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CREW News You Can Use Star-Studded Shopping in Hollywood, California

Hooray for Hollywood; beautiful people, wonderful weather and superior shopping! Los Angeles is one of my favorite shopping destinations, with brands and style you can't find elsewhere, even in New York.

Jan 31, 2017
Luxury Briefing Retail Property New York

On 57th Street, Chanel adding another jewel emporium, 5 East 57th Street across from Nike and Tiffany.

Jan 31, 2017
Total Food Service Booming Boroughs and the Role Dining Plays in Retail Development

New York City is recognized for its innovative shopping complexes. Each borough develops diverse and distinct corridors where dining is an integral part of the shopping experience. It is these combinations that create neighborhoods that grow and prosper.

Jan 24, 2017
NYREJ Unwrapped: Post Holiday Shopping Round-Up

In anticipation of the foot traffic from returns, many stores are stocking their shelves with new merchandise.

Jan 24, 2017
The Huffington Post The Faithful Shopper: Ski Chic

For enjoying winter wonderlands, there’s no better excuse for shopping. Before hitting the ski resorts to master the snowy slopes and partake in the après–ski festivities, here are my essential New York shops for stylish skiing.

Jan 23, 2017
Swaay Spotlight: This Queen of Retail Talks Trends, Challenges and Entrepreneurship

Retail is one of the most dynamic and closely watched sectors of the economy. Consumer spending underlies American gross domestic product growth. It all comes back to the stores — what drives us to spend our money?

Jan 22, 2017
New York Post Commercial Real Estate: More Than A Store

“It’s all entertainment and experience now,” says Faith Hope Consolo of Douglas Elliman retail. “It’s just finding the right location.”

Jan 19, 2017
New York Post Commercial Real Estate: Slam Dunk. Shop Till You Drop

“It’sTrump-enomics,” says Faith Hope Consolo, chairman of Douglas Elliman Retail. “Most companies, whether foreign or local, are going forward [to sign leases] —and that was from the day after the election. I got this flurry of interest.”

Jan 19, 2017
New York Post Commercial Real Estate: Winter Blues

“There are many vacant footprints in Midtown,” says Douglas Elliman’s Faith Hope Consolo. “Although brick-and mortar isn’t dead yet, you need fewer stores to achieve the same sales volume,” notes Consolo.

Jan 19, 2017
New York Post From Nike to Zara, NYC Shopping Has Never Been Better

“Bleecker Street’s rent came down dramatically and is now in the $300s per foot. At one point, it was almost in the $800s,” says Elliman’s Consolo. “I feel the landlords are being more reasonable because they’re heading into a more positive time.”

Jan 19, 2017
The New York Times Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions

207 Eighth Avenue (between West 20th and 21st Streets) Manhattan: A 10- to 15-year lease is available for a 1,370-square-foot ground-floor white box retail space with a 1,040-square-foot lower selling level in this five-story Chelsea rental building. Up to three months rent-free will be considered for the tenant’s build-out. Brokers: Faith Hope Consolo and Arthur Maglio, Douglas Elliman.

Jan 17, 2017
CNBC Retail: Trump Tower's Shadow Cost Tiffany 14% In Key Holiday Sales At Its Fifth Avenue Flagship

"All the publicity about the marches and about the demonstrations brought more people into the shops," said Faith Hope Consolo of Douglas Elliman Real Estate.

Jan 17, 2017
REBNY Shark Night Shark Night: Annual Round Table Event - How Retail Affects Emerging Markets

Please join Faith Hope Consolo, Chairman of Douglas Elliman's Retail Group for REBNY Shark Night: Annual Round Table Event - How Retail Affects Emerging Markets, Thursday, January 12, 2017.

Jan 12, 2017
Tampa Bay Times More Stores Closed And Struggled Because They Couldn't Keep Up With The New Guys

"This is the most competitive sector in retail," said Faith Hope Consolo, chairman of the retail group with Douglas Elliman Real Estate in New York City. "Every brand has its day and to stay relevant and current is the key. A lot of these brands have been dying a slow death. Fashion is fickle."

Dec 29, 2016
Chain Store Age Millennials Will Buoy Retail in 2017

"Millennials are going to start shopping differently this coming year,” Consolo told Chain Store Age. “It used to be they’d spend up to 75% of their disposable income on food, but that was a fad. This year, they will start spending more on fitness and fashion.”

