Anchor Tenant

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Anchor Tenant

Definition:
The store(s) and other users (e.g., movie theatres) that generally occupy the largest spaces in terms of square footage and serve as the primary draw of customers in a shopping center. Typical anchors are supermarkets, drug stores and department stores.