Mack-Cali Announces First Quarter Leasing Activity at Suburban Philadelphia, Southern N.J., D.C., and Maryland Properties
Edison, New Jersey—May 2, 2012—Mack-Cali Realty Corporation (NYSE: CLI) today announced that it leased 248,827 square feet at its office and office/flex properties in the Suburban Philadelphia, Southern New Jersey, Washington, D.C., and Maryland markets during the first quarter. Portfolio-wide, Mack-Cali leased 1,098,191 square feet of space during the quarter.
Highlights of the first quarter transactions include:
- A global engineering company renewed its lease for the entire 74,000-square-foot 228 Strawbridge Drive in Moorestown Corporate Center in Moorestown, N.J. Mack-Cali was represented in-house by Tim O'Brien, director of leasing.
- Arabella Advisors, a philanthropy services firm, signed a new 15,513-square-foot lease at 1201 Connecticut Avenue, NW in Washington, D.C. The 169,549-square-foot office building is 100 percent leased. Steve Burman and Jay Farmer of Jones Lang LaSalle represented the tenant in the transaction. Mack-Cali was represented in-house by Kenneth Smondrowski, director of leasing.
- Vision Realty, aka Don Mar Frame and Moulding, a distributor of picture framing materials, signed a 14,570-square-foot lease renewal at 915 North Lenola Road in Moorestown, N.J. The 52,488-square-foot office/flex building, located in Moorestown West Corporate Center, is 100 percent leased. Mack-Cali was represented in-house by Tim O'Brien.
- CVC Specialty Chemicals Inc., a chemical manufacturer, signed an 11,870-square-foot lease renewal at 844 North Lenola Road in Moorestown, N.J. The 28,670-square-foot office/flex building, located in Moorestown West Corporate Center, is 100 percent leased. Mack Cali was represented in-house by Tim O'Brien.
- Keystone Mercy Health Plan and AmeriHealth Mercy Health Plan, members of the AmeriHealth Mercy Family of companies, signed a new 11,533-square-foot lease at 300 Stevens Drive in Lester, Pa. Located in Airport Business Center, the 68,000-square-foot office building is 100 percent leased. The tenant was represented in the transaction by Thomas Whitworth and Chris Rink, both of NorthMarq Advisors. Mack-Cali was represented in-house by Jake Fruncillo, director of leasing.
Mitchell E. Hersh, Mack-Cali president and chief executive officer, commented, "These transactions clearly demonstrate that our "Tenants First" philosophy strengthens our reputation as a premier landlord, as we've had many successes in attracting new tenants, as well as retaining our existing tenants."
Mack-Cali Realty Corporation is a fully integrated, self-administered, self-managed real estate investment trust (REIT) providing management, leasing, development, construction and other tenant-related services for its class A real estate portfolio. Mack-Cali owns or has interests in 277 properties, primarily office and office/flex buildings located in the Northeast, totaling approximately 32.2 million square feet. The properties enable the Company to provide a full complement of real estate opportunities to its diverse base of over 2,000 tenants.
Additional information on Mack-Cali Realty Corporation is available on the Company's website at www.mack‑cali.com
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