It’s hard to imagine a time when your only choice for all of your personal cosmetic needs was going to the department store beauty counter or a discount beauty supply store. Today, there are so many options for everything beauty from Sephora and Ulta to boutique retailers like Bluemercury, and even your smaller, hyperlocal shops.Read More

During my 25 years in property management, I’ve been through, and have personally dealt with, almost all types of natural disasters, weather, and man-made events that you can think of. The hurricanes and wildfires we experienced last year, however, make 2017 one that I will never forget!… Read More

Temporary real estate establishments date all the way back to the 1200s, when seasonal Christmas shops began to appear in medieval cities. But it’s only recently that retailers have truly begun to master the art of the pop-up shop.

Typically meant to fill a temporary lease while a landlord looks for a more permanent tenant, these shops, appearing for anywhere from a single day to a few months, have become increasingly common as retail continues to shift to an experienced-based space.Read More

Digital currencies are all the rage nowadays with millennials investing in cryptocurrencies like bitcoin. In fact, in residential real estate, buyers and sellers are already closing deals using bitcoin. Maybe this trend will make its way into retail real estate as well, but for now, the “virtual” form of payment is proving difficult for industry professionals to monetize.… Read More

Whether it’s hitting the gym every day or making time for a new hobby, intention and goal setting is a must at the start of a new year. What are your resolutions for 2018, and with the month halfway over, are you still going strong?… Read More

Pop-up shops have become one of the hottest retail trends of the past few years as the retail landscape transforms and brands seek new ways to connect with shoppers. In fact, the National Retail Federation and Forrester’s recent State of Retailing Online study shows 24 percent of online and brick-and-mortar retailers are testing pop-up stores.Read More

With 2018 in full swing here at Kimco, we are planning for a busy year ahead, while also reflecting back on our successes in 2017. Let’s take a look at 2017’s greatest moments on the blog.

Trends in the retail space were a hot topic not only in the news, but on the Kimco blog.… Read More

Shopping centers have always been valued parts of the communities they inhabit. In addition to shopping and dining, retail centers can also highlight the region’s emerging talent.

Kimco, one of America’s largest owners and operators of open-air shopping centers, partnered with Clementina Arts Foundation’s Sprouting Spaces to provide 2,000 square feet to an emerging artist at our Wilton River Park Shopping Center in Wilton, Connecticut.… Read More