As with most retail landlords, one of the biggest sources of energy consumption in our portfolio is exterior lighting at our shopping centers. That’s why we have prioritized our efforts to improve our properties’ lighting efficiency as part of Kimco’s overall sustainability program.… Read More

WET IS THE NEW DRY: Kimco dry cleaning tenant Plaza Cleaners converted from perc to wet cleaning

WET IS THE NEW DRY: Kimco dry cleaning tenant Plaza Cleaners converted from perc to wet cleaning

I recently wrote about Kimco’s initiative to help dry cleaners replace their perc systems with environmentally safe alternatives. Our goal is to help our tenants eliminate the environmental, financial, and regulatory risk regarding the use of perc, and improve the safety of the environments in which we operate.… Read More

Many dry cleaners are at a turning point in their businesses, and Kimco is offering some new ways to help them round the corner. Dry cleaners are under increasing pressure to eliminate their use of perchloroethylene. Known as “perc” for short, the chemical has been used by nearly all dry cleaners since the 1930s.… Read More