Clean eating” may be a hot new dietary fad, but sometimes eating dirty just hits the spot. That was the idea behind creating Dirtyburger, a burger joint known for its specialty dirty dust flavoring. Located in Kimco’s Manetto Hill Plaza in Plainview, NY, Dirtyburger was created to offer not only delicious burgers, but also award-winning steaks, veggie burgers, salmon burgers, and a host of options to meet every type of dietary restriction.… Read More

Call it holiday spirit in July, but in the sunny summer months it’s nice to remember that this is a season for giving, too. The SunCoast Blood Bank, which has five locations throughout Florida, has created some creative new promotions to attract blood donors during the summer doldrums and increase foot traffic to local businesses.… Read More

GET PUMPED:  The doors get ready to open at the new LA Fitness at Greenridge Plaza

GET PUMPED: The doors get ready to open at the new LA Fitness at Greenridge Plaza

Last weekend LA Fitness held a grand opening event for a new 34,000-square-foot gym in our Greenridge Plaza in Staten Island, NY. Following the soft opening on March 28, this kickoff event offered visitors a day full of entertainment and activities.… Read More

With more than 42 million children under the age of five classified as overweight, the World Health Organization (WHO) has proclaimed childhood obesity to be one of the biggest public health challenges of this century. In the United States, the adult obesity rate hit nearly 28 percent by May 2014 — the highest number ever measured by Gallup and Healthways since the two organizations began tracking this data in 2008.… 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

10 km, 13.1, 26.2. To some individuals, those are simply numbers. To runners, those are milestones to strive for throughout their careers. But to retailers like The Brass Tap at the Mesa Riverview shopping center in Arizona, those numbers translated to some of the biggest profits of the year.… Read More

Free concerts are a fun and foolproof way to drive foot traffic to a shopping center. Even with a grassroots marketing budget, a little creativity can lead to a successful family-friendly event that attracts shoppers, showcases retailers, and creates visibility for a center in the community.… Read More

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

TANKED: The new 17-foot fish tank draws big crowds to Latham Farms

Store layout and design play an important role in attracting consumers in the retail industry, but what is it exactly that reels in customers and keeps them coming back for more?… Read More