The definition of “luxury” has taken quite a few turns within the past several years. The digital age has given Apple and Tesla the same “luxury” stamp as high-end fashion brands like Louis Vuitton and Armani. There’s technological luxe, which encompasses the latest top-of-the-line gadgets, and there’s classic luxe, which evokes the plush leather accessories, expensive materials, and exclusivity of traditional luxury brands.… Read More

The spookiest season of the year is upon us, which means costumes, candy, and creepy decorations are all around. Whether you’re a pumpkin carving expert, a costume aficionado, or a scary movie connoisseur, there’s one thing everyone enjoys on Halloween: free candy!… Read More

Popcorn has been around for over 6,000 years, but our love of the classic treat certainly hasn’t diminished in that time. In fact, Americans today consume more than 17 billion quarts of popcorn annually.

Of course, just because it’s an old treat doesn’t mean it can’t get a new twist.… Read More

Kimco Culture

Voting season

Posted by: Jen Maisch Jen Maisch
on October 19, 2016

November 8 is around the corner, which means it’s almost time to vote for the 45th president of the United States. To call this race heated is an understatement. And, in just a few short weeks, people will be lined up around schools, churches, and shopping centers to practice their right as protected by the Fifteenth Amendment.… Read More

The season has changed from summer to…Laborfalloween? What in the world is that?

Of course, we’re talking about holiday creep, or the trend of retailers stocking their shelves with Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas merchandise well before the actual holidays.… Read More

It’s bbaacckkk. Our annual REIToon cartoon caption contest that is. For the fourth year in a row, we are holding a contest that gives real estate’s funniest professionals a chance to win $1,000 simply by captioning one of our cartoons.

As always, we will publish the cartoons and winning captions in next year’s REIToons wall calendar, which will also feature the 10 best REIToons from 2016.… Read More

Another active quarter has come to a close, and we’re looking back at some of the high points. Kimco broke ground on some much anticipated shopping centers, and new, exciting leases were signed.

We also sized up the trends that will impact the future – for example, how is the grocery industry changing and how will those changes alter our course?… Read More

Modern day retail is a classic yin and yang. The yin of brick-and-mortar stores is interwoven with the yang of online shopping. Together, these two complementary components create the omni-channel retail shopping experience.

When I look out onto the retail landscape, one retailer’s omni-channel strategy stands out: TJX Companies, the owners of flagship T.J.Read More