You might have read on our blog this summer about Kimco’s participation in the Environmental Defense Fund’s (EDF) Climate Corps program. Climate Corps places top-tier graduate students into large organizations to make the business case for energy efficiency. This summer, Linus Ik-Pyo Hong, a graduate student at Columbia University, joined Kimco’s Sustainability Team.… Read More

WET IS THE NEW DRY: Kimco dry cleaning tenant Plaza Cleaners converted from perc to wet cleaning

WET IS THE NEW DRY: Kimco dry cleaning tenant Plaza Cleaners converted from perc to wet cleaning

I recently wrote about Kimco’s initiative to help dry cleaners replace their perc systems with environmentally safe alternatives. Our goal is to help our tenants eliminate the environmental, financial, and regulatory risk regarding the use of perc, and improve the safety of the environments in which we operate.… Read More

Retailers are well acquainted with their customers’ request to “charge it!” when they’re buying goods and services. But now “charging it” has taken on new importance for retailers at Kimco’s Westlake Shopping Center in Daly City, Calif. We’ve just installed an NRG eVgo Freedom Station on the first floor of the center’s parking garage, enabling customers to quick charge their electric vehicles (EVs) while shopping at the wide range of retailers at the center.… Read More

Two of Kimco’s properties, which are part of our corporate-wide sustainability program, were in the news lately. Our Bridgewater Promenade and Edgewater Commons shopping centers have powered up their new rooftop solar installations, which will supply an estimated 1.3 million kilowatt hours of clean, zero-emission power annually to the centers’ tenants.… Read More

We firmly believe that a crucial aspect of driving greater energy efficiency at retail properties is collaboration between landlords, tenants, and utility providers. You might have read our recent press release announcing a first-of-its-kind collaboration with a major utility provider, which is one example of how Kimco is taking tangible steps in this regard.… Read More