Dec 29, 2016
Newsday LI Business – Looking Ahead

Retail: “Long Island will see a wave of new retailers, including more “fast fashion” stores that quickly bring current fashion to market at low prices”, said Faith Hope Consolo, chairwoman of the Manhattan based real estate firm Douglas Elliman’s Retail Group.

Dec 24, 2016
The Huffington Post The Faithful Shopper: Christmas Windows in All Their Splendor

Welcome to Christmas in New York City! Holiday magic for me is walking down Fifth Avenue, touring the decorated windows of my favorite stores. For all my friends who can’t make it to the avenues in 2016, this tour is for you! Happy Shopping!

Dec 20, 2016
NYREJ Shopping Centers: U.S. Retail Poised For a Positive Holiday Season

On Fifth Ave., Germany-based watch and jewelry retailer Wempe has reopened and doubled its Manhattan flagship at 700 Fifth Ave.

Dec 20, 2016
GlobeSt National Retail: What Is Trump the Businessman Really Like

During this exclusive video interview from the trade show floor of the ICSC New York National Deal Making event, one retail dealmaker, Faith Hope Consolo of Douglas Elliman-certainly never at a loss forwords-gives us her take on the ways of this real-estate-developer-turned-leader-of-the-free-world.

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Dec 15, 2016
Total Food Service The Stars of the NYC Dining Scene

Star chefs abound in New York City. Indeed, there are more celebrity chefs here than anywhere else. Television has transformed the kitchen, while bringing the culinary achievements of the chef to a global audience.

Dec 14, 2016
ELYSIAN Magazine Winter 20016/17 Peek Inside New York Fashion Week

New York Fashion Week is searching for a new identity, reinventing itself yet again. The eight-day event is a marathon of runway shows, launches and after-parties galore.

Dec 02, 2016
The Real Deal Dealmaking Kicks Off Early With ICSC Weekend Parties

Douglas Elliman retail chair Faith Hope Consolo said everyone at the conference will be trying to figure out which pop-ups will stay to sign longer term deals.

Dec 02, 2016
Entrepreneur Marketing Bootcamp - Listen Up: Queen of Retail Talks Trends for 2017

Bricks-and-clicks strategies will matter even more as millennials drive experiential marketing campaigns and entrepreneurs test new waters with pop-up shops.

Dec 02, 2016
Shopping Centers Today Sites and Cities: Street Level

“The rents have gotten more reasonable – it’s a fact of life,” said Faith Hope Consolo, chairman of the retail group at New York City-based Douglas Elliman Real Estate.

Dec 01, 2016
REBNY’s 9th Annual Upper Manhattan Panel Discussion & Dinner State of the Market Analysis, Advice for Landlords, What's Happening in Harlem & Retail Trends

Please join Faith Hope Consolo, Chairman of Douglas Elliman's Retail Group for REBNY's  9th Annual Upper Manhattan Panel Discussion & Dinner on Thursday, December 1, 2016. RSVP required to attend. Contact: Desiree Jones Email: djones@rebny.com.

Dec 01, 2016
Real Estate Weekly Retail: Spending Spike On The Cards As Holiday Shopping Gets Started

The economy is stabilizing, and people are spending more of their dollars on holiday gifts for both others and themselves.

Nov 28, 2016
Real Estate Weekly Consolo Marketing Retail Space at 979 Lexington Avenue

The Worldwide Retail Marketing, Leasing and Sales Team of Faith Hope Consolo, at Douglas Elliman was awarded the exclusive agency for the ground floor retail space at 979 Lexington Avenue, between 70th and 71st streets, in Manhattan.

Nov 28, 2016
The Huffington Post The Faithful Shopper is Thankful for You and Yours!

Thanksgiving means the busiest hosting and travel time is upon us; here are some of my favorite shops in Manhattan that help alleviate stress during your whirlwind of events.

Nov 23, 2016
Luxury Briefing Retail Property New York

On Madison Avenue, Tom Ford opening in the Carlton House at 680 Madison Avenue.

Nov 22, 2016
The Wall Street Journal York Real Estate Commercial: Election Is Blamed for New York Real-Estate Brokers’ Blahs

Faith Hope Consolo, chairman of the retail group at Douglas Elliman Real Estate, said she expected the end of the election season to ultimately have a positive effect, leading to a release of “a lot of pent-up spending that hasn’t been done.”

Nov 07, 2016


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