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

11/01/2010 Category: Leasing and Development

Edison, New Jersey—November 1, 2010—Mack-Cali Realty Corporation (NYSE: CLI) announced today that it leased 244,694 square feet during the third quarter at its office and office/flex properties in Westchester County, New York, and Fairfield County, Connecticut. Portfolio-wide, Mack-Cali leased 1,107,567 square feet of space during the quarter.

Highlights of the third quarter transactions include:

  • Optical Distributor Group (ODG), a distributor of soft contact lenses, signed a 40,615-square-foot lease renewal and a 22,402-square-foot lease expansion at 4 Skyline Drive at Mid-Westchester Executive Park in Hawthorne, New York. Both the renewal and expansion leases expire in 2023. Mack-Cali was represented in-house by Ivan Abry, senior director of leasing. The 80,600-square-foot office/flex building is 100 percent leased.
  • Nextel of New York, a provider of wireless and wireline communications services, signed a 30,292-square-foot lease renewal at 565 Taxter Road at Taxter Corporate Park in Elmsford, New York. Nicolette Zimmermann and Brad Fenlon of CB Richard Ellis represented the tenant, and Mack-Cali was represented in-house by Ivan Abry. The 170,554-square-foot office building is 92.9 percent leased.
  • Flag Capital Management, a fund-of-funds in venture capital, private equity, and real estate assets, signed a five-year, five-month lease renewal for 18,485 square feet at Soundview Plaza, 1266 E. Main Street, in Stamford, Connecticut. Patrick Robinson of Robinson Advisors, LLC represented the tenant, and Mack-Cali was represented in-house by Carol McGuire, senior director of leasing. The 179,260-square-foot office building is 88.8 percent leased.

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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