Mack-Cali Announces Second Quarter Leasing Activity at Westchester and Fairfield County Properties

08/18/2009 Category: Leasing and Development

Edison, New Jersey—August 18, 2009—Mack-Cali Realty Corporation (NYSE: CLI) today announced the following lease transactions totaling over 227,000 square feet at its office properties in Westchester and Fairfield counties during the second quarter. Company-wide, Mack-Cali leased over 825,600 square feet of space during the quarter.

Highlights of second quarter transactions include:

  • Visiting Nurse & Hospice Care of Southwestern CT, Inc., a provider of home health and hospice services, has signed a new 12,898-square-foot lease at Soundview Plaza in Stamford, Connecticut, for 11 years. Jeffrey P. Williams and Steve S. Lash of Choyce Peterson, Inc., represented the tenant. Mack-Cali was represented by Stephen Baker and Brian Scruton of Cushman & Wakefield, Inc., and Louis Amalfitano, in-house director of leasing. Located at 1266 East Main Street, the 179,260-square-foot class A office property is 82.8 percent leased.
  • Bright Horizons Children’s Center, LLC, a provider of employer-sponsored child care, has signed three, five-year lease renewals totaling 20,950 square feet. The transactions consisted of a 7,200-square-foot renewal at 77 Executive Boulevard, and a 6,750-square-foot renewal at 11 Clearbrook Road, both located in Cross Westchester Executive Park in Elmsford; as well as a 7,000-square-foot renewal at 7 Odell Plaza, in South Westchester Executive Park in Yonkers. Mack-Cali was represented in-house by Louis Amalfitano.
  • Progressive Casualty Insurance Company, an auto insurance provider, signed two renewal leases totaling 17,900 square feet at 1 Executive Boulevard, in Yonkers, New York, for three years and seven months. Located in South Westchester Executive Park, the 112,000-square-foot office property is 100 percent leased. The tenant was represented by Glenn Walsh of Cushman & Wakefield, Inc., and Todd M. Heyman of Allegro Realty Advisors. Mack-Cali was represented in-house by Ivan Abry.

Other deals signed last quarter include a new 11,800-square-foot lease with Prospero’s Equipment Corporation at 5 Warehouse Lane at Elmsford Distribution Center in Elmsford, New York, and an 18,620-square-foot renewal with Quintiles, Inc., at 8 Skyline Drive in Mid-Westchester Executive Park in Hawthorne, New York.

In addition to these leases, Mack-Cali previously announced renewal and expansion leases for Fabrication Enterprises, Inc., totaling 57,517 square feet at two properties in Cross Westchester Executive Park, Elmsford, New York.

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 295 properties, primarily office and office/flex buildings located in the Northeast, totaling approximately 33.8 million square feet. The properties enable the Company to provide a full complement of real estate opportunities to its diverse base of approximately 2,100 tenants.

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