When people think movie shoots, they think celebrities, backlots, and Hollywood. Shopping centers? Not so much. But Kimco’s portfolio has been home to many movie, commercial, student-run, and corporate video shoots though the years, with 12 shoots occurring throughout the country in 2015.… 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

The pop-up industry has grown to approximately $10 billion in sales, with 61 percent of consumers listing seasonal products as the primary reason to shop at a pop-up store, according to a PopUp Republic poll. But whether they’re open for a day, a month, or the holiday season, a successful pop-up takes careful planning year-round.… Read More

Many real estate professionals associate ancillary income with only malls and lifestyle centers, believing that kiosks and temporary tenants can only thrive in those environments.

However, the strip shopping center environment is also ripe with ancillary income opportunities — including many that are permanent and generate a long-term impact on NOI.… 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