Mack-Cali Collects on Joint Venture Mezzanine Note
Edison, New Jersey—August 11, 2014—Mack-Cali Realty Corporation (NYSE: CLI), along with Winthrop Realty Trust (NYSE: FUR), today announced that their joint venture has received repayment in full from the borrower, RFR Realty, on the joint venture’s senior mezzanine note.
In February 2012, the joint venture acquired this mezzanine position in the capital stack of a 1.7-million-square-foot class A real estate portfolio in Stamford, Conn. for a discounted price of $40 million. The loan had a net face value of $47 million. Mack-Cali and Winthrop joint ventured 80%-20% respectively and received net proceeds after all expenses of $37,798,600 and $9,449,640 respectively. The investment achieved an approximate 11.25% internal rate of return (“IRR”).
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 279 properties, consisting of 266 office and office/flex properties totaling approximately 31.5 million square feet and 13 multi-family rental properties containing approximately 3,900 residential units, all located in the Northeast. The properties enable the Company to provide a full complement of real estate opportunities to its diverse base of commercial and residential tenants.
Additional information on Mack-Cali Realty Corporation and the commercial real estate properties and multi-family residential communities available for lease can be found on the Company’s website at www.mack‑cali.com.
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