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Total Food Service Faithful Food: Food Hall Frenzy

The appetite for food halls has been growing nationwide with the predication that by 2020, the number of food halls in our country will go from 70 to 300+. It is no surprise one of the culinary epicenters of the world, New York City has a food hall game that’s been getting stronger thanks to many additions over recent years.

May 29, 2018
WWD Business. Retail: Future of Barneys on Madison Avenue Expected to Be Decided Soon

Faith Hope Consolo, chairman of the Douglas Elliman Retail Group, believes that after all the negotiations, a compromise will be reached between Barneys and Ashkenazy.

“I can’t imagine the avenue without Barneys and I can’t imagine Ashkenazy would let them go,” she said. “After what’s going on with Lord & Taylor, maybe they’ll give up some space, but I think they’re going to work it out,” she said.

May 22, 2018
CGTN America Global Business: NYC Shopping Areas Become Retail Ghost Towns

Hot shopping areas in New York are also barren-some with vacancy rates hovering at 20 percent. Banks and drug store chains seem to be the only survivors. Some neighborhoods are seeing commercial leases down 30 to 40 percent.

May 21, 2018
Real Estate Weekly Experiential Evolution

The retail industry as a whole is facing a major transformation. Online and brick-and-mortar stores transform to become “experiential retail.”

May 19, 2018
CRE Finance Council Retail Event What's Happening in the Retail, Leasing and Lending Market

CREFC Retail Event What's Happening in the Retail, Leasing and Lending Market on Thursday May 17, 2018. Keynote Speaker Faith Hope Consolo, Chairman, Douglas Elliman Retail Leasing, Marketing and Sales Division. For more information and to register please visit: https://www.crefc.org/CREFC/Events/Event_Display.aspx?WebsiteKey=148a29c3-4a5a-4a0d-98a7-70be1a37d5a7&hkey=6aaad672-e574-41eb-b66e-739986bd33e4&EventKey=NY_A051718.

May 17, 2018
New York Magazine The Cut. Real Estate Brick-and-Mortar: The Store is Not Dead

“We had ten years of an up-market, and rents were off the charts everywhere, absolutely everywhere,” says veteran Douglas Elliman broker Faith Hope Consolo. But that is starting to change. This most adaptive of cities is beginning to … adapt.

May 16, 2018
Real Estate Weekly ICSC Las Vegas: Have Faith and Conquer Retail Real Estate’s Big Show In Style

Spring means many things to people – but for anyone involved in the shopping center industry, ICSC’s RECon in Las Vegas is as much a part of the season as the warmer tem­peratures and budding blooms.

May 16, 2018
NYREJ New York City Retail: It's Reigning Men-Beauty and Menswear Are Surging

As the city and spring begin to bloom, we are once again experienc­ing another retail resurgence. Focus has shifted to categories that have continued to grow and our shopping corridors are following suit.

May 15, 2018
NYREJ CRE Finance Council After-Work Seminar - May 17

Faith Hope Consolo, chairman of Douglas Elliman's Retail Leasing Marketing and Sales Division will be the keynote speaker at a CRE Finance Council event titled: "What's Happening in the Retail Leasing and Lending Market."

May 09, 2018
Real Estate Weekly Deals and Dealmakers - Around Town EMBCA

EMBCA (East Mediterranean Business and Culture Alliance) and the Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce in Partnership with Voza Rivers/ New Heritage Theater Group presented the Hellenic/ Harlem & Havana Blues & Music Experience Pictured are Lou Katsos, president of EMBCA and Jekmar Associates, Faith Hope Consolo, Voza Rivers, President of New Heritage Theatre Group and VP of the Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce and sporano Julie Ziavras.

May 09, 2018
Footwear News Brick and Mortar Retail Outlook Remains Hopeful

“With any change comes opportunity,” said Faith Hope Consolo, chairman of retail leasing, marketing and sales division of Douglas Elliman Real Estate.

May 07, 2018
Bronx Voice Mother Nature Helps in Demo for Developer

In a previous interview, Consolo said of the property, “We have the possibility to build two levels and really make something special.”

Apr 30, 2018
Total Food Service Faithful Food: Manhattan Is An Island Of Irresistible Sweet Spots

It is a fact; fashion follows food! Manhattan is a paradise of sweets, offering all types of deca­dent destinations under the sun.

Apr 30, 2018
Luxury Briefing Retail Property New York

On Madison Avenue, Apriati jewelry from Greece now at 655 Madison Avenue. Celebrity stylist Sally Hershberger is partnering with Barneys for her first salon inside a retail store at 660 Madison Avenue.

Apr 30, 2018
New York Post Realty Check: Morton Williams Pumps Juice Into UES Retail Corridor

Douglas Elliman’s Faith Hope Consolo, who represented the landlord at 1251 Third and helped reel in Morton Williams, commented, “I think that now that we’ve leased the 72nd Street crossroads corner, we’re seeing a domino effect that is in the process of trickling down the avenue south toward Bloomies and also creating movement on the spaces north.”

