Mack-Cali's Second Quarter Leasing Results Include Over 240,000 Square Feet At New York And Connecticut Properties

08/20/2004 Category: Leasing and Development

Cranford, New Jersey—August 20, 2004—Mack-Cali Realty Corporation's (NYSE: CLI) leasing results for the second quarter of 2004 included 241,494 square feet of transactions at its New York and Connecticut properties. Company-wide, Mack-Cali completed over 1.5 million square feet of leasing transactions during the quarter.

Highlights of the second quarter transactions included:

  • Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc. leased 44,266 square feet for 10 years at 555 Taxter Road in Elmsford. 555 Taxter Road, a 170,554 square-foot class A office building located at Taxter Corporate Park, is 91.7% leased. William V. Cuddy of CB Richard Ellis represented the tenant.
  • National Economic Research Associates, an economic consulting firm and a division of Marsh & McLennan, leased 32,564 square feet for five years at 50 Main Street in White Plains. The lease consists of a 31,514 square-foot renewal and an expansion of 1,050 square feet. 50 Main Street, a 309,000 square-foot class A office property located at Westchester Financial Center, is 98.9% leased. Dean Shapiro of CB Richard Ellis represented the tenant and Ivan Abry, in-house director of leasing, represented Mack-Cali.
  • Proftech Corp., an office products distributor, renewed its lease for 18,865 square feet at 200 Clearbrook Road at Cross Westchester Executive Park in Elmsford. The 94,000 square-foot office/flex building is 99.8 percent leased. Richard Rakow of Rakow Commercial Realty Group, Inc. represented the tenant and Robert Montaquiza, in-house leasing associate, represented Mack-Cali.
  • Molecular Discoveries, a biomedical firm involved in cancer research, signed a new lease for 16,900 square feet at Four Westchester Plaza in Elmsford. The 44,700 square-foot office/flex building, located at Cross Westchester Executive Park, is 99.8 percent leased. Richard Leroy of Delphi Commercial Properties, Inc. represented the tenant and Ivan Abry represented Mack-Cali.
  • York International Agency, a life and health insurance firm, renewed a 9,150 square-foot lease at One Executive Boulevard in Yonkers. The 112,000 square-foot office building, located at South Westchester Executive Park, is 100 percent leased. Jeffrey Warner, in-house managing director, represented Mack-Cali.

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 270 properties, primarily office and office/flex buildings located in the Northeast, totaling approximately 30 million square feet. The properties enable the Company to provide a full complement of real estate opportunities to its diverse base of approximately 2,100 tenants.

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