Mack-Cali Announces Third Quarter Leasing Results for Northern and Central New Jersey Properties

11/10/2005 Category: Leasing and Development

Cranford, New Jersey--November 10, 2005--Mack-Cali Realty Corporation (NYSE: CLI) today announced it has completed 867,154 square feet of leasing transactions at its Northern and Central New Jersey properties during the third quarter. Company-wide, Mack-Cali leased over 1.6 million square feet of space during the quarter.

Third quarter transactions already announced during the quarter include a new 117,118 square-foot lease with AIG subsidiary American Home Assurance Company at 5 Wood Hollow Road in Parsippany; a new lease with The New Jersey Turnpike Authority for 100,223 square feet at 581 Main Street in Woodbridge; and a 71,286 square-foot expansion with AIG subsidiary National Union Fire Insurance at 101 Hudson Street in Jersey City.

Other highlights of third quarter transactions include:

  • Franklin Credit Management Corporation, a provider of specialty consumer finance and asset management services, leased a total of 40,722 square feet at 101 Hudson Street. The transaction represents an expansion of 6,856 square feet for eight years and four months, and a three-year extension of 33,866 square feet. The 42-story, 1.25 million square-foot class A office building is 97.9 percent leased. Edward Duenas and Gil Medina of Cushman & Wakefield represented the tenant and Thomas Savoca, in-house director of leasing, and Christopher DeLorenzo, in-house vice president of leasing, represented Mack-Cali.
  • UBS Financial Services, Inc., a subsidiary of global financial services firm UBS, leased 34,313 square feet at Mack-Cali Centre IV at 61 South Paramus Road in Paramus. The lease consists of a 12,365 square-foot renewal and a 21,948 square-foot expansion. The 269,191 square-foot class A office building is 98.8 percent leased. Kevin J. Murphy of Cushman & Wakefield represented the tenant and Christopher DeLorenzo represented Mack-Cali.
  • ACNielsen (US), Inc., a market information service provider, leased 32,272 square feet at Mack-Cali Centre II at 650 From Road in Paramus. The lease consists of a renewal of 26,058 square feet and an expansion of 6,214 square feet. The 348,510 square-foot class A office building is 99 percent leased. Walter Schoenberg and Robert Giglio of Cushman & Wakefield represented the tenant and Christopher DeLorenzo and Thomas Savoca represented Mack-Cali.
  • Countrywide Home Loans, a subsidiary of Countrywide Financial Corporation, signed a new lease for 24,838 square feet at 20 Commerce Drive in Cranford. The 176,600 square-foot class A office property is 100 percent leased. Edward DaCosta and Kenneth Rapp of CB Richard Ellis represented the tenant and Toni Casiano, in-house senior director of leasing, represented Mack-Cali.
  • Continental Casualty Company, a subsidiary of CNA Financial Corporation, signed a new lease for 24,554 square feet at 4 Century Drive in Parsippany. The 100,036 square-foot class A office building, located at Mack-Cali Business Campus, is 68.2 percent leased. Marc Rosenberg of Cushman & Wakefield represented the tenant and Diane Chayes, in-house vice president of leasing, 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 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 www.mack-cali.com.

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