Mack-Cali Announces Expansion with Lehman Brothers

08/07/2007 Category: Leasing and Development

Global Firm Leases Over 71,500 Square Feet at Jersey City Waterfront Office Tower

Edison, New Jersey—August 7, 2007—Mack-Cali Realty Corporation (NYSE: CLI) today announced that global financial services firm Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. has leased 71,504 square feet at 101 Hudson Street on the Jersey City, New Jersey waterfront. The lease, which expires January 31, 2018, consists of a 10-year expansion of 62,763 square feet and a seven-year renewal of 8,741 square feet.

Lehman Brothers now leases 270,063 square feet at the building. 101 Hudson Street, a 42-story, 1.25 million square-foot office tower, is 91.9 percent leased.

Mitchell E. Hersh, Mack-Cali president and chief executive officer, stated, "This transaction is in line with our strategy of building successful, long-term tenant relationships, and demonstrates the Jersey City waterfront's strong appeal to high-caliber companies such as Lehman Brothers."

The tenant was represented on the lease expansion by CB Richard Ellis New York's Robert Alexander, chairman; Michael Geoghegan, vice chairman; and Andrew Sussman, first vice president. Mack-Cali was represented in-house on the expansion and renewal by Christopher DeLorenzo, vice president of leasing, and Thomas Savoca, senior director of leasing.

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 300 properties, primarily office and office/flex buildings located in the Northeast, totaling approximately 34.7 million square feet. The properties enable the Company to provide a full complement of real estate opportunities to its diverse base of approximately 2,200 tenants.

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