Acquisitions

Booming in Boston

Posted by: Josh Weinkranz Josh Weinkranz
on June 26, 2014

The retail market in Boston, Massachusetts was always a famously tough nut to crack. Demand for space has increased while the vacancy rate, currently hovering only around 4.3 percent, has been in steady decline. Rents are on the rise in this densely infilled market and new construction is booming all over the city and out into the suburban ring.… Read More

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Kimco’s Mooresville Crossing in Mooresville, North Carolina

Kimco’s Mooresville Crossing in Mooresville, North Carolina

It’s budget season again for most REITs, and Kimco’s Property Management team is hard at work doing their due diligence for the process. In this post, I’m going to share with you the approach that Kimco takes to budgeting, as well as some of the tools that we use to assist in making informed business decisions for our properties.… Read More

In late 2011, the announcement that Filene’s Basement would be closing its doors presented both a challenge and an opportunity for Kimco’s Manhasset Center in Manhasset, New York. The well-known department store was the center’s anchor tenant, occupying a 60,000-square-foot, three-story building on Northern Boulevard’s ‘Miracle Mile,’ one of Long Island’s most heavily trafficked shopping corridors.… Read More

For business owners who have done their due diligence, franchises are a hot market. As 2014 progresses, the outlook for franchise growth remains strong, and employment and output forecasts are surpassing early estimations. So, as we gear up for the year’s biggest event in franchising, the International Franchise Expo (IFE), we’re taking a look at some of the drivers of market growth that we think will be creating buzz at the expo next week.… Read More

After introducing Google Business Photos in 2011, Google has expanded its suite of services to help increase business owners’ visibility. Google My Business is the newest free feature to help business owners manage their interactions with customers. The goal of this new service is to allow shoppers and consumers to find shop details at any time, on any device.… Read More

Swimsuits and beach toys might have been on everyone’s shopping list last month, but at the Marketplace at Factoria shopping center in Bellevue, Washington, safety was the ticket to attracting large crowds.

More than 800 people gathered for the center’s fourth annual Child Safety Day – an event filled with tips, tools, and activities to help children and families enjoy a healthy, happy summer.… Read More