Mack-Cali Signs Lease with General Re at Downtown Manhattan Property
06/02/2011 Category: Leasing and Development
Edison, New Jersey—June 2, 2011—Mack-Cali Realty Corporation (NYSE: CLI) today announced that General Reinsurance Corporation (Gen Re) has signed a new 21-year, eight-month, 56,106-square-foot lease at 125 Broad Street in Downtown Manhattan. The transaction represents a consolidation from two other Manhattan locations.
Gen Re, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, is one of the world’s leading reinsurers, operating through more than 45 offices in 26 countries.
Mitchell E. Hersh, Mack-Cali president and chief executive officer, commented, “We are proud to welcome Gen Re to our portfolio of class A properties. The location and amenities offered by 125 Broad Street make it one of Downtown Manhattan’s most premier business addresses.”
John Picco, Peter Van Duyne, and Thomas Kaufman, of Cushman & Wakefield represented Gen Re in this transaction. Mack-Cali was represented by Mark Ravesloot, Peter Turchin, Gerry Miovski, Zachary Freeman, and Christopher Levinson, of CB Richard Ellis.
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 277 properties, primarily office and office/flex buildings located in the Northeast, totaling approximately 32.2 million square feet. The properties enable the Company to provide a full complement of real estate opportunities to its diverse base of over 2,000 tenants.
Additional information on Mack-Cali Realty Corporation is available on the Company’s website at www.mack‑cali.com.
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