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Last week, we were thrilled to celebrate the launch of our Malibu office with a lively soiree at our new oceanside digs. Located 22601 Pacific Coast Highway, Suite 103, the office marks The Agency’s 16th location worldwide—and counting.

The Malibu office is led by Managing Partner and Malibu native Sandro Dazzan. One of the city’s top-producing agents, Sandro has closed more than $750 million in home sales and established himself as one of Malibu’s foremost market experts.

“Having been fortunate enough to grow up in Malibu and watch the city evolve over the years, I can say there has never been a more exciting time to live and work here,” says Sandro. “As high-end restaurants and brands seek out space in the area and

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It was a brisk and beautiful week for the 2018 Genesis Open, which drew thousands to The Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades to watch the world’s best compete for the trophy. Considered among the best competitions in golf, the tournament attracts the PGA TOUR’s brightest stars, with this year’s defending champion Dustin Johnson highlighting a prestigious course that annually plays host to Olympians and Ryder Cup legends.

On Sunday, February 18th, the final day of the tournament, The Agency presented the tournament’s esteemed VIP Backlot, a posh, glass-enclosed lounge overlooking the 18th hole. President Billy Rose and CEO Mauricio Umansky mingled alongside esteemed guests and fellow agents

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Modernism Week, the much-anticipated annual celebration of midcentury modern design, architecture, art, fashion and culture, kicks off February 15th in Palm Springs. This year’s festival, sponsored by The Agency, features an eclectic lineup of events hosted throughout the modernist design mecca.

More than 350 events, including signature home tours, films, lectures and nightly parties held during the ten-day festival, are envisioned to celebrate and foster an appreciation for the iconic design movement and encourage education, preservation and sustainable modern living.

Among the event’s diverse and dynamic programming is the debut of The Steel & Glass House 2018. The last home Donald Wexler ever designed, the striking residence will be open as

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Evocative of works by California’s great modernist architects, including Frank Lloyd Wright, Rudolph Schindler and Richard Neutra—yet with a contemporary sophistication all its own—1450 Blue Jay Way is among the most exceptional architectural offerings to grace L.A.’s fabled Bird Streets in decades. Represented by The Agency’s Michael Druker and Jeff Kohl and deftly executed by KAA Design, the home recently played host to the city’s foremost architects, designers and agents for an invite-only, grand unveiling event.

“It was a privilege to work with such a talented team of architects and designers on this project,” says Michael Druker, who oversaw the home’s development from inception to completion. “It’s a special home on a special street, and

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From our six-year anniversary party at a historic estate in Encino to a glitzy masquerade ball at Mr. C Residences in Beverly Hills, The Agency had plenty to celebrate in 2017. With the New Year upon us, we thought we’d take a look back over our favorite events of the year and toast to all the good times had.

THE AGENCY’S 6TH BIRTHDAY PARTY → Our six-year anniversary and annual Labor Day party was one for the books. Agents, family and friends joined founders Mauricio Umansky and Billy Rose on the grounds of a historic estate in Encino for a classic Southern-style picnic, complete with barbeque, mint juleps and old fashioned lawn games—the perfect send off to summer and celebration of another year of growth and innovation in real estate.

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Perched on a promontory above Hollywood’s fabled Bird Streets, striking fire features flickering against the L.A. skyline, Aston Martin Beverly Hills presented its newest convertible, the DB11 Volante, at one of the city’s most esteemed luxury residences, 1677 N. Doheny Drive.

The sophisticated architectural compound, represented by The Agency’s Paul Lester, proved the perfect setting for the grand unveiling of an equally sophisticated automobile. Complete with an expansive motor court and auto gallery overlooking exquisite panoramic vistas, the nearly 12,000-square-foot residence is a masterful achievement of concept and design, much like the prized ride itself. The sleek, British-engineered convertible

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The Agency recently celebrated the launch of our Palm Springs office with a lively opening party at the new desert outpost. Located at 830 N. Palm Canyon Dr. Suite 2, the office enjoys a prime location in Palm Springs’ vibrant cultural center, nestled amongst the esteemed restaurants, galleries and boutiques of Palm Canyon Drive.

The new office is led by Sales Manager Michael Bouchard, a former top-producing agent with more than a decade of local and international real estate experience in business development, project management, strategic research and analysis.

Attendees enjoyed cocktails and savory bites by neighborhood hotspot Eight4Nine restaurant and lounge as they explored the sleek new space,

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What if you had access to the most vetted and experienced providers for everything you could need or want for your home and lifestyle, from interior designers and landscape architects to personal chefs and event planners? It just so happens, The Agency can offer our clients just that, courtesy of our long-standing collaboration with the Estate Managers Coalition (EMC).

For the third year in a row, The Agency, led by founding partner Paul Lester, joined the EMC to celebrate the latest unveiling of its coveted “little black book.” The exclusive event, sponsored by Angeleno Magazine, was held at Heritage Auction House in Beverly Hills and drew some of the city’s top agents, estate

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It may not feel much like fall on the West Coast on account of our sky high temperatures, but heat wave or not, Halloween is on the horizon. From prime trick-or-treating neighborhoods in the South Bay to The Agency’s first annual Spooktacular in San Francisco, there’s a little something sweet—and spooky—in store for everyone.

SAN FRANCISCO → San Francisco has long been known for its festive Holiday spirit—and Halloween is certainly no exception. This year, Noe Valley is the place to be as The Agency hosts its first annual Spooktacular in Noe Valley Town Square. The event will feature a hay maze, horse-drawn carriage ride, photobooth, face painting, kids—and pet—costume contests, live entertainment, and a beer garden. Don’t miss the “Best Dressed

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The Agency gave a whole new meaning to the term “Happy Hour” on Thursday, October 12, as Mauricio Umansky got behind the bar and shook up the good stuff at Valley hotspot XOC Tequila Grill for an evening benefiting Childrens Hospital Los Angeles.

Friends, family, and fans turned out in droves to get a taste of Mauricio’s signature margaritas and enjoyed savory Mexican fare by sponsored venue host XOC Tequila Grill as they mixed and mingled for a good cause. The event, sponsored by Hilltop Securities, Polacheck’s Jewelers, and SoulCycle Calabasas, concluded with a raffle for a $2,000 gift certificate to Polacheck’s Jewelers, and lucky attendees went home with totes filled with The Agency swag and free passes

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