The recent spate of department store and big-box store closings has bathed the retail sector in a negative light. Yet open air shopping centers have a much healthier outlook than malls, and the two shouldn’t be lumped together. President and CEO Conor Flynn appeared on CNBC’s Power Lunch to clear the air about the present state of the industry, and break down the real versus perceived state of retail, as well as offering advice to others in the business.… Read More
Another successful year has come to an end, which means it’s time that we share with all of you the biggest retail trends that the Kimco team foresees in the coming year. As North America’s largest publicly traded owner and operator of open-air shopping centers, Kimco is uniquely positioned, both in our geographic reach and dealings with retailers large and small, to identify key factors that will have an impact in the retail real estate landscape.… Read More
As the year came to an end, Kimco continued to remain busy throughout its fourth quarter—both in the real estate world and in the news. While the business of real estate may continue to shift around us, the company continues to prove that not only can it take on these challenges, but also adapt, grow, and thrive in the midst of change.… Read More
Three Kimco shopping centers, 24 Kimco employees, and dozens of gracious community members came together yet again to help more than 300,000 Long Islanders in need of a meal this holiday season. On November 18, we held our annual Island Harvest Food Drive at Munsey Park Plaza, Merrick Commons, and Manetto Hill Plaza, and it was one for the books.… Read More
Brick-and-mortar is alive and thriving — a message that rang true in the second quarter of 2016. The evolving retail industry is forcing us to rethink old ideas, and at Kimco, we’ve proven ourselves ready to take on these new challenges with innovative initiatives that others are taking notice of.… Read More
Here at Kimco, we are moving full steam ahead into 2017. But before we dive too deep into the new year, let’s hit the brakes and take a look back at some of our blog highlights from 2016.
Summer sensations lit up our blog this year.… Read More
Another active quarter has come to a close, and we’re looking back at some of the high points. Kimco broke ground on some much anticipated shopping centers, and new, exciting leases were signed.
We also sized up the trends that will impact the future – for example, how is the grocery industry changing and how will those changes alter our course?… Read More
Retail is an extremely fluid industry, constantly shape shifting as a reflection of our changing culture and economy. Style trends, eating habits, health and wellness, and thought leaders can heavily influence the success and failure of the close to 4 million retail establishments in the United States.… Read More