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Real estate players capitalize on Fashion Week to win over designers looking for retail space

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]