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Friday, 25 January 2019

Mack-Cali Paying $61.5Mln for Iselin, N.J., Office Property; Eyeing Other Deals

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Mack-Cali Realty Corp. has agreed to pay $61.5 million, or $226/sf, for the office property at 99 Wood Ave. South in Iselin, N.J.

The Jersey City, N.J., REIT is buying the 272,000-square-foot building from TA Realty, a Boston investment manager that has owned it since 2014. Tenants include Ernst & Young, Citibank and Wells Fargo Bank. The property is next to the 262,835-sf office building at 101 Wood Ave. South that Mack-Cali had purchased in 2016 for $82.3 million.

Separately, Mack-Cali is under contract to acquire Prudential Financial's 50 percent stake in the 311-unit M2 apartment building at 401 Washington Blvd. in Jersey City. That deal, which values the property at $195 million, would increase Mack-Cali's stake in the property to 74.3 percent.

The property, which opened in 2016, shares a parking garage and clubhouse with the 412-unit Marbella Apartments, at 425 Washington Blvd., which Mack-Cali and Pru developed in 2003. Mack-Cali last year increased its stake in that property to 74.5 percent.

In addition, Mack-Cali is in negotiations to pay $263.5 million, or $698,939/unit, for the 377-unit Soho Lofts apartment property at 273 16th St. in Jersey City. It...


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  • Syndicate to Realpoint: No
  • Cities: Newark
  • States: Nebraska, New Jersey
  • Sector: Office
  • Subject: Property Acquisitions (ACQ)
  • Company: Mack-Cali Corp.
  • Private: Yes
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Data Digest







Top Bookrunners Domestic, Private-Label CMBS - 2017
Investment Bank #Deals Vol$mln MktShr%
Goldman Sachs 17.59 11,819.34 13.68
JPMorgan Securities 14.52 10,968.11 12.70
Citigroup 12.04 10,012.71 11.59
Wells Fargo Securities 14.02 9,936.06 11.50
Deutsche Bank 12.55 9,879.74 11.44




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CMBS 2.0 Spreads


Top CMBS Loan Contributors - 2017
Lender #Loans Vol$mln MktShr%
Goldman Sachs 146.89 11,719.34 13.63
JPMorgan Chase Bank 117.68 10,114.14 11.76
Deutsche Bank 198.48 9,689.97 11.27
Morgan Stanley 166.18 8,539.78 9.93
Citigroup 199.05 8,088.24 9.41





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