Reposted from National Real Estate Investor .
They are the bane of every landlord’s existence—troubled tenants that may be evaluating opting out of their leases or getting ready to file for bankruptcy/liquidation. In the retail world, these worries are worsened by the limited number of alternate space occupiers and the existence of co-tenancy clauses that allow other tenants to pay lower rents if a big-name neighbor moves out. Here, we’ve compiled a list of the 10 retail chains most likely to leave your center in 2014, in ascending order, based on same-store sales results, debt loads and plain old common sense. To see which names are on the list, click through our slideshow.