Call 855-808-4530 or email GroupSales@alm.com to receive your discount on a new subscription.
There is no denying that online shopping and changes in consumer spending habits have had a profound impact on brick-and-mortar shopping centers. Rapid advances in technology have changed how and where consumers shop, how they spend their money, and how they spend their time. The impact is evident to anyone who has visited a shopping mall in the last couple of years. For the past half-century, retail giants have been steadfast anchor tenants, driving foot traffic and sales at shopping centers. Amid the current so-called retail apocalypse, an unprecedented number of classic anchor tenants are now gating their big-box entrances and going dark. More than 20 retail chains have filed for bankruptcy in recent times, and others are liquidating, falling like dominoes.
By Alan Nochumson
Part One of a Two-Part Article
When entering into a lease for commercial space, there are some items that should not be overlooked. Landlords and tenants alike should make sure that the following things are addressed in the lease, one way or another.
By Ira Fierstein and Michelle Palka
An Illinois Appellate Court recently ruled in favor of a commercial tenant after a new owner acquired a commercial building and attempted to collect accrued unpaid rent owed to the previous landlord.
By Albena Petrakov
With the recent carnage in the retail industry, including Sears and many other retailers of all shapes and sizes, a lot of attention goes to the fate of landlords when their tenants seek bankruptcy protection.
First Court’s Lack of Jurisdiction over Cause of Action Means Second Action Is Not Barred