Mack-Cali Obtains $64.5 Million in Mortgages on New Jersey Buildings

01/27/2009 Category: Financial

Edison, New Jersey—January 27, 2009—Mack-Cali Realty Corporation (NYSE: CLI) today announced that it has obtained $64.5 million in financing from Guardian Life Insurance Company of America in two separate mortgage transactions.

The first mortgage, for 100 Walnut Avenue in Clark, NJ, a 182,555-square-foot, class A office building, is for $19.6 million. The second mortgage, for One River Centre, 331 Newman Springs Road, Red Bank, NJ, a three-building class A office complex totaling approximately 480,000 square feet, is for $44.9 million. Both mortgage loans carry a term of 10 years and bear an interest rate of 7.25 percent.

Mitchell E. Hersh, president and chief executive officer, stated, "We are extremely pleased that we have secured these mortgages and enhanced our balance sheet liquidity. We appreciate Guardian Life's confidence in us."

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 293 properties, primarily office and office/flex buildings located in the Northeast, totaling approximately 33.5 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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