10 km, 13.1, 26.2. To some individuals, those are simply numbers. To runners, those are milestones to strive for throughout their careers. But to retailers like The Brass Tap at the Mesa Riverview shopping center in Arizona, those numbers translated to some of the biggest profits of the year.… Read More

2013 was an important year for health and fitness retailers. Consumers remained highly focused on taking control of their health as reflected in a USA Today study that found that our national obesity epidemic has finally begun to level off.… Read More

Redevelopment continues to be one of Kimco’s major value creation strategies. We are excited about our redevelopment pipeline that invests resources back into our real estate. The rewards of redevelopment go much further than the key metrics of value creation, solid returns on our investment, and higher occupancy rates.… Read More

A few weeks ago we shared on our blog some of Kimco’s key financial results from the fourth quarter. Most notably, our occupancy rates, rental rates, and same-property NOI grew significantly for the quarter and the year. We also reiterated the importance of continuing to follow our growth strategy that we first discussed during Investor Day 2013.… Read More

Kimco Riverplace Shopping Center Sidewalk Island

NATURAL ATTRACTION: The indigenous plants and flowers at Kimco’s Riverplace Shopping Center create an immediate visual impact to draw foot traffic

Most retail landlords maintain seasonal flowers and other plants at their properties to create an aesthetically pleasing shopping environment and draw traffic.… Read More

We’ve recently completed another round of updates to Kimco’s PropertyFind tool on our website. The tool is one of the best ways to find information on all our properties, including location, GLA, tenants, demographics, vacancies, site plans, aerial views, and other data that brokers and prospective tenants need.… Read More

With redevelopment a crucial aspect of Kimco’s growth strategy, we wanted to create a central place where our stakeholders can find detailed information on the projects in our pipeline. We’ve just added a new page on our website where you can read about the plans and status of Kimco’s redevelopment projects.… Read More

We celebrated the second anniversary of our blog in 2013, marking another year of capturing some of the most important people, events, trends, and issues shaping retail and retail real estate. It’s hard to believe we’re over two years in already!… Read More

READY TO ROLL: Zipcars at Kimco’s Bridgehampton Commons shopping center

READY TO ROLL: Zipcars at Kimco’s Bridgehampton Commons shopping center

Car sharing network Zipcar is increasingly adding shopping centers to its list of U.S. locations. Zipcar’s next two retail stops will be Kimco’s Mill Basin Plaza in Brooklyn and The Shops at District Heights in District Heights, Md., just outside of Washington, D.C.… Read More