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

According to the Small Business Administration, 90 percent of small businesses in the U.S. are family-owned. That’s why a few weeks ago we celebrated Mother’s Day by talking to mothers at women-owned businesses. Now, with Father’s Day right around the corner, we are shining the spotlight on the “pops” of these mom-and-pop, family-owned businesses by speaking with three businesses across the country and getting their tips for small shop owners.… Read More

At Artisan’s Palate in Kimco’s Palm Plaza Shopping Center in Temecula, Calif., gourmet food is a way of life.

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Pia Maffei is the founder and owner of the healthy, specialty gourmet food shop which connects area shoppers with local artisans that produce some of the highest quality products in the region.… Read More

Enter the Enchanted Forest in Ellicott City, Maryland: A storybook amusement park built in 1955, making it the first theme park in Maryland and the East Coast, and the second oldest theme park in the country (Disneyland being the oldest).… Read More

This Mother’s Day, we would like to take the time to recognize some of our tenants that happen to be both small business owners and mothers. We spoke with five businesswomen throughout the country to get their tips and advice on juggling motherhood and a business.… Read More

In its recent Real Weddings Study, The Knot surveyed nearly 16,000 U.S. brides and grooms married in 2014 and revealed that wedding budgets continue to rise, with an average wedding cost of $31,213 and an average dress cost of $1,357.… Read More

The so-called “Disneyland of dairy stores” is the newest tenant joining our Airport Plaza shopping center in Farmingdale, New York. We recently broke ground for the long-awaited arrival of Stew Leonard’s to Long Island, which will include a façade redevelopment for the highly-anticipated grocer.… Read More

According to the National Restaurant Association, there are 1 million restaurant locations in the United States. So what can emerging restaurants do to standout — especially if they want to expand into new markets?

We spoke with Steve Silverstein, CEO & Founder, and Dennis Maher, Vice President of Real Estate, of Not Your Average Joe’s (NYAJ), to find out what makes NYAJ so unique and how the New England-based restaurant chain found its way into Kimco’s Suburban Square in Ardmore, Pennsylvania.… Read More