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

A few weeks ago we shared on our blog some of Kimco’s key financial results from the fourth quarter. Most notably, our occupancy rates, rental rates, and same-property NOI grew significantly for the quarter and the year. We also reiterated the importance of continuing to follow our growth strategy that we first discussed during Investor Day 2013.… Read More

2013 was an important year for health and fitness retailers. Consumers remained highly focused on taking control of their health as reflected in a USA Today study that found that our national obesity epidemic has finally begun to level off.… 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

With redevelopment a crucial aspect of Kimco’s growth strategy, we wanted to create a central place where our stakeholders can find detailed information on the projects in our pipeline. We’ve just added a new page on our website where you can read about the plans and status of Kimco’s redevelopment projects.… Read More

Kimco Riverplace Shopping Center Sidewalk Island

NATURAL ATTRACTION: The indigenous plants and flowers at Kimco’s Riverplace Shopping Center create an immediate visual impact to draw foot traffic

Most retail landlords maintain seasonal flowers and other plants at their properties to create an aesthetically pleasing shopping environment and draw traffic.… Read More

You could say Dee Rouse Huth has struck gold with her approach to building the California Institute of Jewelry Training (CIJT) in Fair Oaks, Calif. Her school is the first in the nation to offer a formalized jewelry program, and it has trained some 2,500 goldsmiths, silversmiths, jewelry designers, stone setters, gemologists, and appraisers internationally since 1979.… Read More

Finding the right space for your small business

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We celebrated the second anniversary of our blog in 2013, marking another year of capturing some of the most important people, events, trends, and issues shaping retail and retail real estate. It’s hard to believe we’re over two years in already!… Read More