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