As the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers show up to Levi’s Stadium on Sunday, February 7 to play in the capstone game of the 2015-2016 NFL season, throngs of fans will descend on San Francisco to cheer and witness history. “Super Bowl 50 is a monumental event,” said Kofi Nartey, Director of the Sports & Entertainment… Read more
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The Agency’s Sports & Entertainment Division recently hosted an enthusiastic panel discussion on Sports & Philanthropy at The Century Plaza Hotel. Representatives from the charitable foundations of the Los Angeles Lakers, the Los Angeles Dodgers and AEG discussed their foundations’ current endeavors, along with best practices in fundraising and charitable giving. “In working with entertainers… Read more
Kofi Nartey, Director of the The Agency’s Sports & Entertainment Division, recently spoke at the Leaders in Luxury invitation-only annual event held at the Ritz-Carlton in San Juan, Puerto Rico. This exclusive conference is limited to top-tier real estate professionals from across the United States and Canada; with only 100 chosen to attend. As one… Read more
The Agency’s Sports & Entertainment Division Hosts VIP Opening Night Party For HollyShorts Film Festival
The Agency’s Sports & Entertainment Division hosted the HollyShorts Film Festival‘s VIP Opening Night Party on August 13. Held at the TCL Chinese Theatres in Hollywood, the annual festival was a great opportunity to support the clients our Sports & Entertainment Division proudly serves. The opening night event featured Chris Ekstein’s western short Weight of Blood… Read more
It seems that everyday, homes of the rich and famous make headlines for their lavish amenities, far-reaching views and sprawling acreage—yet the most extraordinary estates are the ones offering lifestyle in addition to square footage. What are the 10 most exceptional properties for sale in the U.S. at this very moment? From lakeside in Minnesota to Beverly… Read more
In celebration of the HollyShorts Film Festival’s 11th year, The Agency’s Sports & Entertainment Division is proud to sponsor the Opening Night Celebration and 10-day festival. The HollyShorts Film Festival showcases the best and brightest short films from around the world and helps advance the careers of filmmakers through screenings, networking events, and various panels. The festival features the… Read more
As the Director of the Sports and Entertainment Division at The Agency, part of my job is staying dialed in to athletes, entertainers, and the homes they buy and sell. My own experience in sports and entertainment has prompted me to pay attention out of self-interest. This year’s Super Bowl matchup is a great one and reminds us of some valuable lessons.
As the director of the Sports & Entertainment Division at The Agency, I have the pleasure of working with celebrities from the world of TV, film, music and professional sports. It’s an extremely rewarding yet challenging niche, as celebrities have very unique real estate needs and concerns when it comes to such things as privacy, location and amenities. While there are numerous things to know about working with the A-list set — indeed it’s an ongoing learning process that’s impossible to master overnight — here are 10 quick “best practices” to consider when working with celebrity real estate clients.
For The Agency’s Kofi Natei Nartey, rooms in a house become the pathways for running football routes, televisions are for watching game footage and swimming pools are great for cross-training workouts. That’s the kind of sport-minded thinking that allows this former football star to relate to the people he works with, and find the houses… Read more