SHOWTIME: Kimco tenant Mitch Ancona breaks a Guinness World Record in front of cheering friends, family, and customers

SHOWTIME: Kimco tenant Mitch Ancona breaks a Guinness World Record in front of cheering friends, family, and customers

Mitch Ancona’s approach to engaging with his customers is as effervescent as the hundreds of bottles of champagne he stocks at Ancona’s Wines & Liquors.… Read More

GAME ON: Long Island scores its first Sport Clips, marked by the Selden location’s grand opening celebration

GAME ON: Long Island scores its first Sport Clips, marked by the Selden location’s grand opening celebration

The lure of franchising for many business owners is that they can start their own business without having to create everything from scratch. Franchisors have already done much of the leg work — not to mention reduced or eliminated many of the risks that come with entrepreneurship — by establishing the business model, building strong brand name recognition, and handling most of the marketing and advertising.… Read More

BUSINESS BUFFS: The graduating class of Kimco's business boot camp at the Long Beach Small Business Development Center

BUSINESS BUFFS: The graduating class of Kimco’s business boot camp at the Long Beach Small Business Development Center

Kimco has long been in the corner of entrepreneurs and small business owners. Our latest major initiative to support them is our Kimco’s KEYS program, which we launched in May 2012.… Read More

The startup years are the most exciting time for many first-time entrepreneurs and new business owners. But it’s also the most critical period of survival of any new venture, with challenges both known and unforeseen.

To help entrepreneurs successfully navigate their startup years, Kimco has launched a business incubator program called the Kimco Entrepreneurs Year Start (KEYS).… Read More

Earlier this year we announced Kimco’s FastTrack Franchise program. If you missed the announcement, the program is a new initiative that connects entrepreneurs and franchisees with pre-approved vacancies at our shopping centers where franchisors want to be located.

Our objective is to help franchisees easily find the right space to open their business, while helping franchisors find operators to run locations in markets they want to be in.… Read More

We’ve just started rolling out a new initiative for entrepreneurs, franchisees, and franchisors: Kimco’s FastTrack Franchise program. FastTrack Franchise is a program we created to streamline the franchisor/franchisee process in our shopping centers. There are now new tools on our website that let you pick a franchise and find pre-approved sites within the Kimco portfolio to open your business.… Read More