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

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

Squawk Box” invited Kimco on its show recently for its feature, “Realty Check.” Watch the below segment where the “Squawk Box” team asked Kimco CEO Dave Henry several important questions to dissect why REITs and the retail estate market are rebounding.… Read More

The string of terms chosen by analysts to describe Kimco’s third quarter hint at the strength of our operations for the period ending September 30th, during which we outperformed expectations and raised guidance for the year.

The investment community saw our increases from last quarter as indicative of steady core growth, and acknowledged that our FFO (funds from operations) exceeded estimates.… Read More

With more than 42 million children under the age of five classified as overweight, the World Health Organization (WHO) has proclaimed childhood obesity to be one of the biggest public health challenges of this century. In the United States, the adult obesity rate hit nearly 28 percent by May 2014 — the highest number ever measured by Gallup and Healthways since the two organizations began tracking this data in 2008.… Read More

Nils Kok, co-founder and Executive Director of GRESB

Nils Kok, co-founder and Executive Director of GRESB

A growing number of institutional real estate investors, state and local governments, and other stakeholders are sharpening their focus on the sustainability performance of commercial properties.  Two leading indicators of this trend are the rise in building energy benchmarking laws and the growth of the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB).… Read More

Coverage by the media was generous and far-reaching in the past few months as Kimco enjoyed another strong quarter. Here’s a sampling of the many mentions we earned from July through September.

TSR hot streak

Kimco Continues Southeast Retail Hot Streak,” wrote GlobeSt., one of several dozen outlets to report on our buying and selling activities.… Read More

Kimco continued to benefit from the positive supply-and-demand characteristics of the current retail real estate market to post strong gains in both occupancy and rents during the first quarter, while also moving forward on its TSR+ strategy for long-term growth.

With new retail construction at historic lows and planned store openings at a five-year high, there is considerable upward pressure on rents for ever-scarcer quality space.… Read More