Mack-Cali Leases Over 67,700 Square Feet To Alpharma Inc. For Its Headquarters

11/09/2006 Category: Leasing and Development

Pharmaceutical Firm Leases a Full Floor at New Jersey Office Building

Edison, New Jersey—November 9, 2006—Mack-Cali Realty Corporation (NYSE: CLI) today announced that Alpharma Inc. (NYSE: ALO) has signed a new lease for 67,747 square feet at One Grande Commons in Bridgewater, New Jersey.

Alpharma Inc., a global specialty pharmaceutical company, will relocate its headquarters to the building from its current location in Fort Lee, New Jersey. One Grande Commons, a 198,376 square-foot class A office building located at 440 Route 22 East, is 91.4% leased.

Mitchell E. Hersh, president and chief executive officer of Mack-Cali, commented, "We're delighted that Alpharma has chosen One Grande Commons for its headquarters relocation. This transaction demonstrates Mack-Cali's firm commitment to building value by securing long-term leases with high credit-quality tenants." Ron Ganter and Tom Giannone 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 320 properties, primarily office and office/flex buildings located in the Northeast, totaling approximately 35.8 million square feet. The properties enable the Company to provide a full complement of real estate opportunities to its diverse base of approximately 2,600 tenants. Additional information on Mack-Cali Realty Corporation is available on the Company's website at

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