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Calare Commemorates Groundbreaking of MACOM’s Global Corporate Headquarters

Hudson, MA - April 26, 2017

New 58,000 SF Class A office building to enhance the company’s existing manufacturing facilities to establish a unified world-class corporate campus in Lowell

Calare Properties (Calare), a private Massachusetts-based real estate investment firm and operator, commemorated the groundbreaking of MACOM Technology Solutions Inc.’s new global headquarters on Chelmsford St. in Lowell. The state-of-the-art property will join MACOM’s current R&D and manufacturing facilities, at 100 Chelmsford St. and 121 Hale St., to create a world-class corporate campus environment owned and developed by Calare Properties.

Following Calare’s acquisition of 100 Chelmsford St. earlier this year, the firm has partnered with MACOM, a leading supplier of high-performance analog RF, microwave, millimeterwave, photonic semiconductor products and components, to develop the adjacent property at 144 Chelmsford St. with a goal of establishing a cohesive and engaging corporate campus setting on the 15-acre site where MACOM has secured a 20-year lease for the entire campus. The new 58,000 sf Class A office building is anticipated for a 2018 delivery and will feature a sleek, modern design with high-end finishes and floor-to-ceiling windows enhancing natural light. With the development of this new property, MACOM and Calare plan to collaborate to remodel the current manufacturing facilities.

“As owner and developer of this dynamic site, Calare is thrilled to help write the next chapter of MACOM’s success at this flagship property and support the company’s vision in establishing a premier corporate campus setting that unifies modern office, manufacturing and R&D space in a creative manner,” said Bill Manley, CEO and CIO of Calare. “The delivery of a world-class facility such as 144 Chelmsford is a notable step forward for this flourishing market where existing manufacturing and industrial space has been limited.”

The MACOM business has been based at 100 Chelmsford for over 25 years, and MACOM has leased the adjacent property at 121 Hale Street, which is also owned by Calare, for the past three years. The company is a leading supplier of high-performance analog RF, microwave, millimeterwave and photonic semiconductor products that enable next-generation Internet and modern battlefield applications. A pillar of the semiconductor industry, the company thrives on more than 60 years of expertise in complex problem-solving for applications ranging from RF to Light.

“MACOM is collaborating with Calare to expand and modernize our global headquarters here in Lowell,” said Robert Dennehy, Senior Vice President of Operations at MACOM. “Our goal with this expansion is to attract people who are committed to inclusion, industry and innovation, and with Calare’s insight, our global headquarters will mirror that goal.”

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About Calare Properties

Calare Properties is a private real estate manager and operator focused on acquiring warehouse, manufacturing, research and flex/office commercial realestate for the economic benefit of our investors and strategic partners. Since the firm’s inception in 2003, Calare has led the acquisition of over 17.5 million square feet of properties representing $800 million in transactions through funds, direct deals and a multi-asset portfolio. Further information is available at www.calare.com.

About MACOM

MACOM is a new breed of analog semiconductor company — one that delivers a unique combination of high growth, diversification and high profitability. We are enabling a better-connected and safer world by delivering breakthrough semiconductor technologies for optical, wireless and satellite networks that satisfy society’s insatiable demand for information.

Today, MACOM powers the infrastructure that millions of lives and livelihoods depend on every minute to communicate, transact business, travel, stay informed and be entertained. Our technology increases the speed and coverage of the mobile Internet and enables fiber optic networks to carry previously unimaginable volumes of traffic to businesses, homes and data centers.

Keeping us all safe, MACOM technology enables next-generation radars for air traffic control and weather forecasting, as well as mission success on the modern networked battlefield.

MACOM is the partner of choice to the world’s leading communications infrastructure and aerospace and defense companies, helping solve their most complex challenges in areas including network capacity, signal coverage, energy efficiency, and field reliability, through its best-in-class team and broad portfolio of RF, microwave, millimeterwave and lightwave semiconductor products. MACOM is a pillar of the semiconductor industry, thriving for more than 60 years of daring to change the world for the better through bold technological strokes that deliver true competitive advantage to customers and superior value to investors.

Headquartered in Lowell, Massachusetts, MACOM is certified to the ISO9001 international quality standard and ISO14001 environmental management standard. MACOM has design centers and sales offices throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.

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