Shares Could Be Offered In Empire State Building

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New York is one place real estate is looking up. And those of you who want a piece of the action, look no further than the city's most famous skyscraper. The New York Times reports the family that controls the Empire State Building wants to include that art deco landmark in a new publicly traded real estate company so people can buy shares. Shares and a $20 elevator ticket will get you a trip to the top.

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