Services Coordinator. All moves will be scheduled on a first come first served basis.
  • Remember large office moves (4 or more pieces of furniture) may only occur on the weekends or after 6:00 p.m., Monday thru Friday. Small deliveries, (other than furniture) must be prearranged with the Tenant Services Coordinator. These small deliveries are usually permitted from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.; 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., and after 6:00 p.m., Monday thru Friday and on weekends.
  • All large deliveries and moves must be supervised by the building engineer. Tenants are responsible for any overtime charges that may incur. Please schedule these deliveries/moves ahead of time with the Tenant Services Coordinator.
  • All deliveries and moves must be handled through the loading dock and the service elevator. We strongly encourage you to reserve these areas for all large moves and deliveries. Any exceptions to this entry point must be authorized in advance by the Tenant Services Coordinator. If other areas of access are approved, the mover must protect floors and walls with acceptable material to prevent damage.
  • The moving contractor must provide a CERTIFICATE OF INSURANCE with the following requirements shown below:
  • Contractors Certificate of Insurance Requirements
  • The insurance required of the contractor and all subcontractors shall be supplied by companies licensed to do business in the state of New York and acceptable to the owner. It shall be written for not less than the limits of liability specified below, or that is required by law, whichever is greater.
  • [Contractor/Vendor] shall obtain, at its own expense, a comprehensive general liability insurance policy, which shall name the Owner, Fee Owner (if applicable), Managing Agent, its officers, directors and employees as additional insureds, with limits of liability of at least $1,000,000, (insurance limits should be confirmed according to company policy and the scope of work being performed) combined for bodily injury and property damage. All such insurance shall be primary of any other valid and collectible insurance of Owner/Managing Agent. The insurance shall provide for all claims for personal injury, wrongful death property damage arising out of the performance of this agreement.
  • Workers Compensation as required by statute and employer’s liability in the amount of the legal limit per person, per incident. Commercial General Liability Insurance via combined single limit (CSL) coverage shall be maintained for not less than $ 1,000,000 per occurrence for Bodily Injury and Property Damage, with a policy aggregate of not less than $ 3,000,000 for Bodily Injury and Property Damage, with umbrella liability insurance coverage of $ 3,000,000 per occurrence. Automobile Liability Insurance providing coverage for all owned, leased, hired or non-owned vehicles in which the minimum limit of liability for injuries, including accidental death and property damage, shall be $ 1,000,000 for any one occurrence with excess liability insurance coverage of not less than $ 3,000,000 per occurrence. Completed Operations Liability coverage for a period of two years following substantial completion if the work, with a policy aggregate of $ 3,000,000.
  • Builder’s Risk Insurance, to the extent not including under the General Liability Insurance required to be provided by the contractor.
  • Certificate of Insurance renewal shall be delivered to the Owner at least fifteen days prior to the expiration of any insurance policy.
  • All insurance required to be provided by the Contractor shall be primary and non-contributing and any coverage possessed by the Owner shall be excess over the Contractor’s coverage and deductibles.

The Certificate of Insurance shall have the following information:

CERTIFICATE HOLDER

Empire State Realty Trust
One Station Place
Stamford, CT 06902

ADDITIONAL INSURED

Empire State Realty Trust, Inc.
Empire State Realty OP, L.P.
ESRT 10 BK St., L.L.C.
ESRT Management, L.L.C.

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