In formulating our views for the retail real estate market in 2013, I keep going back to the notion of a pendulum swinging. There’s reason to be both optimistic as well as cautious about nearly every issue and trend that could impact the industry this year.… Read More

The biggest retail news story right now is, naturally, the 2012 holiday shopping season results. In November and December, national retail sales and foot traffic each increased 2.5 percent compared to the same two months last year, according to ShopperTrak.

Kimco has been discussing this story, as well as many others over the past quarter, in national and local media outlets.… Read More

Countdown to the Closing Bell’s Liz Claman invited Kimco on her show to discuss the holiday shopping season. We discussed how “barbell” retailers — which includes low-end retailers (such as discount stores) and high-end retailers — are enjoying the strongest sales this season.… Read More