We’ve gone in-depth in the past on how we are working to reduce energy usage across our 537 shopping centers. Much of the recent headway in achieving our goals is the result of launching our Illumi-Nation program last year. This year, we entered the second phase of the program, spending over $6 million to upgrade to high-performance LED lighting at 62 of our Tier 1 properties.… Read More
This month’s cover story of the industry trade publication Commercial Property Executive focused on all things sustainable in commercial real estate. I joined a roundtable of other prominent players for the feature: Helen Gurfel, executive director, ULI Greenprint Center for Building Performance; Nick Stolatis, senior director, global sustainability and enterprise initiatives, TIAA-CREF Global Real Estate; Gary Holtzer, global sustainability officer, Hines; Billy Grayson, director of sustainability, Liberty Property Trust; and David Pogue, global director of corporate responsibility, CBRE Group Inc.… Read More
2015 was a busy year for us here at Kimco, and our blog was no exception. With 2016 in full swing, let’s take one last look at some of our best blog moments from the past year.
Any way you measure it, Kimco’s energy savings efforts have achieved significant results in a short period of time. Since officially launching our corporate responsibility program in 2011, we have reduced same-site energy consumption within the company’s operational control by 15 percent.… Read More
We are proud to announce that our Corporate Responsibility initiatives are paying off in more ways than one. Kimco has again been recognized by LEEP (Lighting Energy Efficiency in Parking) for our dedication to improving the sustainability of our shopping centers’ outdoor lighting systems.… Read More
It was a busy first quarter here at Kimco. We continued strategically refining the portfolio while attracting the highest quality tenants. Many of the initiatives we started months ago – such as the lighting program Illumi-Nation – are now beginning to bear fruit.… Read More
We spent the last three months of 2015 focusing on the future. A bevy of news reports came out in Q4 discussing updates to our shopping centers, new developments planned for 2016, and general stories about company leaders and industry trends.… Read More