Kimco’s media coverage for Q2 2017 reflected a whirlwind of activity, from speaking engagements to new property purchases and exciting updates on our redevelopment and development projects.

Here’s a sampling of the top stories from the past quarter.

Kimco details retail’s biggest trends

Continuing the thread of last quarter’s conversation on how retail is being painted with too broad a brush, CEO Conor Flynn spoke at New York University’s REIT Symposium on how omnichannel retailing is here to stay, with Home Depot as a prime example of a retailer that’s hitting the right balance between in-store and online, and how a proposed border adjustment tax will negatively impact retail employment.… Read More

Wrapping up a year marked by excellent operational metrics and valuable portfolio upgrades, Kimco closed 2014 on a high note. Our occupancy rates are now approaching historic highs and we are drawing our transformational strategy to a close as planned. We are proud to have delivered a 32.4 percent total shareholder return for the year, outperforming the RMZ, Dow Jones, and S&P 500 Indices.… Read More

Kimco’s second quarter saw a lot of positive momentum that caught the media’s attention. Two honors in particular still have us smiling — Real Estate Forum magazine named CEO David Henry a “Real Estate Icon” in its May issue, and our website brought home a gold NAREIT Investor CARE Award in June.… Read More

Despite the slight dip in spending on Thanksgiving and Black Friday weekend, the National Retail Federation is still predicting retailers will see $602.1 billion in sales this holiday shopping season. Some $57.4 billion is on the books from the initial four-day shopping event, leaving an estimated $577.4 billion still on its way to cash registers.… Read More

Local and national media outlets have continued to feature Kimco’s news and commentary on the retail and REIT markets. Here’s a roundup of some noteworthy Q1 coverage.

Retailers betting on healthy options for consumers

Our Suburban Square lifestyle center on Philadelphia’s Main Line proved to be an ideal example of the growing demand for healthy retailers.… Read More

Another active quarter has come to a close, and we’re looking back at some of the high points. Kimco broke ground on some much anticipated shopping centers, and new, exciting leases were signed.

We also sized up the trends that will impact the future – for example, how is the grocery industry changing and how will those changes alter our course?… Read More

About one in two Americans will be celebrating Halloween this year, or 158 million people, according to the National Retail Federation. They’ll be spending an estimated $6.9 billion on costumes, candy, decorations, and other festive goods.

But as with every Halloween, some costumes will be more popular than others.… Read More

Shopping centers are getting healthier. That’s the focus of a USA Today video spotlighting Kimco’s Suburban Square in Ardmore, Pa. Mark Bachus, Suburban Square’s General Manager, spoke to USA Today about the center’s trend toward adding tenants that promote healthier lifestyles, which include sweetgreen restaurant, the Ardmore Farmers Market, Trader Joe’s, Fruitti Yummi frozen yogurt, lululemon, and City Sports.… Read More