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Faith Hope Consolo, the “Queen of Retail”, is the most renowned retail broker and consultant in the country, not only for her knowledge, reputation, and taste, but also for her key role in revitalizing and sculpting retail corridors across the nation and beyond. The volume, size, and distinction of her transactions, combined with her extraordinary experience in the luxury retail and real estate markets, have set a high standard among real estate specialists. She has advised and encouraged many retailers as they emerged as major players nationwide and has helped transform lackluster neighborhoods into sought-after shopping districts. Ms. Consolo’s extensive luxury expertise is based in Manhattan but her reach is worldwide. She has mastered the art of securing leases in locations where companies will maximize their profits while enhancing the neighboring stores and retail landscape. To Find the Best Retail Space – You Need Faith©

As Chairman of Prudential Douglas Elliman’s Retail Leasing and Sales Division, a position created especially for her, she is responsible for providing comprehensive retail counsel to an array of tenants and landlords, both nationally and internationally. Since joining the firm in January 2005, she has completed numerous deals totaling multi-millions of dollars for some of the most recognized names in retail. Her team identifies and secures the best locations for prominent international retailers’ United States operations, and represents some of the country’s top landlords in finding high profile retailers for their properties.

As director of retail operations for the 50 Prudential CRES Commercial Real Estate Service offices located nationwide, Ms. Consolo has completed deals in every key market across the United States. Her understanding of the market and coast-to-coast experience enables her to strategize with retailers all over the country, from unveiling a national expansion to the debut of a flagship store. Ms. Consolo has demonstrated her prowess in completing deals along main streets and in shopping malls, and continues to develop and expand her reach.

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Faithful Shopper: In My Beach Bag

(0) Comments | Posted July 14, 2014 | 6:20 PM

We're in the heart of beach season, and it's time to replenish our stock of essentials, from sunglasses to sunscreen, books to laptops and everything in between. Here's where I go to refill my beach bag:

Stylish Shades

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Faithful Shopper: Heavenly Hamptons

(0) Comments | Posted June 25, 2014 | 8:46 AM

The upcoming holiday weekend (or any time this summer) is the perfect time to explore New York's very own beach resort - the Hamptons! And of course a number of new and returning international names have opened seasonal stores in Southampton and East Hampton to supply our every need and...

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The Faithful Shopper: Darling Dads

(0) Comments | Posted June 12, 2014 | 2:46 PM

Father's Day is Sunday and you're running out of time to make it special! Trust me, the fathers in your life do NOT need another tie, bottle of aftershave or cologne or fancy socks. So for the fathers in your life - your dad, grandpa, stepfather, father-in-law, brother, son, whomever,...

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The Faithful Shopper: Graduation Gifts

(0) Comments | Posted May 29, 2014 | 3:15 PM

It's that time of year again, when we congratulate our favorite college and post-degree graduates and cheerfully send them off into the working world! Reward your graduate with a gift that prepares them for their new reality, either in terms of wardrobe or accessories, or for their new homes.

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The Faithful Shopper: Fit for Summer

(0) Comments | Posted May 13, 2014 | 8:40 AM

Memorial Day is coming soon, and that means it's well past time to get yourself in shape for the beach! Work out at a gym or at home, then get a massage or three to work out the kinks at any of the following:

Work it Out

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The Faithful Shopper: April Showers

(0) Comments | Posted April 29, 2014 | 11:12 PM

It's flower time again! Yes, I do believe that April Showers bring May Flowers, so below are some of my favorite shops for flora to bring just the right bit of color and life to your event, home or office:

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The Faithful Shopper: For Your Holy Day Holiday

(0) Comments | Posted April 14, 2014 | 11:40 AM

With Passover here and Easter just days away, now is the time to plan a treat for your feast - or as a gift for your host or hostess. Whether you're attending a Passover Seder or an Easter Dinner, observe these Holy Days with something from these wonderful shops:

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The Faithful Shopper: Best for Beauty

(0) Comments | Posted March 27, 2014 | 11:18 AM

It's time to slough off winter skin, renew our faces, bodies and souls (and soles) with a stop at our favorite beauty stores and departments. Here are some of my favorite places to treat myself!

