Mack-Cali Announces Lease Renewals With IBM For Over 292,000 Square Feet

08/03/2005 Category: Leasing and Development

Cranford, New Jersey—August 3, 2005—Mack-Cali Realty Corporation (NYSE: CLI) today announced that the International Business Machines Corporation ("IBM"), a global information technology company, has signed lease renewals totaling 292,304 square feet at two office properties in Westchester County, New York.

The leases are for buildings located at Mid-Westchester Executive Park in Hawthorne and consist of:

  • A 248,399 square-foot renewal for five years for the entire class A office building at 19 Skyline Drive.
  • A 43,905 square-foot renewal for five years at 17 Skyline Drive, an 85,000 square-foot class A office building.

In each transaction, Patrick Murphy, Carl Eriksen and Linda Dow of CB Richard Ellis represented the tenant and Michael A. Grossman, Mack-Cali executive vice president, represented Mack-Cali.

Mitchell E. Hersh, president and chief executive officer of Mack-Cali, commented, "These transactions clearly demonstrate Mack-Cali's commitment to building long-term relationships with high-caliber tenants. IBM has been our tenant for more than 16 years, and we look forward to serving its office space needs for years to come."

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 currently owns or has interests in 271 properties, primarily office and office/flex buildings located in the Northeast, totaling approximately 30.2 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. Additional information on Mack-Cali Realty Corporation is available on the Company's website at

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