Mack-Cali Announces Third Quarter Leasing Activity at New Jersey Properties

11/01/2010 Category: Leasing and Development

Edison, New Jersey—November 1, 2010—Mack-Cali Realty Corporation (NYSE: CLI) today announced that it leased 651,427 square feet at its office and office/flex properties in New Jersey during the third quarter. Portfolio-wide, Mack-Cali leased 1,107,567 square feet of space during the third quarter of 2010.

Highlights of the third quarter transactions include:

  • FTI Schonbraun McCann Group (SMG), the largest, dedicated national real estate and finance consulting firm in the Country, signed transactions totaling 25,398 square feet consisting of a five-year renewal for 22,071 square feet and a four-year and nine-month expansion for 3,327 square feet at 101 Eisenhower Parkway in Roseland. The 237,000-square-foot office property, located at Eisenhower/280 Corporate Center, is 91.4 percent leased.
  • Atlas Copco NA, a provider of industrial productivity solutions, signed a new 17,620-square-foot lease for eight years and two months at the 154,395-square-foot 7 Campus Drive at Mack-Cali Business Campus in Parsippany. Mack-Cali was represented in-house by Brian Golden, leasing associate.
  • OHAUS Corporation, a global manufacturer of balances and scales, signed a new 16,383-square-foot lease for five years and six months, also at 7 Campus Drive. Jeffrey Rosenberg and John Kuhn of Grubb & Ellis represented the tenant, and Mack-Cali was represented in house by Brian Golden.
  • Tricore Interactive, an adult learning company, signed a two-year, four-month lease renewal for 13,140 square feet at 3 Independence Way at Princeton Corporate Center in Princeton. William E. Barish of Commercial Property Network, Inc. represented the tenant, and Mack Cali was represented in-house by Erin Moran and John O’Hearn, both directors of leasing. The 111,300-square-foot class A office building is 96 percent leased.

As previously announced, during the third quarter Mack-Cali also completed two transactions at Harborside Financial Center in Jersey City—a new 11-year lease for 23,516 square feet with Frenkel & Co., an international insurance brokerage firm, and a nine-year, 24,607-square-foot lease expansion with long-time tenant Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi.

Mitchell E. Hersh, Mack-Cali president and chief executive officer, commented, “As evidenced by our consistent outperformance in our markets, Mack-Cali stands out as the landlord of choice. Our diverse portfolio of top-tier properties and our consistent level of superior service to both large and small tenants alike, gives us a strong advantage over the competition. This past quarter’s leasing results, in the face of a difficult economic environment, demonstrate that.”

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 287 properties, primarily office and office/flex buildings located in the Northeast, totaling approximately 32.9 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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