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Real Estate Weekly Deals & Dealmakers, Around Town: Events, Seminars, Meetings & Talks

BID Meeting, June 8. Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership Business Improvement District will celebrate 11th Anniversary by Exploring the Future of Flatiron at its Annual Meeting featuring remarks by New York City Council Member Corey Johnson and a panel of industry leaders surveying the future of the neighborhood. Moderated by Jon Steinberg, Founder and CEO of Cheddar, the panel will feature: Liz Simon, Vice President, Legal & External Affairs, General Assembly; Morris Levy, Co-Founder and CEO, The Yard; Faith Hope Consolo, Chairman, Retail Leasing, Marketing and Sales Division, Douglas Elliman Real Estate; Leanne Shear, Co-Founder and President, Uplift; and,Santiago Gomez, Managing Partner, Cosme.

RSVP at flatironbidannualmeeting.eventbrite.com.

May 25, 2017
Commercial Observer Columns, Matter of Faith: Retail Detail - What Retail Meltdown?

New York City is defying the downturn. Despite all the handwringing, Gotham’s favorite corridors are still attracting fabulous brands.

May 24, 2017
Commercial Observer ICSC 2017: The Experts Weigh In

What are the retailers that are going to survive this new retail apocalypse? (Short answer: Food.) What are the big concerns in the retail market? What could a savvy brand do to compete?

The answers to a lot of these problems are what one might expect. Faith Hope Consolo of Douglas Elliman's advice: Do everything. (4:08)

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May 24, 2017
New York Post Commercial Real Estate: Boom Amid The Struggle

One farther-flung area gaining new projects is Staten Island. Here, Faith Hope Consolo, chairman of retail for Douglas Elliman, is representing Empire Outlets, a complex under construction by the ferry terminal which will have stores and eateries along with an artisanal food hall.

“It’s a new main street on the harbor. There will be a sense of place and entertainment— and you don’t have to go far,” says Consolo, adding that the site is convenient by ferry from Manhattan and by car for those in Brooklyn, Long Island and New Jersey. “Everybody wants a bargain,” she says. “And you will have the wheel.” An added lure is a 630-foot-tall Ferris wheel with panoramic views of the city akin to the London Eye.

May 23, 2017
WWD Staten Island Retail Gets Symbiotic Boost

To bring high-end retailers to the project, Ferrara hired Faith Hope Consolo,chairman of retail at Douglas Elliman Real Estate. Consolo said she’s looking for a mix of affordable luxury and legacy luxury brands for apparel and accessories; beauty brands, and ath-leisure — in short, a broad array of labels that will “satisfy the needs of all segments of shoppers,” she said.

May 22, 2017
WWD Empire Outlets: New York City’s First and Only Outlet Destination

New York City’s first and only outlet destination is opening in 2018. Join the premium retail centerpiece of New York City’s newest lifestyle district.

May 22, 2017
CNN Is New York City's Retail Landscape Changing?

CNN's Clare Sebastian and Faith hope Consolo of Douglas Elliman take a bus tour of New York City's top retail spots.

CNN video: http://www.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/cnnmoney/2017/05/19/vacant-new-york-sebastian-pkg.cnn.html

May 19, 2017
Chain Store Age Empire Outlets NYC

Empire Outlets is New York City’s first and only outlet center.The world-class shopping destination is located at the base of the Staten Island Ferry Terminal, a 20-minute free ferry ride from Manhattan.

May 18, 2017
Chain Store Age Welcome to The First Gateway to The Fashion Capital Of The World

A bold, daring and not to be missed global fashion and culinary destination rises to new heights of urban chic on the shores of St. George, Staten Island.

May 18, 2017
The Real Deal The Art of Sweetening the Deal

Landlords also say they are not incentivizing to get space rented to just anyone. They want the right retailers: fitness, furniture, international fashion brands and,above all, food. “Food is fashion,” Consolo said. “Anything green, organic” is sought after.

May 17, 2017
The Real Deal The Tsar of Zara

Consolo, now chairwoman of Douglas Elliman’s retail group, remembers Ortega was very low-key and very congenial during their first encounter at the Waldorf. “For such an important and hugely successful businessman, he is the most gentlemanly [man] I have certainly met in the real estate business,” Consolo said. “Even at that early juncture, he had accomplished so much. Yet he could have been your next-door neighbor.”

May 17, 2017
Real Estate Weekly Luxury Retail. Steadfast Shopping: Outerborough and Omnichannel

Retail has always been about the new and wonderful; styles, tastes and the experi­ence of how we shop are what excites. New locations and new ways of doing things keep everyone on their toes.

May 17, 2017
Real Estate Weekly Luxury Brands Line Up for Empire Outlets

Ralph Lauren, Carolina Herrera, and Kate Spade among the big-name luxury retailers now in talks to sign on at the Empire Outlets development on the north shore of Staten Island, according to Douglas Elliman retail chair Faith Hope Consolo.

Consolo was brought on to the project in March as its luxury specialist, and she said luxury brands are showing a lot of interest.

May 17, 2017
The Wall Street Journal ICSC RECon 2017 Preview: Urban Ambience Puts Shoppers In The Mood

“Food and fashion work together to make retail spaces come to life,” insist Faith Hope Consolo, chairman of Douglas Elliman’s retail leasing and sales division in New York City.

May 17, 2017
Total Food Service Spring Is A Fine Time To Dine

Manhattan is the epicenter of eateries and spring is the perfect time to talk trends. Raise our glasses and toast to a delicious tour…!

