Not long ago Harrisburg East Shopping Center was a struggling asset along an incredibly busy corridor east of Harrisburg, in South Central Pennsylvania. The shopping center, while strategically positioned in a retail hub of Harrisburg, needed a little boost. So, a redevelopment opportunity was conceived and the property was soon gearing up to attract new retailers.… Read More

Kimco’s properties have a large and diverse independent retailer presence. These retailers have built their business from the ground up and attract loyal customer bases by excelling in customer service and offering unique products.

In this two-part series on independent retailers, we’ll take a look at Suburban Square in Ardmore, Pennsylvania, one of our flagship properties and a great example of small businesses holding their own in a tenant mix.… Read More

As companies continue to find ways to cut costs, for example by negotiating rental rates for offices, the concept of alternative work space that allows for coworking has become more appealing to large and small businesses alike. In fact, there has been a sharp rise in remote jobs over the last several years, with telecommuting job listings increasing 36 percent.… Read More

While internet shopping certainly offers its perks, sometimes you just can’t beat the in-store experience.

Internet retailers seem to be realizing this too, as more and more online-only companies begin to launch test stores in cities around the country. Amazon opened its first physical book store in 2015, with a second location planned for Manhattan later this year.… Read More

Over the past few years consumers have been taking a much more conscientious approach to purchasing products that are environmentally friendly and better for their well-being. And it seems that we’re applying the same thought process when it comes to buying for our furry friends.… Read More

In 2015, restaurant sales surpassed supermarket sales for the first time in almost 20 years. This trend is causing shopping center owners to shift their tenant mix to include more one-of-a-kind dining experiences for shoppers with constantly changing tastes, which includes food trucks.… Read More

Our recent post introduced you to three independent retailers with thriving businesses in Suburban Square, a flagship Kimco property in Ardmore, Pennsylvania. Nestled amongst major international retailers, such as J.Crew, Lululemon, and Apple, as well as franchises like Ruby’s Diner and Robeks, these independent retailers have garnered themselves long-standing customer followings.… Read More

Popcorn has been around for over 6,000 years, but our love of the classic treat certainly hasn’t diminished in that time. In fact, Americans today consume more than 17 billion quarts of popcorn annually.

Of course, just because it’s an old treat doesn’t mean it can’t get a new twist.… Read More