Last June, CNBC reported that obstacle course racing is one of the fastest-growing sports in the U.S., with an estimated 3 million athletes crossing an obstacle course finish line in 2013. Is completing a Spartan Race, Tough Mudder, or Warrior Dash on your bucket list in 2015?… Read More
The first quarter of 2015 was a strong start to the new year, with some exciting developments making the news. Here are some of our biggest new stories from the past quarter.
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Specialty Retail Entrepreneur Expo (SPREE), the world’s largest show for the cart, kiosk, and temporary retail industry, is coming to RECon next week. As we gear up for the show, we thought we’d check in with two experts — Patricia Norins, Vice President of Specialty Programs at ICSC, and Deborah Kravitz, President of PRI — to get a better sense of what trends they are seeing in temporary retail.… Read More
According to the National Restaurant Association, there are 1 million restaurant locations in the United States. So what can emerging restaurants do to standout — especially if they want to expand into new markets?
We spoke with Steve Silverstein, CEO & Founder, and Dennis Maher, Vice President of Real Estate, of Not Your Average Joe’s (NYAJ), to find out what makes NYAJ so unique and how the New England-based restaurant chain found its way into Kimco’s Suburban Square in Ardmore, Pennsylvania.… Read More
RECon 2015 kicked off this weekend in Las Vegas and already we’re hearing buzz about the new ideas, concepts, and discussions taking place throughout the conference – including a touchdown of a keynote speech from Denver Broncos Quarterback Peyton Manning, which we had just a little too much fun with in our latest REIToon below.… Read More
This Mother’s Day, we would like to take the time to recognize some of our tenants that happen to be both small business owners and mothers. We spoke with five businesswomen throughout the country to get their tips and advice on juggling motherhood and a business.… Read More
It seems we were right.
The last time we discussed the Marketplace Fairness Act the bill was gaining momentum. The U.S. Senate had just passed the bill in a 69-27 vote, and brick-and-mortar retailers and supporters nationwide rejoiced.
But we projected there was still a long road ahead to passing this critical piece of legislation into law.… Read More