Mack-Cali Leases Over 157,000 Square Feet at D.C. Properties

05/09/2002 Category: Leasing and Development

Renewals Signed with Winston & Strawn, Radio Free Europe and Leo A. Daly Company

Cranford, New Jersey—May 9, 2002—Mack-Cali Realty Corporation (NYSE: CLI) today announced it has recently completed 157,115 square feet of leasing transactions at its Washington, D.C. properties.

Highlights of these transactions include:

  • Winston & Strawn, an international law firm, renewed its lease for 108,100 square feet at 1400 L Street, NW, in Washington, D.C. The 159,000 square-foot class A office building is 100% leased. Nancy A. Pacher of U.S. Equities Realty, L.L.C. represented the tenant and Richard C. Tonner of Cassidy & Pinkard represented Mack-Cali.
  • Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, an international communications service, renewed its lease for 26,856 square feet for eight years at 1201 Connecticut Avenue, NW, in Washington, D.C. The 169,549 square-foot class A office building is 100% leased. Robert Osinoff of Transwestern Commercial Real Estate Services represented the tenant and Richard C. Tonner represented Mack-Cali.
  • Leo A. Daly Company, a planning, architecture, engineering and interior design firm, renewed 22,159 square feet at 1201 Connecticut Avenue, NW. Craig Lussi of Julien J. Studley, Inc. represented the tenant and Richard C. Tonner represented Mack-Cali.

Mitchell E. Hersh, chief executive officer of Mack-Cali, commented, "These transactions demonstrate Mack-Cali's ability to service our very diverse tenant base throughout our Northeast and Mid-Atlantic markets."

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 268 properties, primarily office and office/flex buildings located in the Northeast, totaling approximately 28.7 million square feet. The properties enable the Company to provide a full complement of real estate opportunities to its diverse base of approximately 2,300 tenants.

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