Anchor Tenant

Anchor Tenant Defintion

An Anchor Tenant ( also called an “anchor store”, “draw tenant”, or “key tenant”)  is a larger retail tenant which usually draws in a substantial majority of customers into the overall retail property.

Anchor Tenant Example

Examples of anchor tenants include major department stores like Macy’s or Nordstrom, big-box retailers like Walmart or Target, and grocery chains like Whole Foods or Safeway. These tenants are often the main draw for customers and can have a significant impact on the success and profitability of the property as a whole.

Anchor Tenant Synonyms

  • Draw Tenants
  • Key tenants
  • Major tenants
  • Primary tenants
  • Main tenants
  • Cornerstone tenants
  • Flagship tenants
  • Prime tenants
  • Core tenants