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Situated in the flourishing Downtown Los Angeles sports and entertainment district, Metropolis Los Angeles—the largest mixed-use development in the Western United States—proved the perfect setting for a lavish twilight soiree celebrating The Agency’s 25th office, now open in South Florida. Well-heeled agents, family and friends, including our Co-Founder and CEO Mauricio Umansky, his wife Kyle Richards and her fashionable friends, joined to toast the milestone.

Guests gathered on the expansive Met Nine Amenities Deck at Tower II to enjoy cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and music against a backdrop of the glimmering city lights. Joined by her daughters, Kyle Richards gave a heartfelt toast to Mauricio and The Agency before

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The West Hollywood lifestyle has long enticed, offering world-class shopping, iconic nightlife, and renowned restaurants, minutes from the beaches of Santa Monica, the high-end shops of Beverly Hills and the sports and entertainment hub of Downtown Los Angeles. At the center of it all is 1030 Kings, a contemporary residential offering on historic Kings Road. The video below provides a glimpse inside the 1030 Kings lifestyle, which is defined by its exceptionally designed residences, indoor-outdoor amenities, and coveted location in West Hollywood.

1030 Kings features a collection of 25 contemporary residences, showcasing innovative architecture by the award-winning, L.A.-based firm LOHA and highly curated interiors

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The holidays are synonymous with entertaining, and while it’s always fun to be a guest, there’s nothing like opening up your home to your nearest and dearest and playing host for the night. To get the party started, we caught up with Bristol Farms for some tried and true tips on preparing everyone’s favorite, effortless hors d'oeuvre: the perfect charcuterie board.

There are good charcuterie boards, and there are great charcuterie boards. How does one go about preparing a truly exceptional version?

A great charcuterie board should be diverse in terms of flavor profile and texture. Pick a hard-style robust salami, a softer, salt-cured ham like Prosciutto, and then throw in 1-2 rich and smooth Pâtés and/or terrines that will make for the perfect

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In the latest installment of Gideon’s Roadshow, the auto enthusiast and real estate aficionado traveled to his native England, where he paid a visit to three magnificent homes in Surrey—from three vastly different eras. When it came to his ride, Gideon opted for something old, something new, something borrowed… and something (indigo) blue: a Suffolk Jaguar SS100 by Suffolk Sportscars. Learn more about Gideon’s stunning stops—and sleek ride—in the exclusive video below.

PART 1: CHERRY HILL  

Gideon’s first port of call was Cherry Hill, a 1935 modernist gem designed by famed British architect Oliver Hill, who had been mentored by Sir Edwin Lutyens. The property was acquired by US Ambassador John Hay Whitney and his wife Betsey Cushing

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An increasing amount of savvy homebuyers are searching for not only the perfect place to live, but also a place to work. From a lavish European estate in Brentwood Park to a historic California craftsman bungalow in the Hollywood Hills, these five exceptional homes feature office spaces that make work look like a vacation. All you need is your laptop.

8854 THRASHER AVE. | LOS ANGELES

Soaring atop the lights of L.A. on a coveted promontory in the exclusive Bird Streets, this newly constructed modern home, represented by Blair Chang, showcases sweeping city-to-ocean views from three masterful levels of living space. Among its covetable features is a spacious office lined with sliding walls of glass that open to a sweeping terrace overlooking

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In luxury real estate, as in life, taste evolves with the times. When Craig Knizek, Managing Director of The Agency’s Sherman Oaks and Calabasas offices, was enlisted to represent 4717 Encino Avenue, a sprawling Mediterranean-style estate in Encino’s Rancho Estates, he knew the home contained the hallmarks of greatness—but was in need of a refresh. With the practiced design eye of his wife Allison Knizek, the pair reimagined the residence as a breathtaking, modern Spanish estate. 

The seasoned designer knew the home’s open, airy floor plan was conducive to today's modern lifestyle and that the scope and scale of the residence was impressive. With updated lighting and fixtures, fresh

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Taking a break from those Thanksgiving leftovers? We’ve got you covered. Sit back, relax and indulge in The Agency’s November Hotlist—it’s heavy on the headlines and easy on the waistline.

5107 TURTLE TAIL  “When you mix stunning beaches with one of the lowest rainfall averages in the Caribbean, and add in easy access from metropolitan hubs such as New York City and Miami, Turks & Caicos checks off all of the right boxes,” touts Forbes. And when it comes to the islands, nothing compares to Gansevoort Villas, a secret hideaway that offers the perks of a private villa with the unrivaled amenities and services of a luxury hotel. Get the lowdown on Forbes.

MAISON ROGER  This month, Beverly Hills Magazine shined a spotlight on 90210’s hottest

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The Agency Collective South Florida has been selected as the exclusive sales agent for 353 Sunset, a boutique residential offering showcasing stunning contemporary elegance along the scenic waterfront of Sunset Lake in Fort Lauderdale. Capturing the most impressive sunsets in the city, 353 Sunset features eight private residences—only four of which remain available for immediate occupancy—moments from the vibrant shopping, dining, culture and nightlife of Las Olas Boulevard. Featuring striking modern architecture by the award-winning Robert M. Swedroe Architects, 353 Sunset was designed to resemble a sleek yet timeless yacht while offering private yacht slips at its doorstep, so residents may enjoy the coveted ocean-centric lifestyle of Fort

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Fondly referred to as the “Heart of the San Ramon Valley,” Danville is known for its quaint, small-town vibe, highly rated schools and vibrant community spirit. Just 30 miles east of San Francisco, its historic, pedestrian-friendly downtown offers a mix of high-end boutiques, upscale restaurants and thriving art galleries—and don’t get us started on its real estate.  

Earlier this month, Danville was the place to be as nearly 300 guests and agents from around the country, including our CEO and Co-Founder Mauricio Umansky and President and Co-Founder Billy Rose, gathered to celebrate the official grand opening of the Danville office. Guests enjoyed hors d’oeuvres by local hotspot The Peasant & The Pear, and wine

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Our hearts go out to the individuals and families affected by the wildfires in our beloved California communities. Words cannot describe the devastation our state has experienced, and The Agency family stands ready to support all who have been affected by the fires. Some of our colleagues, clients, friends and family have lost their homes and are facing a long road to recovery ahead. We thank the brave firefighters who are putting their lives on the line to help those in need. On behalf of Mauricio Umansky, Billy Rose and The Agency, we ask anyone who is able to join us in supporting those affected. We are always stronger when we come together.

Donation to LAFD 

The Agency extends its deepest gratitude and respect to the brave firefighters on

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