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Picture this—you, surrounded by extraordinary ocean views, soaking up the sun from your ultra-private, infinity-edged pool, perched high above the Sea of Cortez. Two homesites now available for sale offer the chance to design and build custom estates atop the most exclusive resort and residential community in Los Cabos. Homesite Three and Homesite Four are situated within the enclave of La Montaña at Villas Del Mar, the gated community neighboring the world-renowned One&Only Palmilla.  

“It isn’t often an opportunity like this comes available in Villas Del Mar or the master-planned community of Palmilla,” says Janet Jensen, who represents both homesites with Jessica Moreira and Lew Gallo. “Both properties are positioned for absolute privacy and to


The Agency team came out in full force the 9th Annual Putt an End to Homelessness Tournament the Angeles National Golf Club last month. The event raised funds to support families and individuals experiencing homelessness. Put on by L.A. Family Housing and co-chaired by Jonathan Ruiz, the organization’s newest board member and founding member of The Agency. 

“With 110 golfers, 26 sponsors, this was our most successful tournament yet,” said Jonathan. During a pre-tournament breakfast, participants listened to testimonials to individuals directly impacted by LAFH’s efforts as well as Stephanie Klasky-Gamer, who is President of LAFH. Later, attendees bid on a range of items in a silent auction. 

As one of the largest nonprofits working to end homelessness in

New renderings released by Yerba Buena Island provide a first glimpse inside the residential community taking shape on the naturally formed island in San Francisco. Located minutes from Downtown, Yerba Buena Island features a collection of 266 condominiums, flats, townhomes and custom estate homesites. The residences are surrounded by miles of parks, trails and beach while moments from the new Treasure Island ferry terminal, which will provide daily commuter service to and from Downtown San Francisco. 

“Yerba Buena Island is a unique place—a spectacular wooded island in the middle of the San Francisco Bay,” Chris Meany, partner at Wilson Meany, told Forbes. Wilson Meany is developing the residential community in partnership with Stockbridge Capital


This past year has been a rewarding one for The Agency and Giveback Homes—full of high-intensity Build Days and incredible moments of human kindness and connection. 

From Culver City and Orange County, to Park City and Denver, The Agency partnered with Giveback Homes and Habitat for Humanity to complete several new residences for families in need—including a U.S. veteran with disabilities, a single mother of three with a 16-year-old son with special needs and a single mother with two young daughters. 

To support Giveback Homes on the construction of these new residences, The Agency team raised funds through events at SHOREbar, Bunda and BoxUnion workout classes and staff donations at company events.

Over the last few years, The Agency has been a proud


We’re on the list. The Los Angeles Business Journal has named The Agency on its 2019 list of L.A.’s 100 Fastest-Growing Private Companies. Representatives from the firm were on-hand at the publication’s 23rd annual event, which took place at the Loews Hollywood Hotel. The fête revealed the rankings for all 100 businesses to an audience filled with CEOs and executives from the honored companies, all of which are exhibiting the highest revenue growth in the L.A. area. 

The Agency came in at #81, rubbing elbows with local heavy hitters from the legal, accounting, media and hospitality industries. The combined revenue of the businesses on the list tops $7.4 billion. 

“We are thrilled to be included on this list as we have worked so hard from day one


We’ve got lots to be grateful for this season, including some high-profile coverage for our properties and personalities in top publications and news networks, from the Wall Street Journal to Forbes and CNBC. Here’s a fresh serving of some of the month’s most delectable media bites.

1300 BEVERLY ESTATES DRIVE - Maxim highlighted this jaw-dropping “Allosaurus-centered mansion,” touching on its many other incredible elements, from the plush 12-seat home theater to the 600-bottle wine cellar. Represented by Blair Chang and Stefan Pommepuy, the 12,500-square-foot Beverly Hills estate is offered at $37,950,000. 

JACK LUCIANO, RAUL SIQUEIROS, MICHELLE SCHWARTZ - Forbes sought out the expert opinion of The Agency's Jack Luciano, Raul Siqueiros and Michelle


A new technological tool is gaining steam in the real estate industry, and top producers at The Agency are putting it to the test. In a recent article in Forbes titled “An Increasing Number Of Real Estate Agents Are Choosing Virtual Staging To Entice Buyers To Their Listings,” agents Jack Luciano and Raul Siqueiros, partners at The Agency Scottsdale office, and Beverly Hills-based Michelle Schwartz expound on their own experiences with virtual staging services like BrownieBox.com. 

“Our goal with virtual staging was to give buyers the idea of how they can live there,” Jack told the publication, noting that the tactic works especially well with vacant condos. “Virtual staging brings buyers in who might not have come to look at the property if all they

The new One&Only Mandarina is now accepting reservations for hotel stays beginning in June 2020. The latest One&Only destination, situated along a one-mile stretch of sandy beach on Mexico’s pristine Riviera Nayarit, was recently named by Forbes as one of The 40 Most Anticipated Luxury Hotel Openings for 2020. The article noted the hotel’s location “in one of the last remaining beachfront jungles in Mexico.” 

Situated within the gated Mandarina community, One&Only Mandarina will feature a One&Only Spa, private beach club, adult-only and family-friendly pools, spectacular dining destinations, and an 85,000-square-foot KidsOnly club with a butterfly sanctuary, treehouses and nature trail. Mandarina will also feature One&Only Mandarina Private Homes,


In a city full of stars, this historic high-rise is a total scene-stealer.  

Built in 1965 and designed by famed West Coast-based architect Jack A. Charney, the 31-story building at 9255 Doheny Road is the tallest residential tower in the greater Los Angeles area. Developed by Walter and Leo Minskoff and situated at the base of the Hollywood Hills, Sierra Towers was converted to 146 condominiums in 1974 and has been attracting industry elite ever since. Many residents (and prospective residents) are drawn to the Towers’ discreet staff, bountiful amenities and central West Hollywood location, minutes from major production studios and downtown Beverly Hills. 

“Sierra Towers is one of the most sought-after buildings in Los Angeles,” says James Harris, who

As the city lights glowed below, guests gathered with cocktails in hand to explore 1561 Blue Jay Way and take in the newly built home’s sweeping jetliner views, which span from Downtown L.A. to the Pacific. 

“It’s no surprise to me that people fall in love with this home so quickly,” said Amir Jawaherian, who represents the estate and helped with its development. “The views are incredible. Imagine waking up to these views, or seeing the sun dip down in the evenings. And Blue Jay’s design details are just as exquisite—the space is crafted to have a natural flow from room to room, making it so easy to entertain and feel at home. ”

Perched high in the coveted Bird Streets, north of the Sunset Strip, the 8,400 square foot estate boasts countless