Arizona

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Starting the year off strong, the first quarter of 2017 saw major demand for both single-family residences and luxury condominiums across L.A.’s prime neighborhoods. Shrinking inventory in the upscale single-family residential market brought record-breaking selling prices, with the average price-per-square foot for single-family homes in the $1 million and up category rising to the highest point in history.

Q1 couldn’t have been more eventful at The Agency, as we kicked off the new year with the opening of our eighth office location worldwide in Punta de Mita, Mexico, followed by our ninth in Scottsdale, Arizona. Our arrival in Punta de Mita brings our total to three international offices following last year’s launches in Los Cabos and Turks and

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In true Arcadia style, The Agency hosted the official Grand Opening celebration of Novella at Arcadia this week, which brought together the VIPs of the real estate world along with local neighborhood residents and friends. The block party-style celebration set out to showcase everything the Arcadia lifestyle has to offer and was held poolside where over 150 guests gathered under twinkling lights for the debut of one of Phoenix’s most buzzed-about new developments.

Local Polynesian band The Royal Islanders set the stage for fun with upbeat Polynesian music throughout the evening and surprised guests with an incredible hula dancer and fire performance show. Guests sipped on an array of cocktails and fresh pressed juices fresh picked from the

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Throughout the years, innovative design continues to push boundaries in interior decor, making way for unique trends in color, texture, shape and function within living spaces. With each passing season, designers look to popular themes and elements that shape the landscape of interior design for years to come, and there’s plenty to choose from right now. Here are some of the best interior design trends to follow this summer to reinvent your living space.

Marble → Marble may have taken a backseat for several years to other materials like granite and laminate, but it’s making a strong comeback now. From moulded countertops to tiled flooring and walls, marble is becoming a dominant material in the design industry. Its elegant design makes a good

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Calling all lovers of bezels, bridges, calibers, and chronographs—luxury watch brand Patek Philippe just made your summer. The Art of Watches, a free exhibition running from July 13 to 23 at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York, will showcase the Swiss brand’s longstanding tradition of high-precision watchmaking, offering the public a very special glimpse into the venerated brand’s distinctive heritage.

Spanning 13,218 feet, the much-anticipated exhibition will give visitors the opportunity to explore ten different themed rooms, each celebrating a unique aspect of the craft and offering insight into the brand’s 178-year history in the realm of haute horlogerie. Among the exhibition’s eclectic offerings, a “U.S. Historic Room” will showcase a collection

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Moms should be celebrated on a daily basis, but for those of us with busy lives and spotty cell service, the second Sunday in May is the perfect excuse to redeem ourselves. From farm-fresh flower subscriptions to fine French silk, a little something from our Mother’s Day gift guide is sure to brighten her day—and score you some much-needed brownie points.

Muir Ranch Flower Subscription  There are dozens of online florists touting their Mother’s Day bouquets, but few are as farm-fresh—or socially conscious—as the ones grown at L.A.’s own Muir Ranch. The 3.5-acre sustainable urban teaching farm in Pasadena grows a variety of seasonal flowers—from vibrant Dahlias to perfect David Austin roses—with every bouquet purchased helping to fund the farm’s

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The Agency is excited to announce that Billy Rose and Mauricio Umansky have been selected as finalists in the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Awards in the Greater Los Angeles program.

As the world’s most prestigious business awards program for entrepreneurs, Entrepreneur Of The Year recognizes trailblazers in more than 145 cities in 60 countries who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance, and making a personal commitment to their businesses and communities.

Billy and Mauricio were selected by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a black-tie gala on Thursday, June 15 at The Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills, hosted by Fox 11 News co-anchor Christine Devine with expected attendance of

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When most people think of Arizona, the first thing that comes to mind is sprawling desert that stretches for miles until you reach The Grand Canyon—one of the world’s most awe-inspiring natural wonders. But outside of this remarkable entity, not much is known by outsiders about the Arizona landscape, which is home to some of the most scenic attractions in the U.S. Whether you’re planning a short trip or just passing through, here’s a look at some of Arizona’s most breathtaking places.

Antelope Canyon

Ambitious photographers have a field day capturing the red waves of smooth rock that sweep over Antelope Canyon. Located on Native American Navajo land east of Page, Arizona, the mesmerizing slot canyon is broken up into two separate sections

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Sir Richard Branson, the business magnate behind the world’s first space tourism program, is at it again—only this time he intends on sending travelers in the opposite direction.

For his latest endeavor, the Virgin Airlines founder partnered with a global network of researchers, philanthropists, and artists to turn an abandoned WWII naval ship off the British Virgin Islands into one of the most unique dive sites in the world.

Under Branson and his team’s guidance, the “Kodiak Queen”—one of only five ships believed to have survived the attack on Pearl Harbor—escaped demolition and has literally been sunk to glory, transformed into an underwater art installation and wildlife habitat dubbed Project YOKO BVI Art Reef.

The eco-dive and ocean

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It’s that time again—Coachella 2017 is upon us, and along with headlining sets by Radiohead, Lady Gaga and Kendrick Lamar, this year’s festival is shaping up to be one of the classiest yet. Gone are the days of mediocre festival food and rickety tent camping: 2017 offers a whole new kind of experience for music lovers with a taste for the finer things in life. From four-course farm-to-table dinners helmed by celebrated chefs to air conditioned Yurts with nightly turndown service, here’s The Agency’s guide to an ultra-luxe Coachella experience.

DINE IN STYLE → The beloved traveling farm-to-table dinner series, Outstanding in the Field, returns to Coachella for its fourth year with a lineup of celebrated chefs like Neal Fraser, Jamie Bissonnette and

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Midtown Phoenix was the place to be for The Agency’s Arizona Office VIP Broker’s Open of Edison Midtown Condos by Deco Communities. The movers and shakers of Central Phoenix real estate gathered under twinkling bistro lights for a twilight cocktail hour that included music by DJ Rani G. Guests perused the sales center and admired the hip neighborhood  while enjoying delicious bites by award-winning Chef Walter Sterling of Ocotillo Restaurant—one of Midtown Phoenix’s hottest new restaurants.

Just steps from the Phoenix Art Museum, Edison Midtown is a brand new 110-unit development located in the heart of Central Phoenix. Fueled by equal parts imagination and innovation, the seven-story residential building is currently under construction with

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