At the beginning of this year, we wrote about the 12 trends we thought the retail real estate market should be watching in 2012. Now that Q1 and Q2 are in the books, we wanted to take a fresh look at those trends, and reflect on how they’re playing out and where they’re heading as we continue to move forward in 2012.… Read More

The Long Island retail market has grown significantly over the past few years, and is one of Kimco’s strongest markets. I talked in depth about this recently as a panelist for ICSC’s “Long Island Retail from All Sides” program. The event provided a snapshot into Long Island’s current and future retail market from the perspectives of several industry professionals.… Read More

Kimco’s PropertyFind tool is one of the most widely used features on our corporate website, and for good reason. It lets you search for any property in our portfolio, and bring up a library of resources about its location, tenant mix, area demographics, and other information pertinent to tenants and investors.… Read More

Like many retailers, Unleashed by Petco is focused on engaging its community through unique local events. But while community engagement events are typically centered on building customer relationships, we recently helped Unleashed by Petco take this a step further and foster cotenant relationships as well during its Summer Snow Day event at Kimco’s Westlake Shopping Center.… Read More

There hasn’t been much new construction in the real estate industry, but there has been a lot of building going on with Kimco’s data warehouse. I discussed some of the latest developments recently at the Realcomm 2012 conference, where I sat on the “Empowering the Business — Data Aggregation, Analytics and Visualization” panel.… Read More

Words like “solid,” “steady,” “strong.” That’s how some analysts described Kimco’s second quarter 2012 earnings results. We couldn’t agree more.

Last quarter, we said the best word to describe our performance was “momentum.” Well, our momentum certainly has continued. If anything, it’s gotten even stronger.… Read More

We’ll be on the road again for two ICSC events in a few short weeks. Our team will be speaking at ICSC’s NOI+ Conference, which takes place Sept. 5-6 in Orlando, Fla., directly followed by the organization’s inaugural MOCIAL Conference, which runs Sept.… Read More

I’m considered something of a bookworm by my Kimco colleagues. That’s OK. It’s true, I am an avid reader. In fact, one of my favorite questions to ask people is, “What are you currently reading?” I’ve picked up many great recommendations this way.… Read More

Kimco’s recent offer of $225 million of perpetual preferred stock provides a clear indication of the state of the capital markets these days.

We were able to get the deal done at 5.50 percent, which is the lowest coupon ever issued by a REIT, and believed to be the lowest coupon ever for a perpetual preferred security of any kind.… Read More