In late 2011, the announcement that Filene’s Basement would be closing its doors presented both a challenge and an opportunity for Kimco’s Manhasset Center in Manhasset, New York. The well-known department store was the center’s anchor tenant, occupying a 60,000-square-foot, three-story building on Northern Boulevard’s ‘Miracle Mile,’ one of Long Island’s most heavily trafficked shopping corridors.… Read More
In most cases, becoming an entrepreneur is like becoming a parent. No one prepares you for it. And while Rudy Gonzales didn’t get a manual when his two daughters were born, he was able to get support and guidance when he launched his new business that was inspired by his children — Build-It Workshops.… Read More
Two new women-owned businesses have come to Southern California, supported by the Kimco KEYS business incubator program. Glynnes Pruett has opened Comic Book Hideout at Kimco’s Fullerton Town Center in Fullerton, Calif.; and Krystina Cabrera and her mother, Julie Crumidy, have opened Bella by Krys Day Spa at our Melrose Village Plaza in Vista, Calif.… Read More
UPDATE: Target Canada opened in Kimco’s Shoppers World Danforth center on March 27, featuring a celebrity line-up that included Sarah Jessica Parker, Blake Lively, Elisha Cuthbert, and others. Here are some photos from the grand opening event.
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
Krystina Cabrera has always enjoyed getting massages and facials at the spa. But it wasn’t until she was 37 that she decided to go back to school and turn her passion into a business. Today, that passion has helped make her one of the first Kimco KEYS tenants, with the opening of Bella by Krys Day Spa in Kimco’s Melrose Village Plaza in Vista, Calif.… Read More
Glynnes Pruett has been selling comic books with her dad at industry trade shows since she was six. They imagined having their own comic book store one day, and often talked about what it would be like, what they’d sell, and who would come enjoy their comics.… Read More