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12833 CHALON ROAD - It isn’t often a home comes available for sale in the celebrity-studded enclave of Brentwood Country Estates. Featuring only 13 properties, the 24-hour guard-gated community, developed by the Hilton family in the 1990s, is one of California’s most desirable neighborhoods. The Wall Street Journal recently took note of the ultra-rare opportunity, featuring a magnificent Tuscan-style home, represented by Santiago Arana and Brian Selem. The 8,500-square foot residence, designed by the acclaimed Robert Earl, is surrounded by 5.3 acres of exquisite grounds, fruit orchards, a lighted tennis court and sweeping ocean, mountain, city and canyon views.  

564 N. NORMANDIE - Olivia Wilde, Jon Hamm, Kristen Wiig and many more have graced the

Granite Place at Boulder Bay, a collection of 18 exceptional new residences on Lake Tahoe’s stunning Crystal Bay, is making significant efforts to protect its natural environment through innovative and resource-efficient land-planning, architecture and design. As the first phase in the Boulder Bay Resort development, Granite Place is raising the bar for sustainability-minded luxury living, combining environmental stewardship, superior residential design and concierge-style living for an effortless lifestyle amidst the beauty of Lake Tahoe. These efforts have been spearheaded by Roger Wittenberg, Granite Place’s developer and a renowned scientist, entrepreneur, and inventor whose primary focus has been turning recycled materials into reusable products.

Brentwood’s Sky Lane estate burst onto the market with a bang, nabbing an exclusive in Mansion Global and providing the backdrop to two-star-studded events.

The first was hosted by actor Val Kilmer to celebrate the launch of his new charity, the TwainMania Foundation. Kilmer founded TwainMania with the goal of using art and education as a means to inspire people from all walks of life on what it means to be an American, utilizing the legacy and lessons of author Mark Twain.

During the event, which was featured in The Hollywood Reporter, guests sipped cocktails and enjoyed gourmet bites as they took in the 17,000-square-foot residence’s panoramic vistas, which span from Downtown to the Pacific Ocean. Inside, an art gallery offered guests a chance

Situated in the heart of San Francisco Bay, Yerba Buena Island will soon feature an exceptional collection of forward-thinking residences, capturing 360° views of the San Francisco skyline, the Bay Area’s iconic bridges and the stunning hillsides beyond. Condominiums, flats and townhomes for sale will blend with the diverse, natural island topography, surrounded by miles of parks, beaches, hiking and biking trails, a mere 10 minutes from Downtown San Francisco.

City officials joined developer Wilson Meany and partner Stockbridge Capital Group on Tuesday, June 11th to celebrate the start of vertical construction on the island’s 266 residences, with sales beginning in early 2020. Also joining for the milestone occasion—the collaborating architects

Ibiza, the 221-square-mile island off the eastern coast of Spain, is home to an exhilarating mix of natural beauty, vibrant nightlife, a growing number of award-winning restaurants and hillside homes and villages that date back centuries. Offering world-class entertainment alongside sun-soaked, scenic beaches, it's clear why the White Isle has remained a global destination for decades.

Ibiza’s historic roots and picturesque seaside lifestyle are perfectly captured in a trio of standalone villas—Can Pep D'en Pere, Can Sans and Can Serra— represented by The Agency Development Group and Anne Burkin. Located on the south-eastern side of the island, each residence has been thoughtfully reimagined by developer Ingo Volkammer to meld existing

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On a warm summer night in June, The Agency marked the debut of The Lofts Newport Beach, a new live/work residential offering consisting of only two mixed-use luxury homes designed by Orange County’s award-winning Brandon Architects. The lofts, aptly named Surfside and Bayside, offer approximately 1,000 square feet of ground-floor commercial space and 2,300 square feet of contemporary residential living space, fusing the utility of a SoHo loft with the breezy seaside lifestyle that gives Newport Beach its worldwide appeal.

“The Lofts are spearheading the revival of live/work development in this vibrant neighborhood and represent the finest mixed-use product in well over a decade,” says Andrew McDonald, who represents

In the early 1900s, the hillside enclave of Arch Beach Heights was considered a remote destination set within a rustic canyon setting in Laguna Beach. As the Los Angeles Times once reported, homesites were given away and buyers lured by offers of free encyclopedia sets and newspaper subscriptions. One classified ad in 1937 read “finest view between Frisco and San Diego,” and another in 1963 said “the MOST beautiful view in the world.” Decades later, a paved road would change everything, leading to the construction of one of the city’s earliest hillside communities. Today, Arch Beach Heights is among the most coveted of the bunch—revered for its incredible views, which stretch as far as Catalina Island, and architectural prowess, with homes showcasing

Sophisticated and steeped in history, these six properties—from a turn-of-the-century, knoll-top home in Montecito to a colorful Hacienda-style retreat in La Paz—combine contemporary comforts with one-of-a-kind antique elements. When it comes to these estate, the past has never felt more alive.

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Under a roof crafted with imported 400-year-old Spanish tile sits this sprawling home, created by internationally renowned Dalinger Designs. Perched on a nearly half-acre lot amidst the hills of L.A.’s Mount Olympus neighborhood, this sunny estate,represented by Farrah Brittany, Mauricio Umanksy and Eduardo Umansky, melds old-world details (think hand-hewn, wood-beamed ceilings and custom lighting fixtures) with

 

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The Calabasas Civic Center was once again transformed to host the annual, countywide fundraiser The Event, with all proceeds benefiting The Foundation for Las Virgenes Schools. In a “sophisticated block-party setting under the stars,” The Event on Saturday, June 1st welcomed more than 1,000 guests from Hidden Hills to Westlake Village. The Agency, led by Calabasas and Sherman Oaks Managing Partner & Principal Emil Hartoonian, once again sponsored the event, which featured a live concert, dancing and the emcee stylings of actor Jerry O’Connell.

“The Agency is proud to sponsor such an important event for the community year after year,” Emil says. “Giving back to our local communities and school districts is a vital

All eyes were on South Florida when CEO Mauricio Umansky, James Harris of Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles, Estate Director Christopher Dyson and Managing Partner of The Agency Development Group Mike Leipart jetted to the Sunshine State to celebrate the hottest new listings in town, as well as the success of ThePLS.com as it rapidly expands on the East Coast.

Among the week’s festivities was a private, invite-only affair at Merrick Manor, the only new, fully completed condominium offering in the city of Coral Gables. The Agency Collective, the exclusive residential sales representative for the remarkable, modern residences, co-hosted the event with CEO Henry Torres of The Astor Companies, the developer of Merrick Manor. Mauricio, James and