Recent retail leasing activity has been dominated by discount retailers targeting relatively dense locations and average to below-average income levels. Exceptions to this trend are cosmetics retailer ULTA and young adult apparel purveyor Forever 21, which have targeted above-average incomes. In addition to industry standard metrics, such as household counts and median household income within three miles, CoStar Portfolio Strategy has also assigned an average Location Quality Score to the retailers fleet of properties. This proprietary score based on a scale of 0 to 100 is a function of local trade-area demographics, including daytime employment and tourism, complementary retail space and competitive retail space. Click image to Expand. Story Continues Below For more information on the Location Quality Score system being released this week, see New Rating Systems Enhances Forecasting Performance of Retail Properties Challenges Spur US Retail Bankruptcies As part of its analysis of 30 recent retail bankruptcies, Fitch Ratings screened the high-yield bond and leveraged loan universe as of Aug. 31, 2016 to identify seven U.S. retailers with significant default risk within the next 12 to 24 months. The list of at-risk retailers include some that are not surprises, such as the beleagured Sears Holdings Corp., as well as others, such as Claires Stores Inc. (which recently completed a debt exchange), True Religion Apparel Inc., 99 Cents Only Stores LLC, Nebraska Book Company Inc., Nine West Holdings Inc. and Rue21 Inc.right here
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