We’ve come a long way since the Great Recession, with the capital markets showing strong vital signs so far in 2015. And Kimco is taking full advantage. The ample liquidity and mortgage financing available is giving individual owners, buyers, and regional players increased access to capital, enabling us to execute strategic sales of assets at an accelerated pace.… 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
Several factors are converging in 2012 to help the capital markets stabilize after experiencing significant volatility last year. Although some issues remain uncertain — particularly Europe’s financial struggles — several areas of the market are rebounding and gaining momentum. Here are seven capital market trends Kimco is watching in 2012, and how we see them impacting retail real estate throughout the year.… Read More