2013 was an important year for health and fitness retailers. Consumers remained highly focused on taking control of their health as reflected in a USA Today study that found that our national obesity epidemic has finally begun to level off.… Read More

Our fourth quarter was marked by some strong achievements. Our growth strategy continued to progress, several industry organizations recognized Kimco with new awards, and MLV Capital initiated coverage of Kimco in November.

In case you missed any of our news, here’s a look back at some of the activity at our company, and top media stories featuring Kimco in the fourth quarter and during these first few days of the new year.… Read More

Online retailers have generally focused their businesses on digital channels. They’ve known that they can attract customers through online advertising, email marketing, search engine visibility, social media promotions, and mobile marketing. The brick-and-mortar channel has traditionally been far from online retailers’ radar.… Read More

Kimco Realty retail store layout cartoon

Feel free to share or republish this REIToon and any others posted on the Kimco REIToons page. If you do so, please include this Creative Commons license: This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.… Read More

Kimco Riverplace Shopping Center Sidewalk Island

NATURAL ATTRACTION: The indigenous plants and flowers at Kimco’s Riverplace Shopping Center create an immediate visual impact to draw foot traffic

Most retail landlords maintain seasonal flowers and other plants at their properties to create an aesthetically pleasing shopping environment and draw traffic.… Read More

2013 was a comeback year for the capital markets. While interest rates experienced periods of volatility in the second half, the capital markets digested this volatility and remained open and accessible at attractive levels. This momentum is carrying into 2014, and provides reason to be optimistic about the health of the capital markets this year.… Read More

We celebrated the second anniversary of our blog in 2013, marking another year of capturing some of the most important people, events, trends, and issues shaping retail and retail real estate. It’s hard to believe we’re over two years in already!… Read More