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Evocative of works by California’s great modernist architects, including Frank Lloyd Wright, Rudolph Schindler and Richard Neutra—yet with a contemporary sophistication all its own—1450 Blue Jay Way is among the most exceptional architectural offerings to grace L.A.’s fabled Bird Streets in decades. Represented by The Agency’s Michael Druker and Jeff Kohl and deftly executed by KAA Design, the home recently played host to the city’s foremost architects, designers and agents for an invite-only, grand unveiling event.

“It was a privilege to work with such a talented team of architects and designers on this project,” says Michael Druker, who oversaw the home’s development from inception to completion. “It’s a special home on a special street, and

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From our six-year anniversary party at a historic estate in Encino to a glitzy masquerade ball at Mr. C Residences in Beverly Hills, The Agency had plenty to celebrate in 2017. With the New Year upon us, we thought we’d take a look back over our favorite events of the year and toast to all the good times had.

THE AGENCY’S 6TH BIRTHDAY PARTY → Our six-year anniversary and annual Labor Day party was one for the books. Agents, family and friends joined founders Mauricio Umansky and Billy Rose on the grounds of a historic estate in Encino for a classic Southern-style picnic, complete with barbeque, mint juleps and old fashioned lawn games—the perfect send off to summer and celebration of another year of growth and innovation in real estate.

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Perched on a promontory above Hollywood’s fabled Bird Streets, striking fire features flickering against the L.A. skyline, Aston Martin Beverly Hills presented its newest convertible, the DB11 Volante, at one of the city’s most esteemed luxury residences, 1677 N. Doheny Drive.

The sophisticated architectural compound, represented by The Agency’s Paul Lester, proved the perfect setting for the grand unveiling of an equally sophisticated automobile. Complete with an expansive motor court and auto gallery overlooking exquisite panoramic vistas, the nearly 12,000-square-foot residence is a masterful achievement of concept and design, much like the prized ride itself. The sleek, British-engineered convertible

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The Agency recently celebrated the launch of our Palm Springs office with a lively opening party at the new desert outpost. Located at 830 N. Palm Canyon Dr. Suite 2, the office enjoys a prime location in Palm Springs’ vibrant cultural center, nestled amongst the esteemed restaurants, galleries and boutiques of Palm Canyon Drive.

The new office is led by Sales Manager Michael Bouchard, a former top-producing agent with more than a decade of local and international real estate experience in business development, project management, strategic research and analysis.

Attendees enjoyed cocktails and savory bites by neighborhood hotspot Eight4Nine restaurant and lounge as they explored the sleek new space,

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What if you had access to the most vetted and experienced providers for everything you could need or want for your home and lifestyle, from interior designers and landscape architects to personal chefs and event planners? It just so happens, The Agency can offer our clients just that, courtesy of our long-standing collaboration with the Estate Managers Coalition (EMC).

For the third year in a row, The Agency, led by founding partner Paul Lester, joined the EMC to celebrate the latest unveiling of its coveted “little black book.” The exclusive event, sponsored by Angeleno Magazine, was held at Heritage Auction House in Beverly Hills and drew some of the city’s top agents, estate

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It may not feel much like fall on the West Coast on account of our sky high temperatures, but heat wave or not, Halloween is on the horizon. From prime trick-or-treating neighborhoods in the South Bay to The Agency’s first annual Spooktacular in San Francisco, there’s a little something sweet—and spooky—in store for everyone.

SAN FRANCISCO → San Francisco has long been known for its festive Holiday spirit—and Halloween is certainly no exception. This year, Noe Valley is the place to be as The Agency hosts its first annual Spooktacular in Noe Valley Town Square. The event will feature a hay maze, horse-drawn carriage ride, photobooth, face painting, kids—and pet—costume contests, live entertainment, and a beer garden. Don’t miss the “Best Dressed

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The Agency gave a whole new meaning to the term “Happy Hour” on Thursday, October 12, as Mauricio Umansky got behind the bar and shook up the good stuff at Valley hotspot XOC Tequila Grill for an evening benefiting Childrens Hospital Los Angeles.

Friends, family, and fans turned out in droves to get a taste of Mauricio’s signature margaritas and enjoyed savory Mexican fare by sponsored venue host XOC Tequila Grill as they mixed and mingled for a good cause. The event, sponsored by Hilltop Securities, Polacheck’s Jewelers, and SoulCycle Calabasas, concluded with a raffle for a $2,000 gift certificate to Polacheck’s Jewelers, and lucky attendees went home with totes filled with The Agency swag and free passes

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In real estate, there are “wow” properties, and there are properties that transform and inspire, redefining the meaning of home in the 21st century. When it comes to marketing a property like 1251 Shadow Hill Way, a cutting-edge contemporary estate in Beverly Hills, The Agency pulls out all the stops.

In a premier location two minutes from The Beverly Hills Hotel, the ultra-modern, 11,073-square-foot residence boasts a crescent-shaped, 110-foot infinity pool, home theater, and sweeping views from Downtown and the Valley to the Pacific Ocean. Inside, the home is outfitted with future-forward features that would put James Bond’s London flat to shame, including black glass doors outfitted with biometric technology, walls of marble and amethyst, and

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The Agency recently celebrated the launch of our Sherman Oaks office with a lively soiree at the new Valley outpost. Together with our recently-opened San Francisco office, the new location brings our total number of offices to 14 worldwide, with more openings scheduled for the fall.

Agents, family, and friends enjoyed wine by Vintage Point, bites by Bellwether, and an Agency-branded floral installation by J’Adore Les Fleurs as they explored the sleek new space, replete with concrete floors, raised ceilings, and walls of glass overlooking a lush courtyard. Media Partner Ventura Magazine donated 100 copies of its latest issue, featuring the Sherman Oaks office, making for the perfect take home gift.

Located at 14140 Ventura

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Having grown from an industry-disrupting brokerage in Beverly Hills to a globally recognized company with 14 office locations around the world, our sixth anniversary certainly gave us reason to celebrate.

Agents, family, and friends joined founders Mauricio Umansky and Billy Rose for a good old fashioned Labor Day party on the expansive grounds of the historic Smokey Robinson Estate in Encino. Guests were treated to a Southern-style barbecue complete with Mint Juleps, ribs, lawn games, and a few spirited rounds of golf on the home’s backyard putting green. Agents Jon Grauman and Lauren Grauman spearheaded a drive to gather supplies for Operation Gratitude to be delivered to victims of Hurricane Harvey—collecting an

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