Law Firm Extends Lease at Mack-Cali's Short Hills Property

10/19/2009 Category: Leasing and Development

Edison, New Jersey—October 19, 2009—Mack-Cali Realty Corporation (NYSE: CLI) today announced Budd Larner, P.C. has signed a lease extension through October of 2024 for 54,931 square feet at Mack-Cali Short Hills, 150 John F. Kennedy Parkway in Short Hills, New Jersey. The 247,476-square-foot class A office building remains 100 percent leased.

Budd Larner, P.C., one of New Jersey’s most prestigious law firms providing a full range of legal services to a diverse group of clients, both domestic and foreign, has been a tenant in the building since 1988.

Mitchell E. Hersh, president and chief executive officer of Mack-Cali, commented, “We’re delighted that this long-time prestigious tenant has extended its occupancy at this premier property.”

Budd Larner was represented by Roger Cantor and Eric Ladden of Cornerstone Real Estate Group. Mack-Cali was represented in-house by Diane Chayes, vice president 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 289 properties, primarily office and office/flex buildings located in the Northeast, totaling approximately 33.2 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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