Kimco’s media coverage for Q2 2017 reflected a whirlwind of activity, from speaking engagements to new property purchases and exciting updates on our redevelopment and development projects.

Here’s a sampling of the top stories from the past quarter.

Kimco details retail’s biggest trends

Continuing the thread of last quarter’s conversation on how retail is being painted with too broad a brush, CEO Conor Flynn spoke at New York University’s REIT Symposium on how omnichannel retailing is here to stay, with Home Depot as a prime example of a retailer that’s hitting the right balance between in-store and online, and how a proposed border adjustment tax will negatively impact retail employment.… Read More

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

Kimco’s Illumi-Nation project has been a popular topic on both this blog and in the media at large. I recently sat down with REIT.com at their Leader in the Light Working Forum 2016 to give them an update on the program.… Read More

A new year means new tenants, new projects, and new media placements for Kimco. The retail sector has been facing some harsh headlines as the year opened, but Kimco is thriving — and these news stories show it. Between big redevelopments, programs to assist small businesses, and expert commentary on the state of real estate, Kimco has had a lot to talk about.… 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

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.

We unveiled REITech—a new blog series that aggregates and gives our take on the top tech updates, news, and reviews for our readers.… Read More