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  • A passion for fashion?

    October 07, 2014 04:30PM
    At the Victor de Souza Runway Show, from left: Esther Muller, President of the Academy for Continuing Education; real estate investor Errol Rappaport; Faith Hope Consolo, chair of Douglas Elliman’s Retail Group; actress Darielle Gilad; and Joseph Aquino, executive vice president of Douglas Elliman’s Retail Group

    At the Victor de Souza Runway Show, from left: Esther Muller, Errol Rappaport, Faith Hope Consolo, Darielle Gilad and Joseph Aquino

    From the October issue: Fashion Week in New York City isn’t just for celebrities, glossy magazine editors and design house executives.

    The event is also a key networking opportunity for real estate players and retail brokers. “A lot of these designers have replaced Madison Avenue with Soho or the Meatpacking District,” said Faith Hope Consolo, chairman of Douglas Elliman’s retail division.  [more]

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  • From left: Shuttered Kennedy's pub at 327 West 57th Street, Guinness (credit: Sean Scanlon via Flickr) and the closed O'Flaherty's at 334 West 46th Street

    From left: Shuttered Kennedy’s at 327 West 57th Street, Guinness and the closed O’Flaherty’s at 334 West 46th Street

    As rents climb and tastes veer increasingly toward craft beers and gourmet food offerings, New York City’s Irish pubs — which currently number around 2,000 — are on the decline. [more]

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  • From left: the intersection of Third Avenue and East 61st Street facing north and an empty Manhattan storefront

    From left: the intersection of Third Avenue and East 61st Street facing north and an empty Manhattan storefront

    WEEKENDEDITION Despite being one of the wealthiest places in the nation and a shopping mecca for millions of tourists, Manhattan still has more vacant retail space than anyone can count.  [more]

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  • From left: Stephen Meister, Faith Hope Consolo and Douglas Durst

    From left: Stephen Meister, Faith Hope Consolo and Douglas Durst

    From the April issue: In this month’s in their words feature, Douglas Durst talks about how he began using LED lights at One Bryant Park and Four Times Square long before Tony Malkin unrolled them at the Empire State Building. Attorney Stephen Meister mentions why the rent is too damn high. Lastly, Faith Hope Consolo details Greene Street’s ascent as a Soho retail hotspot. [more]

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  • neiman

    From left: Hudson Yards retail complex rendering and Neiman Marcus in Paramus, N.J. (Inset: Faith Hope Consolo)

    High-end department store Neiman Marcus is close to locking down space at Hudson Yards for its new flagship store. [more]

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  • Clockwise from left: Fifth Avenue, Joseph Isa and jewelry made by  Lao Feng Xiang

    Clockwise from left: Fifth Avenue, Joseph Isa and jewelry made by Lao Feng Xiang

    A Chinese jewelry conglomerate has inked a lease for its first North American outlet, fittingly along North America’s most expensive retail strip: Fifth Avenue. [more]

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    A rendering of the IPic theater and Faith Hope Consolo

    WEEKENDEDITION There is no shortage of foodies in New York City, and movie theaters are beginning to take notice. New York City movie theaters are increasing shunning popcorn for gourmet dinners and craft cocktails. [more]

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  • From left: Faith Hope Consolo and Louis Vuitton's Madison Avenue outpost at 1 East 57th Street

    From left: Faith Hope Consolo and Louis Vuitton’s Madison Avenue outpost at 1 East 57th Street

    As European fashion houses and high-end newcomers remain undeterred by rising retail rents, rates are expected to continue their skyward climb in 2014. [more]

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  • Faith Hope Consolo and 1095 Sixth Avenue

    Faith Hope Consolo and 1095 Sixth Avenue

    Whole Foods has signed a lease for a new location near Bryant Park. The high-end grocer and organic food emporium had been in talks to take the space at Blackstone Group’s 1095 Sixth Avenue since at least October. [more]

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  • Cynthia Rowley's CuRious Candy at 396 Bleecker Street

