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Total Food Service Faithful Food: Holiday Food For Thought

Some of the merriest holiday food moments come from visiting one of our dynamic new eateries. 'Tis the season to nosh all that is new and noteworthy. Here are some new City spots that shine as bright as the 57th Street Snowflake.

Dec 22, 2017
NYREJ Shopping Centers-The Season’s Dreamiest Stores in New York City

The holidays are here and NYC is the place to make them merry and bright! From the Rockefeller Christmas Tree to the legendary department store windows; welcome to Christmas Town!

Dec 19, 2017
NYREJ Spotlight: 2017 Year in Review- Faith Hope Consolo, Douglas Elliman

I made the decision to become a catalyst between landlords and tenants in a way that each side gained comfort in a challenging market.

Dec 19, 2017
The New York Times Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions: 372 West Broadway

A developer with condominiums at 125 Greenwich Street and 565 Broome Street has signed a two-year lease renewal, which begins in February, for 6,720 square feet on the ground, second and third levels for its sales office and showroom in this three-story SoHo building. The space was previously occupied by a Tommy Hilfiger store.

Tenant: Broome Property Owner JV.

Landlord: 376 West Broadway Enterprises.

Broker: Faith Hope Consolo, Douglas Elliman Real Estate.

Dec 19, 2017
WWD Leading by Example. WWD’s 2017 Women Leaders in Business

Faith Hope Consolo is renowned in the industry for her expertise as a consultant and retail broker who has been instrumental in revitalizing and sculpting retail corridors across the nation– and beyond.

Dec 18, 2017
Brokers Weekly Gallery

President of the New York/Northeast Council and FIABCI-USA Executive Committee, hosted the event with Faith Hope Consolo, event organizer and board member of the New York/Northeast Council. FIABCI, the International Real Estate Federation, is an international real estate organization devoted to all real estate specialties and activities.

Dec 13, 2017
The Fiscal Times 20 Million for Rent? Why Even Luxury Brands Can’t Afford New York Anymore.

To cope, some landlords are offering more favorable deals to tenants, Consolo said. Those can include shaving a percentage off their rent.

Dec 08, 2017
New York Post Commercial Real Estate: Downtown Spunk

The Zara store at L&L’s 222 Broadway “really gave the corridor a lift,” says Douglas Elliman’s Faith Hope Consolo. “Finally, some fashion!”

Dec 05, 2017
New York Post Commercial Real Estate: Pop-Up The Ante

Whether test-driving a neighborhood or invigorating a tired label, pop-up shops provide an influx of income to both parties while they weigh the benefits of a longer lease.

“They’re energizing the market,” declares Faith Hope Consolo, chairman of retail for Douglas Elliman.

Dec 05, 2017
The Real Deal New York's Top Retail Brokerages

At 345 Fifth Avenue, which sits across from the Empire State Building, the food hall Frame Market inked a 15-year deal in September for 15,000 square feet. The space had a $400-per-square-foot asking rent. The landlord, Empire Management, kicked in $500,000 to build the space out and gave nine months of free rent.

“Because34th Street has so many availabilities, [the landlord] gave pretty significant concessions,” said Douglas Elliman retail chair Faith Hope Consolo, who represented Empire. “[Frame is] getting a whole new storefront plus infrastructure work. They made a great deal.”

Dec 01, 2017
Real Estate Weekly Retail: AYR Fashion Brand Hopes to Raise Profile with UES Pop-Up

“AYR is another successful retailer blending clicks to bricks. After being born exclusively as a pure-play retailer, this three-year old women’s apparel brand is a highly anticipated addition to the Upper East Side,” Consolo said.

Nov 30, 2017
Real Estate Weekly Retail: Brooklyn-Based Home Decor Company Expands To SoHo

The Worldwide Leasing Team of Faith Hope Consolo and Arthur Maglio at Douglas Elliman arranged the lease for Ben’s Garden at 42-44 Grand Street, Wes tBroadway and Thompson Street.

Nov 30, 2017
Real Estate Weekly Retail: Superstar Stores Dazzle Shoppers With Newest Holiday Windows

Look around: the cheer is here and the streets are adorned with the jewels of the season.

Nov 30, 2017
Chain Store Age Real Estate: More Retail Headed for Brooklyn’s Bushwick Section

“The Globe Exchange Bank Building is undergoing an intensive renovation that is paying homage to the building’s rich history, including the full restoration of the double-height retail space on the ground floor,” said Faith Hope Consolo, whose Worldwide Leasing team at Douglas Elliman will be seeking the new tenants.

Nov 30, 2017
Real Estate Weekly Deals and Dealmakers: NYC Landlords Embrace Popup Culture

Faith Hope Consolo, the longtime chair of Douglas Elliman's retail division, just recently repped fashion brand AYR in a popup lease on the Upper East Side. She said the conditions in the retail market and a glut of space have led to the increase in pop-up deals.

"New York City is a pop-up paradise," said Consolo. "I think landlords have listened to the market and retailers and are doing what they think is best to lease properties. Many [pop-up tenants] become permanent tenants."

