One of the best aspects of being the property manager at a shopping center is having the opportunity to interact with guests, boost foot traffic, and create loyal shoppers by hosting creative events. It takes many months of planning, a patient mindset, and nimble thinking, but the joy it brings to community members and tenants makes all the preparation worthwhile.… Read More

Here at Kimco, we always stress that our success is contingent upon the success of the communities in which we serve. In this vein, we schedule a series of events that will give back to those communities. Our most recent examples are two events that took place at our Forest Avenue Shopping Center in Staten Island, New York and at our Westlake Shopping Center in Daly City, California.… Read More

Grocery store grand openings are always a big deal in our centers. Community members like to have a nearby place to easily pick up their meals and run their errands. Surrounding tenants in the shopping centers like grocers because they drive a steady stream of foot traffic to their doorsteps.… Read More

Enter the Firefighter Combat Challenge: Firefighters in “full bunker gear” and the Scott 5.5 Air-Pak breathing apparatus, racing head-to-head as they simulate the physical demands of real-life firefighting by performing a series of five tasks including climbing a five-story tower, hoisting, chopping, dragging hoses, and rescuing a life-sized “victim.” The Challenge seeks to encourage firefighter fitness and demonstrate the profession’s rigors to the public.… Read More

At Kimco, we are constantly reminded of the outstanding members of the communities we serve. To that end, we like to host events from time to time to say “Thank you.” Whether the event is an Earth Day celebration, summer block party, or spring carnival, an onsite event gives families a chance to enjoy the weather, spend some quality time together, and win some prizes.… Read More