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Kimco Realty Corp. launches its fourth annual REIToon Cartoon Caption Contest

NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y., 2016-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kimco Realty Corp. (NYSE: KIM) today ( 9/26/2016) launched its fourth annual REIToon Cartoon Caption Contest. The contest challenges retail and real estate professionals to think up witty captions to complete two new cartoons from REIToons, Kimco’s popular blog series. Kimco will publish the cartoons and winning captions in its 2017 REIToons wall calendar, which will also feature the 10 best REIToons compiled from its award-winning blog. The two winners will each receive a $1,000 American Express gift card.

“The REIToons Cartoon Caption Contest is one of retail real estate’s most anticipated events of the year,” said Diane Agostinello, director of marketing and leasing services at Kimco Realty. “It gives real estate professionals the chance to apply their experience in a humorous manner and it’s a fun way to kick off the holiday shopping season.”

Kimco’s REIToons are drawn by nationally syndicated cartoonist Mark O’Collin. The contest is open to anyone in retail, including retailers, brokers, investors, landlords, and other industry professionals. To enter, visit and write your best caption for one or both of the selected REIToons by Oct. 28. Kimco will review the submissions and select the winners, both of which will be officially announced at the annual International Council of Shopping Centers’ (ICSC) New York National Conference on Dec. 5.

There is no purchase necessary to enter the contest. Complete contest rules can be found

For inspiration, check out last year’s winners. Check Kimco’s REIToons page for new cartoons every month, and feel free to share them on your blog or website with this Creative Commons license: This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. Based on a work at

About Kimco

Kimco Realty Corp. (NYSE: KIM) is a real estate investment trust (REIT) headquartered in New Hyde Park, N.Y., that is North America’s largest publicly traded owner and operator of open-air shopping centers. As of June 30, 2016, the company owned interests in 537 U.S. shopping centers comprising 86 million square feet of leasable space across 36 states and Puerto Rico. Publicly traded on the NYSE since 1991, and included in the S&P 500 Index, the company has specialized in shopping center acquisitions, development and management for more than 50 years. For further information, please visit, the company’s blog at, or follow Kimco on Twitter at

Jennifer Maisch
Senior Marketing Project Manager Marketing & Leasing Services

Source: Kimco Realty Corp.

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