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anchor store

A store (usually a major chain store or department store) in a shopping center or mall whose presence attracts business to smaller shops within the center.
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Hammerson, a leading European real estate company, has revised heads of terms agreed with John Lewis, the anchor store for the first phase of Eastgate retail development in Leeds.
Crucial to attracting an upmarket anchor store is the Jerde scheme's "loop" walkway around the city centre, which would connect the city's historic visitor attractions with new and old squares and shops.
As well as the two anchor stores, John Lewis and Debenhams, a number of retailers have already signed on the dotted line.
A planned third anchor store is likely to be split into two large shops.
Expansion of the city centre was dealt a blow yesterday when it was revealed John Lewis is taking the anchor store in Solihull town centre's pounds 90 million Touchwood Court shopping complex.
857 square meters of GLA (Gross Leasable Area), 276 stores, including 5 anchor stores and 271 satellite stores, and 1,300 parking spaces.
A major national discount department store is expected to be the main anchor of the retail component, which is to consist of three anchor stores, eight mid-sized retail tenants and a dozen boutiques and restaurants, according to Del Duca.
John Lewis is one of the anchor stores in the Paradise Street project and the department store's current home in Church Street will eventually be vacated so they can move into their new building.
WORK has begun on the two anchor stores at the heart of the pounds 920m Paradise Street project.
The unusual building, one of two anchor stores at Birmingham's new pounds 500 million Bullring retail development, is due to open on September 4.
In Ventura, the 88,000-square-foot Kohl's will be one of the major anchor stores for The Ventura Gateway Plaza, where a Barnes & Noble Booksellers and a Pier One Imports already have opened, officials said.