DISTRESSED DAILY: Dressbarn Owner Puts Headquarters Up For Sale

Jan. 31, 2020, 1:00 PM

The owner of the Dressbarn, Ann Taylor and other clothing chains has put its New Jersey headquarters -- a roughly 200,000 square foot, “state-of-the-art” office building with a gym, outdoor patio and even a bocce ball court -- up for sale, according to the listing.

  • Ascena Retail Group Inc. is selling the property as it grapples with competition in the retail business. Last year, it decided to shutter Dressbarn’s approximately 650 stores.
    • Like most retailers in a difficult brick-and mortar environment, Ascena has been closing stores across its clothing chains. The company plans to focus on brands including Ann ...

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