Mack-Cali Leases Over 600,000 Square Feet at Northern and Central New Jersey Properties in First Quarter

04/30/2012 Category: Leasing and Development

Edison, New Jersey—April 30, 2012—Mack-Cali Realty Corporation (NYSE: CLI) today announced that it leased 622,361 square feet at its office and office/flex properties in northern and central New Jersey during the first quarter. Portfolio-wide, Mack-Cali leased 1,098,191 square feet of space during the quarter.

Highlights of the first quarter transactions include:

  • A global engineering company signed a 39,060-square-foot lease renewal at 200 Horizon Drive in Hamilton. The 45,770-square-foot office/flex building, located in Horizon Center Business Park, is 100 percent leased. Mack-Cali was represented in-house by Diane Chayes, senior vice president of leasing.
  • Lehman Brothers Holdings, Inc., a global financial services firm, signed transactions totaling 33,258 square feet, including a 30,542-square-foot relocation and a 2,716-square-foot renewal at 101 Hudson Street in Jersey City. The 1,246,283-square-foot office building is 89.5 percent leased. Mack-Cali was represented in-house by Thomas Savoca, senior director of leasing.
  • Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC, a financial services firm, signed a new 29,391-square-foot lease at Mack-Cali Centre VI at 461 From Road in Paramus. The tenant was represented in the transaction by Kevin Murphy of Newmark Knight Frank.
  • MannKind Corporation, a biopharmaceutical company, signed a 22,746-square-foot lease renewal at Mack-Cali Centre IV at 61 South Paramus Road in Paramus. The tenant was represented in the transaction by Dan DePalma of Jones Lang LaSalle. Mack-Cali was represented in-house by Christopher DeLorenzo, senior vice president of leasing.
  • The State of New Jersey signed a new 23,316-square-foot lease at 201 Littleton Road in Morris Plains. The 88,369-square-foot office building is 77.7 percent leased. Mack-Cali was represented in-house by Brian Decillis, senior director of leasing, and Janice Grosso, leasing assistant.
  • Rockwood Specialties, Inc., a chemicals and advanced materials company, signed a 19,753-square-foot lease renewal at Princeton Overlook I at 100-overlook-center in Princeton. The 149,600-square-foot office building is 89.6 percent leased. The tenant was represented in the transaction by Harlan Hollander of Cushman & Wakefield of New Jersey. Mack-Cali was represented in-house by Erin Moran and John O’Hearn, both directors of leasing.

In addition, Mack-Cali previously announced a new 76,892-square-foot lease with Tower Insurance Company of New York at Harborside Financial Center Plaza 2 on the Jersey City Waterfront.

Mitchell E. Hersh, Mack-Cali president and chief executive officer, commented, “These transactions clearly demonstrate that our “Tenants First” philosophy strengthens our reputation as a premier landlord, as we’ve had many successes in attracting new tenants, as well as retaining our existing tenants.”

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.

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