Faith Hope Consolo, chairman of Prudential Douglas Elliman’s Retail Leasing and Sales Division, is among the most renowned retail brokers and consultants in the country.

She provides comprehensive retail expertise to an array of tenants and landlords, both nationally and internationally, advising and encouraging retailers as they emerge as major players in New York City, transforming troubled neighborhoods into sought-after shopping districts. 

Consolo authors an online publication, “The Faith Report,” and is a frequent contributor to the New York Times, New York Post, Crain’s, Real Estate Forum and Real Estate Weekly, among other publications. She frequently discusses the latest trends in retail real estate on radio and television shows.

Consolo will speak during Real Estate Connect in New York City, Jan. 11-13, 2006.

Here are her answers to a set of questions posed by Inman News:

Panel or session at Connect: NYC Real Estate: The Real Story.

What lesson did you learn in the last year?

This past year I learned not to be afraid of change, both professionally and personally. If you are positive, you can only grow to be better.

Who is your hero?

My first mentor, a talented professional from the finance industry who gave me the encouragement to chase after my dreams. He guided me as I began my real estate career and taught me to put blinders on so that I did not get distracted by looking back or by looking ahead.

What would your second career choice be after real estate?

Real estate is actually my third career so far, so my fourth career choice would be to be a soap opera star.

Which daily newspaper do you read and which section do you read first?

I read 20 newspapers every day and I always start with the business section, then real estate, followed by style.

***

What’s your opinion? Send your Letter to the Editor to opinion@inman.com.

 

Show Comments Hide Comments

Comments

Sign up for Inman’s Morning Headlines
What you need to know to start your day with all the latest industry developments
Success!
Thank you for subscribing to Morning Headlines.
Back to top
We're giving away 3 free ICLV tickets at Connect Now next week. Register and attend live for your chance to win!REGISTER×
Log in
If you created your account with Google or Facebook
Don't have an account?
Forgot your password?
No Problem

Simply enter the email address you used to create your account and click "Reset Password". You will receive additional instructions via email.

Forgot your username? If so please contact customer support at (510) 658-9252

Password Reset Confirmation

Password Reset Instructions have been sent to

Subscribe to The Weekender
Get the week's leading headlines delivered straight to your inbox.
Top headlines from around the real estate industry. Breaking news as it happens.
15 stories covering tech, special reports, video and opinion.
Unique features from hacker profiles to portal watch and video interviews.
Unique features from hacker profiles to portal watch and video interviews.
It looks like you’re already a Select Member!
To subscribe to exclusive newsletters, visit your email preferences in the account settings.
Up-to-the-minute news and interviews in your inbox, ticket discounts for Inman events and more
1-Step CheckoutPay with a credit card
By continuing, you agree to Inman’s Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

You will be charged . Your subscription will automatically renew for on . For more details on our payment terms and how to cancel, click here.

Interested in a group subscription?
Finish setting up your subscription