On September 20, Kimco’s Plaza Centro Mall in Caguas, Puerto Rico celebrated its Sixth Annual Chess Tournament, an event attracting close to 200 players, primarily ages six to 20 years old, and over 400 onlookers. This day-long event is a spin-off from the weekly free chess classes we’ve been offering at the mall for the past six years.… Read More

Today’s population is more educated and conscientious than ever regarding the food that passes our lips. Organic food is on the rise, and even other big-box wholesalers are getting in on the action. Sales of organic foods exceed $39 billion, five percent of total U.S.… Read More

Enter the Firefighter Combat Challenge: Firefighters in “full bunker gear” and the Scott 5.5 Air-Pak breathing apparatus, racing head-to-head as they simulate the physical demands of real-life firefighting by performing a series of five tasks including climbing a five-story tower, hoisting, chopping, dragging hoses, and rescuing a life-sized “victim.” The Challenge seeks to encourage firefighter fitness and demonstrate the profession’s rigors to the public.… Read More

In Bridgehampton, New York, one shop owner is helping shoppers keep summer alive throughout the year by offering upscale, beach-inspired gifts, designs, and décor.

Jess de Kerillis, owner of Salty Home, spent her summers at the Hamptons and at a young age fell in love with the ambiance and energy that so often defined her time there.… Read More

At 23-years-old, Matthew Corrin, Founder & CEO of Freshii, had one goal in mind — to create a restaurant brand that helped people all over the world live healthier and longer lives by making healthy food affordable and convenient.… Read More

Kimco’s Suburban Square is no stranger to events that benefit the Greater Philadelphia area. We’ve hosted a Spring Social to raise money for the Devon Horse Show, and each summer we host a concert series, Rock ‘N’ Stroll. We also partner with the local Ardmore Rotary every May to organize Run Around the Square, which has raised over $20,000 for military families.… Read More

While at this year’s International Council of Shopping Centers at (ICSC) RECon conference, I ran into Steve Hockett, President of Great Clips, a hair salon which has enjoyed healthy growth and loyal patrons. Great Clips typically sets up shop in neighborhood or community shopping centers, Kimco’s sweet spot, and the chain currently has 57 locations throughout our portfolio.… Read More