From beer gardens to breweries to home brewing, the craft beer industry is getting some major buzz right now, and many beer connoisseurs are jumping on the bandwagon to start their own businesses. According to the Brewers Association, the number of breweries in 2016 grew 16.6 percent as 5,301 new breweries popped up around the U.S.… Read More

Last month, two tenants of Manetto Hill Plaza in Plainview, New York, celebrated a major milestone. Solomons Jewelers and Raves Salon each reached their 40-year anniversary at the Plaza.

Both tenants have become staples of the Plainview community, and have earned loyal customer bases over their 40 years at the Plaza.… 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

A trip to the salon is necessary from time to time to relax, unwind, and simply escape. From beauty bars to unique salon suite concepts, each and every salon has something different and exciting to offer. In fact, people are spending more on beauty than ever before.… Read More

One of the best aspects of being the property manager at a shopping center is having the opportunity to interact with guests, boost foot traffic, and create loyal shoppers by hosting creative events. It takes many months of planning, a patient mindset, and nimble thinking, but the joy it brings to community members and tenants makes all the preparation worthwhile.… 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

As Kimco’s Westlake Shopping Center in Daly City, California continues to welcome new tenants, we always make sure that our tenant mix is varied to offer a wide range of services to our shoppers. Non-retail companies are part of that mix, with the recent addition of Poplar Global Wealth Management (PGWM) being a perfect example.… Read More

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