A springtime staple, the Easter Bunny had a busy year at our shopping centers enjoying Easter egg hunts, selfies, and candy galore. He hopped his way to different shopping centers throughout Kimco’s national portfolio.

The first Easter celebration was at Anaheim Plaza in Anaheim, California.… 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

Swimsuits and beach toys might have been on everyone’s shopping list last month, but at the Marketplace at Factoria shopping center in Bellevue, Washington, safety was the ticket to attracting large crowds.

More than 800 people gathered for the center’s fourth annual Child Safety Day – an event filled with tips, tools, and activities to help children and families enjoy a healthy, happy summer.… Read More

Break out your flip-flops and sunglasses – summer is finally here, and we could not be more excited about the events happening at our shopping centers across the nation. From Chalkfests to summer concert series, our neighborhood centers are offering activities the whole family can enjoy.… Read More

Specialty Retail Entrepreneur Expo (SPREE), the world’s largest show for the cart, kiosk, and temporary retail industry, is coming to RECon next week. As we gear up for the show, we thought we’d check in with two experts — Patricia Norins, Vice President of Specialty Programs at ICSC, and Deborah Kravitz, President of PRI — to get a better sense of what trends they are seeing in temporary retail.… Read More

NATIONAL ANCHORS: Safeway is one the anchors at Marketplace at Factoria, in addition to Walmart, Target, Nordstrom Rack, and several other national and regional retailers

NATIONAL ANCHORS: Safeway is one of the anchors at Marketplace at Factoria, in addition to Walmart, Target, Nordstrom Rack, and several other retailers

Economic recovery has moved forward in a range of areas across the U.S. But one MSA that has continued to cement its foothold faster than others is Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue.… Read More

Spring is officially here, which means fun events for the entire family are sprouting up throughout Kimco’s portfolio. From Easter egg hunts to petting zoos, there’s something for everyone to enjoy at our neighborhood shopping centers.

Let’s take a look at a handful of events that are helping us kick off the spring season.… Read More

Never before has it been so difficult to create a perfect marketing mix. It seems like every day new studies and reports are being released about the hottest new products that are flying off the shelves, how to integrate Big Data into your advertising efforts, or what the best social platforms are for reaching consumer audiences.… Read More