Apr 23, 2018
REBNY’s New York Residential Specialists Event NYRS Advanced Graduate Designation Course, NYC Commercial Real Estate

Faith Consolo will speak at REBNY’s New York Residential Specialists Event, NYRS Advanced Graduate Designation Course, NYC Commercial Real Estate on Monday, April 23,2018.

For more information and to register please visit:


Apr 23, 2018
News Press Florida, Lee County, Collier County Continue Seeing Growth In Grocery Business

Consolo expects the grocery store expansion to spread to more cities and states, as more consumers demand what’s fresh and current.

Apr 23, 2018
CNBC MedMen Bets Big On New York Legalization By Opening A Luxury Marijuana Store On Fifth Avenue

"The key here is it is not just about them making the money it is a statement, it is a brand. They are establishing a foot print on the most famous shopping street in the world," Consolo said.

Apr 20, 2018
GlobeSt Unscripted: Catsimatidis, Consolo, Levine, Olshan and Rinaldi

Consolo added for retail with new developments, there are certain magnets: Hudson Yards, the Brookfield Center, the Seaport, the World Financial Center.

Apr 18, 2018
NYREJ Career Mastered Women’s History Leadership

Top women leaders across various industries, disciplines and backgrounds were honored during the Career Mastered Women’s History Leadership in Action Awards on March 24 at NYC Seminar & Conference Center, Chelsea. Trailblazer Award:  Faith Hope Consolo, chairman retail leasing, marketing and sales division, Douglas Elliman Real Estate.

Apr 17, 2018
NYREJ Shopping Centers: Consolo of Douglas Elliman Arranges 13,000 sf Retail Lease

“With Grace’s Marketplace relocating, Morton Williams has taken the opportunity to fill the gap on a key corridor in the nabe. With their new concept, the gourmet store is positioned to serve the residents and visitors alike in a highly visible, dominant location,” said Consolo.

Apr 17, 2018
Naples Daily News New Grocery Stores Sprouting in Southwest Florida Giving Shoppers More Choices

Faith Hope Consolo, a national retail expert and chairwoman of Douglas Elliman’s retail leasing, marketing and sales division in New York, said the country’s obsession with food will continue to drive growth in the grocery store segment.

Apr 16, 2018
Luxury Daily Cities of Luxury: New York – Luxury Memo Special Report

“The definition of luxury is choices, and there is no other city like New York that offers the best in luxury in every category – sourced from all corners of the world,” said Faith Hope Consolo, chairman of retail leasing, marketing and sales division at Douglas Elliman Real Estate, New York. “As an international fashion capital, New York City is a shopping destination for international tourists, regional visitors and locals alike.

Apr 13, 2018
Elysian Magazine Spring 2018 Beauty Guide: Beauty Nation

Amid the evolvement of retail, the Beauty sector is at the top and thriving because of the ability to keep the customer engaged on the journey with in-store experiences, technology, constant innovation, and experimentation.

Apr 12, 2018
REBNY Residential Sales Council Event: Game Changers on the NYC Landscape

Consolo will speak at REBNY’s Residential Sales Council Event Game Changers on the NYC Landscape. Wednesday, April 11, 2019, 12:00PM –2:00PM

REBNY-Litwin Classroom, 570 Lexington Avenue, Lower Level, New York 10022.

For more information and to register please contact: TRosa@REBNY.com

Apr 11, 2018
Commercial Observer Gotham Seeing Huge Influx of Retailers From Asia

After New York City, Debutea is looking to expand into the boroughs followed by Washington,D.C., Boston, Chicago and Philadelphia, Douglas Elliman’s Faith Hope Consolo (who represented both sides in the New York transaction) told CO.

Apr 11, 2018
Connect Media Consolo Team to Lease Retail at Landmark St. Marks Townhouse

The Worldwide Leasing Team of Faith Hope Consolo at Douglas Elliman has gotten the exclusive agency to lease the retail at the landmarked Hamilton-Holly House located at 4 St. Marks Pl. in the East Village.

Apr 10, 2018
The Seattle Times Nordstrom Bucks a Retail Trend by Opening a New York Store

Nordstrom signed the lease for the men’s store property in late 2015. Faith Hope Consolo,a retail broker at Douglas Elliman, said rents were generally higher then. But Nordstrom may have gotten a deal, she said, because of the size of the property.

Apr 10, 2018
Tampa Bay Times New Grocery Chains are Popping up Across Florida — Unlike Most of the Country

"They’re not the grocery stores we remember," said Faith Hope Consolo, chair of the Retail Group with New York-based Douglas Elliman Real Estate. " It’s green; it’s farm-to-table fresh, fresh, fresh. We’ve become a country of foodies."

Apr 10, 2018
New York Post Why NYC’s Empty Retail Space Surplus Isn’t Fazing Developers

Douglas Elliman’s Faith Hope Consolo saw the bright side: “We have all-time-high consumer confidence and tourists galore.”  True, but it begs the question of why retailers aren’t clamoring to rent more space.

Apr 09, 2018


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