British Columbia

Found 9 blog entries about British Columbia.

From surf towns to artist meccas, island excursions to waterfront trails, Vancouver Island and the surrounding Gulf Islands offer an incredible array of outdoor adventure, culture, cuisine and history. Below is our list of top five day trips (and weekend getaways) to enjoy from Victoria and Nanaimo.

TOFINO - One of Vancouver Island’s most celebrated destinations, Tofino is situated on the remote and staggeringly beautiful west coast. A prime destination for year-round surfing, beach exploring and outdoor adventure, the village is located within the heart of the Clayoquot Sound UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. And beyond its incredible natural surroundings, Tofino is home to nature-driven spas, luxury resorts, a flourishing arts culture and thriving,

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With St. Patrick’s Day just around the corner, we’ve got all things “green” on the mind. From rolling green lawns and world-class botanical gardens at a historic estate in Montecito to a collection of ultra-private villas nestled in one of Mexico’s last remaining beachfront jungles, these seven offerings around the world are worth celebrating.

GARDENHOUSE | BEVERLY HILLS

The first residential project in the United States from the world-renowned MAD Architects, Gardenhouse brings visionary design to Beverly Hills, offering a collection of distinct, contemporary residences. Featuring one of the largest living walls in the country, Gardenhouse is enveloped in a vibrant façade of native plants and succulents, which transform with the seasons,

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A new chapter has unfolded in Lake Tahoe’s storied history as Granite Place, the bold new residential development and first phase of the highly anticipated Boulder Bay Resort in Crystal Bay launches sales.

The first offering of its kind in Lake Tahoe in decades, Granite Place features a limited collection of 18 luxury residences across three buildings, with expansive living areas perfectly conceived for entertaining. The property’s Lake, Mountain and Park buildings include two- to four-bedroom condominiums ranging from 1,641 to 2,718 square feet, and feature sweeping lake views and a sophisticated, contemporary aesthetic. Residents enjoy a host of high-end amenities and services, including on-call 24/7 concierge services, a cutting-edge spa and

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From colorful street murals to sleek gallery spaces, monthly art walks to world-class exhibition halls, every destination has its own artistic personality and cultural identity. Below are some of our favorite artful attractions along Vancouver Island, from Victoria to Tofino.

ART GALLERY OF GREAT VICTORIA - Featuring a collection curated over nearly 70 years, the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria first opened in 1951 in a historic 1889 mansion, which now neighbors seven of its other modern galleries. With nearly 20,000 works of art, the Art Gallery has the largest public collection in British Columbia, featuring works produced in the region. Its pieces from around the Pacific Rim have now become one of the finest established collections of Asian art

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Southern California

1587 NORTH BUNDY DRIVE | BRENTWOOD | $3,495,000

Orange County

419 29TH STREET | THE CANNERY | $4,350,000

Palm Springs

81221 PIEDMONT DRIVE | INDIO | $15,000/MONTH

Pasadena

639 SOUTH LOS ROBLES AVENUE | PASADENA | $2,588,000

Northern California

109 CROWN ROAD | KENTFIELD | $3,995,000

British Columbia

4850 SHORECLIFF POINT | ROCKY POINT, BRITISH COLUMBIA | CAD $2,198,000 

Park City

2200 EAST WALKER LANE | HOLLADAY, UTAH | $6,750,000

Mexico

CASA CANTAMAR | PUNTA DE MITA, MEXICO | $2,200,000

Turks & Caicos

5105 TURTLE TAIL DRIVE | PROVIDENCIALES | TURKS & CAICOS | $4,999,000

South Florida

5224 NW 37TH AVENUE | BOCA RATON, FLORIDA |

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The ocean view—still one of the hottest real estate commodities around. Who doesn’t enjoy the chance to gaze across a sparkling sea toward the sunset, let alone from their very own living room? From Canada to California, South Florida to Mexico, here are some of our favorite waterfront properties now on the market.

669 KERR DRIVE | DUNCAN, BRITISH COLUMBIA

Situated on a nearly one-acre stretch of waterfront on Vancouver Island’s picturesque Genoa Bay (pictured at top), this eight-bedroom home, represented by Brian Danyliw, offers a living experience that changes with the seasons, much like the sea life around it. Whales, sea lions and jumping fish can be seen from the private terrace, while the neighboring marina accommodates arrival by

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As our global expansion continues, The Agency’s Annual Report now covers more markets than ever before. In it, you’ll find detailed research and information from all the markets we serve—from Los Angeles to South Florida, Canada to Mexico. We also share our favorite milestones and achievements of 2018, from ranking on Inc. 5000’s list of the fastest-growing private companies in the country (for the third consecutive year!) to topping the industry charts in REAL Trends, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and more.

And, of course, let’s not forget the parties. We are The Agency, after all.

View the full report here.

 

 

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The Agency is proud to announce that Co-Founder and CEO Mauricio Umansky has been recognized among the most powerful and influential leaders in residential real estate by Swanepoel Power 200 for the second consecutive year.

Launched in 2014, the SP200 is regarded as the definitive ranking of the most influential leaders and executives in the residential real estate brokerage industry. Each year, the SP200 team invests more than 400 hours analyzing hundreds of bios, annual reports and transaction data to determine its final 200. This year, Mauricio climbed the ranks to #102 (he was previously ranked #118). Together with The Agency’s Co-Founder and President Billy Rose and the founding partners, Mauricio has helped facilitate the company’s growth to

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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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