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Ushering in a new era of contemporary living on L.A.’s coveted Wilshire Corridor, The Liddel is a collection of 56 exceptional residences, featuring innovative, highly curated modern interior design. The new residential offering has welcomed its first owners home, with 30% of residences already sold. New model homes on display showcase an unexpected blend of classic sophistication and contemporary vision, evidenced in their clean, airy, seamless interiors.

Flexible floor plans feature a gracious open flow, with spacious living, dining and entertaining areas filled with natural light, captured through expansive window walls. Residences on floors two through five feature one and two-bedroom floor plans, ranging up to 1,851 square feet, while homes on

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Combining a spectacular site and panoramic ocean views with classic modernist design and exquisite detail, 30478 Morning View Drive is nothing short of spellbinding. Deftly executed by Vitus Mataré & Associates, the five-bedroom, four-bath Malibu home, offered at $6,995,000, typifies the architecture that has made the design firm so celebrated in California’s beach communities. 

Represented by The Agency’s Brian Linder, AIA, and William Baker the newly built home was recently selected to be showcased on the prestigious Dwell on Design home tour. Taking place on October 20th, the self-guided tour, sponsored in part by The Agency, will feature five Malibu residences, hand-picked by Dwell’s team of architecture and design experts, to represent “west

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With the 2018 PGA Tour currently underway, we’ve got golf on our minds. From a serene Santa Monica compound with a picture-perfect putting green to a prestigious estate on the exclusive Bel Air Country Club golf course, these eight exceptional residences boast the perfect amenities for practicing your swing—so next year, you can hit the links with the pros.


Tucked away in Santa Monica’s coveted Rustic Canyon, this spectacular architectural compound, represented by Cindy Ambuehl and Blair Chang, was designed by Frank Gehry in 1978 and stunningly reimagined by Mark Mack. The perfect marriage of architectural prowess and warm, sophisticated design, the two contemporary structures form a one-of-a-kind,

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Our amazing agents have been snagging accolades left and right as of late, recognized for their impressive sales volume, headline-making deals and innovative approach to real estate. Over the past few weeks, a handful of The Agency’s finest made headlines in Observer and The Hollywood Reporter, topping the glossies’ most prestigious annual real estate rankings.

“If a person’s home is their castle, then the 59 people we chose to profile for our 2018 Residential Real Estate Power List are the castle-builders, the castle-keepers, the castle-owners—in short, the most influential and powerful people currently shaping the U.S. residential real estate industry,” writes Observer. The magazine recognized our Co-Founder and CEO Mauricio Umansky as one of

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They say time flies when you’re having fun, and that sentiment certainly isn’t lost on The Agency’s Sherman Oaks office, which just celebrated its one-year anniversary with a spirited end-of-summer soirée at a stunning Encino estate.

Led by Managing Partners Craig Knizek and Michelle Schwartz, the Sherman Oaks office had plenty of reason to celebrate, having grown from five agents to nearly 30 and counting in just 12 short months. The office hit the ground running from the start, opening its doors with the record-breaking sale of the historic Smokey Robinson estate, a breathtaking, southern-style compound in Encino represented by Craig, Andrea Korchek and The Agency’s President and Co-Founder Billy Rose. The groundbreaking sale was a direct

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The quintessential Southern California urban retreat has been unveiled at the newly completed Tower II at Metropolis Los Angeles. The lifestyle offerings, which include 83,000 square feet of seamless indoor-outdoor amenities and a 1.5-acre Sky Park, are unprecedented in Downtown Los Angeles and ready to be enjoyed by residents. Metropolis is home to three residential towers, the boutique Hotel Indigo and 70,000 square feet of retail space in the heart of the city’s bustling sports, entertainment and financial center.

“Metropolis pulled out all the stops when it programmed the amenity offerings at Tower II,” says Mark Sanchez, Senior Sales Associate at The Agency Development Group, which represents sales and marketing at Tower II. “Whether swimming

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From its rushing rivers and snow-capped mountains to its awe-inspiring national parks and pristine beaches, British Columbia is nothing short of majestic. But its allure doesn’t stop with its gorgeous landscape. Located on the southern tip of Vancouver Island, Victoria, the bustling capital city of B.C., is rich in culture, with chef-helmed restaurants, top universities, and a thriving tech scene. Victoria’s Chinatown is the second-oldest in North America after San Francisco’s, and travel zines consistently place Victoria among the top 10 cities to visit in the world.

The island’s second-largest city after Victoria, the nearby harborside city of Nanaimo boasts one of the longest shorelines in Canada, with a striking downtown city skyline set

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From Beverly Hills to Baja California and beyond, our projects, listings and agents made attention-grabbing headlines in September. We have the full scoop, starting with four of our agents topping The Hollywood Reporter’s elite annual “Top 30 Real Estate Agents in Hollywood” list.

JAMES HARRIS, DAVID PARNES, SANTIAGO ARANA & MAURICIO UMANSKY → The Hollywood Reporter shined a spotlight on L.A.’s top 30 real estate agents this month, and it may come as no surprise that our very own James Harris, David Parnes, Santiago Arana and Mauricio Umansky made the cut. Chosen for their impressive sales volume, headline-making deals and clout with entertainment clients, the four have plenty to be proud of: from Santiago’s $23 million Brentwood development, which

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Overlooking a sandy cove by famed Thousand Steps beach in Laguna, 31885 Circle Drive takes the phrase “million dollar views” to a whole new level. Spanning three floors, the four-bedroom, six-bath oceanfront masterpiece is a triumph of style, function and design in one of Southern California’s most breathtaking coastal settings.

Represented by Phillip Caruso, Michael Caruso and Mauricio Umansky and situated on a private street with private beach access, the home showcases uncompromised ocean, coastline and Catalina Island views from every level through frameless, vanishing walls of glass. The culmination of more than a decade of design and construction by a renowned local architect, the home serves as the perfect marriage of aesthetic beauty and

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A historic location, an entirely new residential concept—1030 Kings made its official debut, unveiling a collection of 25 contemporary residences and amenities on Kings Road in West Hollywood. At its grand opening event, the condominium offering, represented by Don Heller and The Agency Development Group, showcased innovative architecture by the award-winning, L.A.-based firm LOHA and highly curated interiors by MLH Design Group. The four-story building was intelligently designed to honor the existing scale and character of the neighborhood while introducing an architecturally compelling offering to West Hollywood.

On the exterior, 1030 Kings features angular, modern design, with ribbed white metal materials selected by LOHA to project a clean,

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