    Cynthia Rowley’s CuRious Candy at 396 Bleecker Street

    WEEKENDEDITION The latest trend in West Village boutique retail is pretty sweet. In the past seven months, at least three high-end candy shops have opened on Bleecker Street near Seventh Avenue, and more are on the way. [more]

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  • From left: Faith Hope Consolo,

    From left: Faith Hope Consolo, 1142 Madison Avenue and 1088 Madison Avenue

    Two high-end retail expanses on Madison Avenue — in Carnegie Hill and from East 59th to East 79th streets — are slowly encroaching on a relatively sleepy stretch of the boulevard, long the stomping grounds of delis and dry cleaners. [more]

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  • Hermes2

    691 Madison Avenue

    The luxury goods store Hermès has signed a 10-year extension on its 30,000-square-foot lease at 691 Madison Avenue at a cost of more than $1,700 per square foot, making its rent the highest on the tony street. [more]

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    Retail at 666 Fifth Avenue

    UPDATED, Aug. 28, 7:15 a.m.: The popularly-priced watch store Swatch Group put its location at 666 Fifth Avenue on the market with an asking price of $2,500 per square foot, sources said. [more]

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  • 2036 Fifth Avenue, Fabienne Lecole

    2036 Fifth Avenue, Fabienne Lecole

    Central Harlem real estate is starting to give Park Slope a run for its money. A townhouse at 2036 Fifth Avenue, between West 125th and 126th streets, just sold for $4 million – a record in the rapidly gentrifying neighborhood, the New York Daily News reported.

    “This is not a surprise,” Faith Hope Consolo, chairwoman of Douglas Elliman’s retail group, told the Daily News. “This is a natural expression of where the trend is going.” [more]

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  • Joseph Chetrit, Faith Hope Consolo and the Bossert Hotel

    Joseph Chetrit, Faith Hope Consolo and the Bossert Hotel

    The Bossert Hotel, located at 98 Montague Street in Brooklyn, could be a game-changer for the street’s retail corridor when the property relaunches, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle reported. Not only will local merchants benefit from the increased business from hotel guests, but demand for space and store rents will also climb, brokers told the paper. [more]

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  • BaubleBar’s Daniella Yacobovsky, 131 Greene Street in Soho

    BaubleBar, an Internet jewelry retailer, plans to use short-term pop-up stores in cities around the country, including in their New York City base, as a way to test further expansion into bricks and mortar, company co-founder Daniella Yacobovsky said during a panel yesterday on the first day of the International Council of Shopping Centers’ global retail real estate convention RECon in Las Vegas. [more]

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    From left: Anthony Malkin, CEO, Malkin Holdings, and Faith Hope Consolo of Douglas Elliman (Credit: Marc Becker)

    It’s a man’s world, and real estate is certainly no exception. But the Association of Real Estate Women’s 35th anniversary gala last night highlighted just how far women in New York City’s real estate industry have come, with the evening’s keynote speaker — City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, who would be the city’s first female mayor — offering encouraging words to hundreds of industry women (and men) in attendance. … [more]

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  • From left: Faith Hope Consolo, a side street in Manhattan and Robin Abrams

    Landlords in Manhattan’s busier retail districts are asking sky-high rents – and getting them – but their counterparts in the less touristy corridors are finding that they have to pony up something extra to lease their spaces, brokers and building owners told The Real Deal. [more]

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  • Joe Sitt, Jeff Sutton and Faith Hope Consolo

    Commercial real estate brokers are livid that the city’s big  landlords are disregarding the broker’s “exclusives” with retailers by attempting to land tenants on their own, sources told the New York Observer. Large retail owners, including  Joe Sitt and Jeff Sutton, are being accused of “skipping the middle man,” which is “totally not kosher,” a president of a top city brokerage told the Commercial Observer. “It puts the retail brokers in a difficult spot and it is morally incorrect.” [more]

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  • Faith Hope Consolo and the former BayWalk

    A shopping mall in Florida’s Tampa Bay Area being marketed by New York City retail maven Faith Hope Consolo may have several new tenants, but there is some confusion as to who is really on board due to differing accounts by Consolo, the prospective tenants and the mall owner, the Tampa Bay Times reported. … [more]

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