Only a week after Hurricane Harvey hit the Southeastern U.S., Hurricane Irma is making its way towards Puerto Rico and Florida. As residents start to evacuate, business owners and landlords need to ready their property for any possible storm damage.… Read More

It’s that time of year again! Back-to-school season is upon us, and whether it’s your child’s first day of Kindergarten or they’re beginning to decorate their apartment as a college senior, preparing to go back to school is an end-of-summer ritual.… Read More

While one day is hardly enough to give moms everywhere the recognition they deserve, Mother’s Day is the perfect time to spoil the ladies in our lives and thank them for all that they do. This year the National Retail Federation expects Americans to buy more than ever on Mother’s Day, with spending estimated to reach $23.6 billion, topping last year’s record of $21.4 billion.… Read More

It’s hard to ignore the constant news about Amazon and Whole Foods combining Amazon Prime with Whole Foods’ existing customer and store bases. Amazon already saw a $500,000 increase in its online grocery ordering in the first week of Whole Foods ownership.… Read More

Fathers not only hold a special place in our hearts, they’ve also helped mold us into the people we are today. And while one day is simply not enough to celebrate these hardworking and inspiring fathers, it’s our job to make this Father’s Day the best one yet by showering the dads in our lives with immense love and heartfelt gifts.… Read More

A new year means new tenants, new projects, and new media placements for Kimco. The retail sector has been facing some harsh headlines as the year opened, but Kimco is thriving — and these news stories show it. Between big redevelopments, programs to assist small businesses, and expert commentary on the state of real estate, Kimco has had a lot to talk about.… Read More

Kimco’s media coverage for Q2 2017 reflected a whirlwind of activity, from speaking engagements to new property purchases and exciting updates on our redevelopment and development projects.

Here’s a sampling of the top stories from the past quarter.

Kimco details retail’s biggest trends

Continuing the thread of last quarter’s conversation on how retail is being painted with too broad a brush, CEO Conor Flynn spoke at New York University’s REIT Symposium on how omnichannel retailing is here to stay, with Home Depot as a prime example of a retailer that’s hitting the right balance between in-store and online, and how a proposed border adjustment tax will negatively impact retail employment.… Read More

Whether it’s from college, preschool, or anywhere in between, graduation gives all of us plenty of reason to celebrate. In fact, Americans are expected to spend upwards of $5.4 billion this year on graduation meals, gifts, parties, and more.

While cash is still the most popular gift (56 percent of shoppers look to help students with their graduation transition), retailers across the US are ready to fulfill all of your graduation needs.… Read More

As our CEO Conor Flynn remarked on our Q1 2017 earnings call, “To paraphrase Mark Twain, reports of the death of retail real estate have been greatly exaggerated, and Kimco’s strong first quarter is living proof.” Kimco’s Q1 earnings reflect the many bright spots in today’s retail landscape — in fact, our leasing volume this quarter was at its highest level in ten years.… Read More