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

04/30/2010 Category: Leasing and Development

Edison, New Jersey—April 30, 2010—Mack-Cali Realty Corporation (NYSE: CLI) today announced that it leased 277,686 square feet during the first quarter at its office and office/flex properties in Westchester, NY, and Fairfield, CT, counties. Company-wide, Mack-Cali leased 802,621 square feet of space during the quarter.

Highlights of the first quarter transactions include:

  • FedEx Ground Package System, Inc. signed a new three-year, 66,000-square-foot lease for the entire building at 600 West Avenue in Stamford, Connecticut. 600 West Avenue is an office/flex property located in Stamford Executive Park. Mack-Cali was represented in-house by Ivan Abry, senior director of leasing.
  • Law firm McCarthy Fingar LLP signed a 10-year, 20,000-square-foot lease renewal at 11 Martine Avenue in White Plains. Located in Westchester Financial Center, 11 Martine Avenue is a 180,000-square-foot, class A office property. Craig Ruoff of Rakow Commercial Realty Group represented the tenant, and Mack-Cali was represented in-house by Louis Amalfitano, senior director of leasing.
  • American Diagnostica, Inc., a developer, manufacturer, and distributor of clinical diagnostic and research products, signed two leases totaling 17,800 square feet at 500 West Avenue in Stamford, Connecticut. The lease transactions consisted of a three-year, 10,750-square-foot renewal, and a 7,050-square-foot three-year and six-month expansion. 500 West Avenue, a 25,000-square-foot office/flex building located in Stamford Executive Park, is 100 percent leased. Mack-Cali was represented in-house by Carol McGuire, senior director of leasing.
  • Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, a provider of insurance and financial services, signed a three-year, 13,448-square-foot lease renewal at 565 Taxter Road in Elmsford, New York. 565 Taxter Road, a 170,554-square-foot, class A office building located in Taxter Corporate Park, is 93.6 percent leased. Budd Wiesenberg of CB Richard Ellis represented the tenant, and Mack-Cali was represented in-house by Ivan Abry.
  • AVR Realty Company, an owner and developer of commercial and residential real estate, signed a five-year, 12,541-square-foot lease renewal at One Executive Boulevard in Yonkers, New York. One Executive Boulevard, a 112,000-square-foot, class A office property located in South Westchester Executive Park, is 100 percent leased. Mack-Cali was represented in house by Jeffrey Warner, vice president of leasing, and Danielle Rollins, leasing associate.
  • Chiara LLC, owners of fitness and exercise centers, signed a new 12-year, five-month, 20,516-square-foot lease at One Odell Plaza in Yonkers, New York. One Odell Plaza, a 106,000-square-foot office/flex property located in South Westchester Executive Park, is 99.9 percent leased. Mack-Cali was represented in-house by Jeffrey Warner and Danielle Rollins.

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 288 properties, primarily office and office/flex buildings located in the Northeast, totaling approximately 33.1 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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