Kimco’s second quarter saw a lot of positive momentum that caught the media’s attention. Two honors in particular still have us smiling — Real Estate Forum magazine named CEO David Henry a “Real Estate Icon” in its May issue, and our website brought home a gold NAREIT Investor CARE Award in June.… Read More

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

You might remember the iPads for iDeas contest we ran at ICSC RECon 2012, where we gave away iPad 2s to attendees who submitted to us the best new ideas for posts for our blog. Well, that contest was actually an outgrowth of our internal iPads for iDeas program, which we started earlier this year.… Read More

As we head into the New Year, our Corporate Responsibility program continues to expand into new areas. We’re excited about the progress made over the past two years, and are looking forward to many of the efforts that will come to fruition in 2013.… Read More

Many think of property managers as the people responsible for the physical upkeep of a property — keeping areas clean, fixing leaky roofs, changing light bulbs, and filling potholes in the parking lot. While this is certainly part of the job description, it doesn’t begin to describe all of the many services Kimco’s property management team offers.… Read More

Kimco recently completed outdoor lighting retrofit projects at two of our shopping centers, Oakcreek Village in Durham, N.C., and Chatham Plaza in Savannah, Ga. Our goal was to improve the quality of nighttime lighting while also reducing energy expenses. The results were significant.… Read More

One of the biggest challenges for retail real estate owners is measuring the sustainability performance of existing properties. Although some standards and tools exist that address portions of the shopping center environment (e.g. EnergyStar for Retail tenants), as an industry we lack a holistic tool designed to meet our unique needs.… Read More

We’ll be on the road again for two ICSC events in a few short weeks. Our team will be speaking at ICSC’s NOI+ Conference, which takes place Sept. 5-6 in Orlando, Fla., directly followed by the organization’s inaugural MOCIAL Conference, which runs Sept.… Read More