Color

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Faithful Shopper: Turn Back Time

(0) Comments | Posted March 13, 2014 | 5:03 PM

Maybe it's because spring is finally occasionally in the air, or because Daylight Savings Time has kicked in, but right now time - and beautiful ways of telling time - is on my mind. Whether you need a beautiful new clock for the mantle or foyer, or something wonderful for...

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The Faithful Shopper: Mad for Museums

(0) Comments | Posted February 28, 2014 | 8:16 AM

Some of the best stores in town aren't run by our legendary retailers or international designers -- they're in our magnificent museums! Shopping in our great repositories of art and culture give you an opportunity to buy something truly different for yourself or a loved one -- while learning a...

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The Faithful Shopper: Spring Vacation

(0) Comments | Posted February 14, 2014 | 9:12 AM

Are you as done with winter as I am? I've never seen our friends and neighbors in more need of a spring break in the sun! While it may be cold and snowy outdoors, our city's shops are all about spring and resorts, so visit a few of the following...

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The Faithful Shopper: All for Love

(0) Comments | Posted January 30, 2014 | 2:15 PM

Ah, Valentine's Day, when we show those we love the extent of our affections the old-fashioned way -- with gifts! Fortunately, we have multiple options, depending on your beloved's tastes, and your budget. From sweets to gems, check out these shops (and a vacation idea or two) to express your...

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The Faithful Shopper: Winter Wonderland

(0) Comments | Posted January 15, 2014 | 8:50 AM

Winter is less than one month old, and already it's been eventful! Clearly, we have a lot of weather to go, and luckily we still have some wonderful stores to keep us warm and dry. Check out the following for the apparel and gear you'll need to stay warm and...

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The Faithful Shopper: Best of 2013

(0) Comments | Posted December 31, 2013 | 1:08 PM

It's been an eventful year for all of us in the New York retail and fashion scene, from grand old friends such as Bergdorf Goodman and Macy's undergoing major renovations to welcoming new stores and brands that quickly became game-changers. Below are some of my favorite newcomers for the year!

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The Faithful Shopper: Great Gifts, Part Deux

(0) Comments | Posted December 13, 2013 | 2:46 PM

You have 10 days left to Christmas, and money is no object (lucky you!). Fortunately, you're in the luxury shopping capital of the world, and stores from around the globe are waiting to help you find that perfect gift. Of course my heart belongs to Bergdorf Goodman (and Barneys and...

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The Faithful Shopper: Guide for Gifts

(0) Comments | Posted November 27, 2013 | 9:25 AM

Welcome to Black Friday, and the official kickoff of the holiday shopping season! My next two reports will focus on some of my favorite places for gifts, this time concentrating on cheap chic. (Look for the big splurge next edition.) Whether you're shopping for the techie, the fashionista or the...

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The Faithful Shopper: Happy Hostess

(0) Comments | Posted November 14, 2013 | 8:39 AM

With Thanksgiving just a couple of weeks away, it seems like everyone has made plans to visit family, friends and other loved ones for this quintessentially American holiday. And that means it's time to start looking for the appropriate token of appreciation for your host or hostess. Following are some...

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The Faithful Shopper: Power of the Purse

(0) Comments | Posted October 31, 2013 | 3:46 PM

Our mothers were right - the right purse makes all the difference to an outfit, and there's never been a better time for a new statement. We all know the classics - Chanel, Gucci, Vuitton, Coach and relative newcomer Michael Kors - as well as the wonderful selections in our...

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The Faithful Shopper: Happy Halloween

(0) Comments | Posted October 14, 2013 | 9:21 AM

It's that time of year again, when ghouls and goblins, witches and wizards and more than one superhero walk our streets - fill in your own joke. Yes, it's Halloween, time to party in costume. Once again, my updated list of where to find that outfit that expresses the inner...

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The Faithful Shopper: Fabulous Fall

(0) Comments | Posted October 2, 2013 | 12:48 PM

Okay, it's October, and now it's time to stop pretending that we have a few more days of summer left. Luckily, though, fall is great for your closet, with fantastic fashions and a number of amazing new stores. Try a visit to any of these for some fabulous fall style:

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