Welcome to Fad City, where forgotten retail trends thrive. Throughout the years, shoppers have seen a wide range of trends in the retail space including everything from troll dolls, to Beanie Babies, to the ever-popular pet rock. Now, shoppers are seeing new fads, such as fidget spinners, take stores by storm.… Read More

The end is near for brick-and-mortar! Or is it? As Conor Flynn stated on our earnings call earlier today, “To paraphrase Mark Twain, ‘reports of the death of retail real estate have been greatly exaggerated,’ and Kimco’s strong first quarter is living proof.” Maybe it is time we took off the virtual reality goggles and see for ourselves.… Read More

Kimco Culture

Treasure hunting, anyone?

Posted by: Jen Maisch Jen Maisch
on January 26, 2017

At Kimco, we love to see our customers having fun while shopping for the best deals. Discount brands are taking over, and shoppers are hunting for their own personal retail treasures. However, some are taking the trend a little too seriously…

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Looking back on this year’s real estate award season, there seems to be an award for just about anything…from First Place Benches to Best Fake Palm Trees and even Coldest Air Conditioning! But all jokes aside, Kimco Realty has won some pretty major awards recently such as LEEP (Lighting Energy Efficiency in Parking), and was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index, GRESB Green Star, and Newsweek’s Top Green Companies in the U.S.Read More

Spring is finally here, and consumers are ready to break their cabin fever by going out to their favorite shopping centers and restaurants. While we appreciate the eagerness of some of our customers, here in the Northeast we fear that it might be a little too early for al fresco dining.… Read More

Our fourth annual REIToon Caption Contest just wrapped, which tasks real estate and retail professionals to caption two cartoons drawn by Mark O’Collin.

Our inbox was flooded with hilarious and witty entries. But two executives’ humor shone the brightest, and congratulations are in order for Morten Kucey at SB Capital Group for the moon store cartoon and Jan Hanak at Regency Centers for the #brokerproblems cartoon.… Read More

Kimco Culture

What’s in “The Back?”

Posted by: Jen Maisch Jen Maisch
on February 23, 2017

Ever wonder how a seemingly out-of-stock item mysteriously appears after an employee searches for it in “The Back?” We did a little investigating, and found that the back of a retail store is quite a magical place…

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