Nov 29, 2017
Luxury Briefing Retail Property New York

On Madison Avenue, Coach at 595 Madison Avenue has reopened after a retail facelift. Swedish premium shirt brand Eton unveiled newly renovated 625 Madison Avenue.

Nov 27, 2017
NYREJ Spotlights: Consolo and Maglio of Douglas Elliman arrange 1,450 sf lease for Ben's Garden at 42-44 Grand St., SoHo

The worldwide leasing team of Faith Hope Consolo and Arthur Maglio at Douglas Elliman arranged a 1,450 s/f lease for Ben’s Garden at 42-44 Grand St. between West Broadway and Thompson Street. 

Nov 21, 2017
NYREJ Spotlights: Department Store Domination. The Fabulous Forefathers of Our Current NYC Shopping Greatness

A New York landmark since 1901, Bergdorf Goodman located at 5th Ave. and 58th St., represents the pinnacle of style, service, and modern luxury.

Nov 21, 2017
ELYSIAN Magazine Winter 2017-18 The Faithful Fashionista: Reports From The Runway

Each season of New York Fashion Week brings new trends, new faces and a new outlook of what is to come.

Nov 20, 2017
Scene On The Street Fall 2017 Harlem

Harlem seems to be embracing this rapid retail growth, while still maintaining the very fabric of this multicultural melting pot.

Nov 17, 2017
Tampa Bay Times A Santa Flight Academy: Malls Pull Out Stops To Counter Online Shopping

"It's now a whole new mindset of clicks and bricks working closer together," said Faith Hope Consolo, chairman of the Retail Group for Douglas Elliman Real Estate in New York City. For the physical stores, "it's all about creating an event, a place to go."

Nov 16, 2017
REBNY Upper Manhattan and Bronx Committee Meeting

Guest Speakers: Curtis Archer, President, Harlem Community Development Corp. and Faith Hope Consolo, Chair of the Retail Group, Douglas Elliman Real Estate at the Commercial Upper Manhattan & Bronx Committee Meeting on Friday, November 10, 2017.

RSVP to Desiree Jones at djones@rebny.com.

Nov 10, 2017
The New York Times Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions: Recent Lease 42-44 Grand Street

Ben’s Garden home décor and accessories shop, which has locations in Brooklyn, Huntington, N.Y., and Oyster Bay, N.Y. (its original), as well as an online business, has signed a 10-year lease to open a fourth shop around Thanksgiving in an 1,450-square-foot storefront space in this five-story SoHo building.


Faith Hope Consolo and Arthur Maglio, Douglas Elliman Real Estate.

Nov 07, 2017
Total Food Service Faithful Food: Food Hall Favorites

Now more than ever we are seeing the public’s adoration of all types of cuisine and the food hall is the perfect hybrid. It is center stage in development and grand halls are being built with dining as the star.

Nov 07, 2017
NYREJ Consolo and Maglio of Douglas Elliman Exclusively Represent Landlord and Tenant, Debutea, in 1,020 sf Lease at 217 Thompson St.

The Worldwide Leasing Team of Faith Hope Consolo and Arthur Maglio at Douglas Elliman exclusively arranged a lease for Debutea at 217 Thompson St. between Bleecker and West 3rd Sts. With 20-ft. of frontage and double windows, the ground floor retail space is 570 s/f with 450 s/f in the basement.

Nov 07, 2017
Shopping Centers Today ICSC New York Deal Making Moves Up To Accommodate Record Attendance

“Beyond the meetings with new and old acquaintances and a myriad of networking opportunities, this is truly where retail deals foment,” said Faith Hope Consolo, chairman of retail leasing at Douglas Elliman Real Estate.

Oct 31, 2017
Real Estate Forum Building Your Own Brand

You have to set a clear goal of how you want your brand to be perceived and literally reinforce this constantly, in every medium possible. Do not take shortcuts and do not settle.

Oct 30, 2017
Taipei Times Lord & Taylor to Sell Fifth Avenue Store to WeWork

“This is a sign of the future,” said Faith Hope Consolo, chairman of the retail group at Douglass Elliman Real Estate. She predicted that other department stores would likely lease some of their space to corporate groups that cater to millennials. “They’re building their own traffic generators,” Consolo said. 

Oct 26, 2017
Scene On The Street Fall 2017 Where The West Village Meets Meatpacking

The West Village and the Meatpacking District are intertwined neighborhoods that have a lot in common. The dynamic and ever-changing areas draw well-heeled visitors to its bevy of chic stores and both locals and tourists dine at its trendy restaurants.

Oct 26, 2017
The National Herald EMBCA Presents Discussion on NYC Development, Design & Construction

Jay Badame, Lou Katsos, Kenneth Knuckles, Faith Hope Consolo, Chuck Olivieri, Todd Poisson, Donna Olshan, and Ron Lattanzio at the The State of NYCDevelopment, Design & Construction - 2017 Fall on Tuesday, October 24 at 6pm at The Russian Tea Room.

Oct 25, 2017


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