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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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The "H" shaped building also has extremely flexible floorplates, giving it a competitive advantage to draw tenants whom other buildings cannot accommodate.
Individual buildings, rather than neighborhoods, have the ability to draw tenants, Levinson said, citing the high ceilings, collaborative space, fresh air and floor-to-ceiling windows found in the plans for the many new office towers planned on Manhattan's far west side.
Strain said to draw tenants in, her company in many cases has doubled the free rent period from 60 to 120 days.
Watson said he hopes to draw tenants from the Pleasant Hill, Dexter and Lowell areas.
Antelope Valley officials have been trying to spur the creation of such spec buildings - built in speculation that they will draw tenants, as tract houses are, rather than custom built for a particular business - as a way to lure business to the region.
Because of its numerous retail shopping and restaurant options, along with outstanding transportation and recreation access, we're seeing the Burlington market draw tenants from both the Route 128 North and the South corridors, as companies want to give their employees a vibrant and convenient work environment.
Culture and image, rather than economics, are what draw tenants to the area recently colonized by Google and other creative high-tech firms, he said.
The Centre Court could be a trial balloon to see if sprucing up property on Broadway will draw tenants and shoppers to the area.
One obstacle stands: It must be decided how to draw tenants to downtown buildings in a town of 2,500 tagged as the county's lowest-income area.
There's a different dynamic and it's the appetite for new construction," Van Buren said, noting that the quality of the new buildings at the WTC site would draw tenants who had previously been wary to locate in lower Manhattan, which is perceived as less convenient for commuters.
And more recently, with blocks of sublease space coming available and falling rents, it has also begun to eat into one of the key remaining attributes that has continued to draw tenants to Lower Manhattan; bargain rents.
Rents have fallen precipitously, the city's financial sector is in the midst of downsizing and reinventing itself and owners of pricey office space have had to slash rates to humbling levels in order to draw tenants.