Barney’s impending filing for bankruptcy is a reminder that retailers remain at-risk and so do the owners and lenders that are exposed to them.
Barney’s 20+ stores all sit on prime real estate.
According to Bloomberg,, Barney’s is raising financing to file for bankruptcy protection, and a $14 million rent hike from landlord Ashkenazy in January may turn out to be the nail in the coffin.
The knock-on effects of this bankruptcy filing will be broad, impacting designers and clothing manufacturers, as well as a number of significant owners and lenders.
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