Reposted from National Real Estate Investor.
They are the bane of every landlord’s existence—troubled tenants that may be evaluating opting out of their leases or getting ready to file for bankruptcy/liquidation. In the retail world, these worries are worsened by the limited number of alternate space occupiers and the existence of co-tenancy clauses that allow other tenants to pay lower rents if a big-name neighbor moves out. Here, we’ve compiled a list of the 10 retail chains most likely to leave your center in 2014, in ascending order, based on same-store sales results, debt loads and plain old common sense. To see which names are on the list, click through our slideshow.