May 17, 2017
NYREJ Shopping Centers: Latest Word From The Federal Reserve

Retailers reported that sales were steady and on the moderate upswing, tourism and travel activity generally picked up, housing markets have improved and commercial real estate markets have been steady.

May 16, 2017
NYREJ Spotlights: 2017 Women in Professional Service

When I started in this business, it was a boy’s club and often I was the only woman in the room. I navigated these unfamiliar waters by working twice or three times as hard as everyone else!

May 16, 2017
Shopping Center Business Luxury Retailers To Join The Mix At Empire Outlets In Staten Island

Faith Hope Consolo of Douglas Elliman — a Manhattan-based company specializing in retail leasing, investment sales and consulting services — has been named luxury retail consultant for the project.

“A billion dollar transformation is underway on the waterfront in St. George,” Consolo says. “The vision is to bring the more than120 stores that shoppers are clamoring for, plus dozens of new food concepts, to create a shopping destination for the 75,000 people who come through daily on the Staten Island Ferry, creating a place for residents, commuters and the 6,000 daily tourists who come for the views.”

May 10, 2017
Shopping Center Business Welcome To The First Gateway To The Fashion Capital Of The World

A bold, daring and not to be misses global fashion and culinary destination rises to new heights of urban chic on the shores of St. George, Staten Island.

May 10, 2017
Real Estate Talk Radio Show WOR/iHeart The First Gateway to the Fashion Capital of the World

Please join Faith Hope Consolo, Chairman of Douglas Elliman's Retail Group at Real Estate Talk “The First Gateway to the Fashion Capital of the World” at NYC’s iHeart Studios, Wednesday, May 3, 12:00 PM.

Live social media broadcast: https://www.facebook.com/victoriariva.

Official air time: WOR am710 Sunday morning 5AM.

For more information: www.youneedfaith.com; www.empireoutletsnyc.com.

May 03, 2017
Real Estate Talk Radio Show WOR/iHeart Studios The First Gateway to the Fashion Capital of the World

Faith Hope Consolo, Chairman of Douglas Elliman's Retail Group discusses Empire Outlets - "The First Gateway to the Fashion Capital of the World" at NYC's iHeart Studios, Wednesday, May 3, 12:00 PM.

Radio broadcast: https://www.spreaker.com/user/realestatetalk/new-york-citys-first-outlet-center-comin; https://www.spreaker.com/user/realestatetalk and https://www.facebook.com/victoriariva.

For more information: www.youneedfaith.com;www.empireoutletsnyc.com.

May 03, 2017
New York Post Post Focus on Commercial Real Estate: I'm in Sixth Heaven

Douglas Elliman’s Faith Hope Consolo noted that, “What’s nice about Sixth is there’s a good mix of office, retail, wholesalers and upper-floor showrooms, where the business of business in New York is happening.”

May 02, 2017
Real Estate Weekly Shoe Designer Robert Clergerie on the Move up Madison

“The European flavor has always been important to this stretch of Madison Avenue’s designer row, with Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle across the street and, for many years, Galerie Perrotin, which just moved downtown, with their space on Madison now the Levy Gorvy Gallery,” Faith Hope Consolo said.

Apr 26, 2017
New York Post Commercial Real Estate - Let’s Talk Shops: NYC’s Retail Market Continues to Take Prisoners

“This is the most challenging [environment] that we’ve seen in two decades,” says Faith Hope Consolo, chairman of Douglas Ellliman Retail. “Even more than post-Lehman.”

Apr 25, 2017
New York Post Realty Check: Robert Clergerie Store Makes Madison Avenue Move

The rent for Robert Clergerie’s 700 square feet of prime ground-level space worked out to about $850 per square foot, according to Douglas Elliman Real Estate’s retail group chief, Faith Hope Consolo, who represented the landlord.

Apr 25, 2017
Press Release Consolo Arranges Lease on Madison Avenue to French Luxury Shoe Designer

The Worldwide Leasing Team of Faith Hope Consolo at Douglas Elliman arranged the lease of retail space to French luxury shoe designer Robert Clergerie at 901 Madison Avenue, between 72nd and 73rd streets, on the Upper East Side of Manhattan.

Apr 25, 2017
Footwear News Opening Daze

“You have to look for the right counsel. Whether that’s a broker or a specialist in the retail market — you need guidance,” said Hope Consolo.

Apr 24, 2017
AREAA Global & Luxury Summit Commercial Sessions Series: Luxury Hotel and Retail Development Panel

Please join Faith Hope Consolo, Chairman of Douglas Elliman's Retail Group at AREAA Global & Luxury Summit Commercial Sessions Series, Luxury Hotel and Retail Development Panel at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at Four Seasons Hotel Miami , 1435 Brickell Ave, Miami, FL 33131.

To register, please visit: https://www.eiseverywhere.com/ereg/index.php?eventid=210609&crm=1

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Apr 22, 2017
The Fashion Group International Staten Island is Having a Fashion Moment

Staten Island is going luxe. A billion dollar transformation is underway on the waterfront in St. George, where you’ll soon see a rival to Jersey City and Long Island City, but with the most impressive views of the Statue of Liberty and Manhattan.

Apr 19, 2017
Commercial Observer Appear Here Introduces Short-Term Retail Leasing Platform to NYC

This is New York City, the most competitive and sophisticated real estate market, which requires a skilled broker to negotiate these deals as we have the most knowledgeable and demanding landlords of anywhere in the world," Faith Hope Consolo, the chair of Douglas Elliman's retail leasing and sales division, told CO in an email.

Apr 19, 2017


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