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The signed lease is binding, which means that the landlord is responsible for paying any expenses incurred as a result of the breach. That could include the costs of storing the equipment until a new property could be found. That could include interest paid on equipment you couldn't use because you didn't have a store. It can also include the price difference between the original 1 year lease and the cost of opening a new bakery somewhere else. The one thing it'll be difficult to recoup is lost profits, because it's a new business and so many new businesses lose money at first. So that could be a problem. You may need evidence of what the store earned during it's first month open, or some kind of projections from an expert showing what you would've been able to earn if the story had opened on time.
The mall manager is obligated to give you that space at the end of the month. If that space is special, you could try having a local attorney file a request for a restraining order to prohibit the owner from leasing to someone else instead of you at the end of the month. Also look at the lease to see if it allows you to seek attorney's fees when you have to bring an action to enforce it. If it does, letting the manager know that you're going to sue the mall and they'll have to pay your attorney's fees could help them decide to lease you the space, after all.