Mack-Cali Announces Lease at Jersey City Office Complex

08/16/2007 Category: Leasing and Development

International Bank Expands by Almost 88,000 Square Feet at Harborside Financial Center

Edison, New Jersey—August 16, 2007—Mack-Cali Realty Corporation (NYSE: CLI) today announced that a major international bank has leased 87,965 square feet of space at Harborside Financial Center Plaza 2 on the Jersey City waterfront. The firm leased 80,867 square feet for a 10-year term and 7,098 square feet for a six-year term, both expiring in 2017.

The bank now leases a total of 391,258 square feet at two buildings in Harborside Financial Center, a mixed-use complex with five class A office buildings totaling 3.1 million square feet. The office buildings are 98.8 percent leased.

Mitchell E. Hersh, Mack-Cali president and chief executive officer, commented, "We're delighted that this global firm has expanded its presence at Harborside. This lease transaction demonstrates Mack-Cali's ability to effectively service its tenants and build long-term relationships with leading businesses."

David Maurer-Hollaender led the team of New Jersey and New York brokers from CB Richard Ellis that represented the tenant in the transaction.

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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