Marin

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From San Francisco’s FiDi neighborhood to the rolling hills of Healdsburg, these seven studios, clubs and trails are sure to get your muscles moving and heart rate pumping. 

FORT POINT BAKER BEACH TRAIL - Super scenic and good for all skill levels, the Fort Point-Baker Beach Coast Trail is a 3.9-mile out and back that meanders around the bluffs above Baker Beach and provides a stunning, photogenic view of the Golden Gate Bridge and the Marin Headlands. Trailhead is at the Fort Point National Historic Site and is accessible year-round. Bring the dogs—but keep them leashed. 

WHEEL HOUSE - Wheel House’s expansive 7,500-square-foot facility offers a cutting-edge combination of indoor cycling, yoga, TRX and core strength classes in multiple studios. Busy


The head of The Agency’s Marin office and Director of Luxury Estates, Tracy McLaughlin has been named one of the year’s Most Influential Women in Business by the San Francisco Business Journal. The publication’s annual edition celebrates the region’s business leaders in a range of industries including real estate, law, tech, finance, and health care. 

The Journal awarded the honor to Tracy at the Influential Women in Business awards ceremony, which took place at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square. A host of dynamic women were honored from industries spanning healthcare, finance, technology and medical research.  

Tracy joined The Agency’s Marin office in 2019 to spearhead operations at the brokerage’s third office in Northern California and to


The results of “The Thousand 2019” REAL Trends Inc. ranking are in. The Agency is once again proud to have ranked among the best of the best, with 14 of our own among the top 1,000 real estate professionals and teams in the nation. 

Now in its 14th year, The Thousand recognizes those who collectively place in the top one-half of one percent of more than 1.25 million licensed real estate professionals nationwide. In partnership with The Wall Street Journal, The Thousand is widely considered the most prestigious ranking in real estate.  

The Agency’s Managing Partner Santiago Arana ranked Number 7 in the nation and Number 3 in California with a total sales volume of more than $340MM. This marks Santiago’s ninth consecutive year on the charts. Ranking


Our picks of places to go and things to do to make the most of your month in and around San Francisco, the East Bay, and Wine Country.

SEE FIREWORKS HERE - In honor of Independence Day, one of San Francisco’s most popular attractions, Pier 39, will hold its one-of-kind waterfront Fourth of July Celebration, which promises 180-degree views of the Bay, plus live music and access to all of the pier’s world-famous eats. The day kicks off at 3pm with the yacht rock jams of Mustache Harbor on the Entrance Plaza Stage. Get an Alcatraz Escape cocktail at the Fog Harbor Fish House bar or order a tiny bucket of Trish’s Mini Donuts and a bag of salt water taffy from the Candy Baron—you’ll want to snack on something when the firework display launches around 9:30pm.  

Granite Place at Boulder Bay, a collection of 18 exceptional new residences on Lake Tahoe’s stunning Crystal Bay, is making significant efforts to protect its natural environment through innovative and resource-efficient land-planning, architecture and design. As the first phase in the Boulder Bay Resort development, Granite Place is raising the bar for sustainability-minded luxury living, combining environmental stewardship, superior residential design and concierge-style living for an effortless lifestyle amidst the beauty of Lake Tahoe. These efforts have been spearheaded by Roger Wittenberg, Granite Place’s developer and a renowned scientist, entrepreneur, and inventor whose primary focus has been turning recycled materials into reusable products.

Situated in the heart of San Francisco Bay, Yerba Buena Island will soon feature an exceptional collection of forward-thinking residences, capturing 360° views of the San Francisco skyline, the Bay Area’s iconic bridges and the stunning hillsides beyond. Condominiums, flats and townhomes for sale will blend with the diverse, natural island topography, surrounded by miles of parks, beaches, hiking and biking trails, a mere 10 minutes from Downtown San Francisco.

Developer Wilson Meany and partner Stockbridge Capital Group gathered on Tuesday, June 11th to celebrate the start of vertical construction on the island’s 266 residences, with sales beginning in early 2020. Also joining for the milestone occasion—the collaborating architects and designers


Our picks of places to go and things to do to make the most of your summer in and around Marin County.

GET YOUR STEPS IN HERE - Talk about storied steps: the Dipsea Stairs, a series of 688 wooded steps in Mill Valley, have been tread upon by locals and legends alike since 1905. Recently restored, the iconic stairs are part of the oldest trail footrace in the country. Local legend Jack Kirk (“the Dipsea Demon”) was famous for running the race every year since 1930, until he was 96 years young. Emblazoned with inspiring placards like “Don’t stop now!” and “Live life fully!” the stairs are perfect for a leisurely walk or full-on workout.

GET LOST IN THE WOODS HERE - A National Monument since 1908, this otherworldly forest, just a few miles north of San


May Agent of the Month is the latest distinction bestowed upon Tracy McLaughin, one of the top brokers in the country and the fearless leader of The Agency’s Marin office. Not only has she sold more than $1 billion in real estate throughout her career, Tracy has ranked as the highest producing agent in Marin County since 2005—a national record for any county in the country. Most recently, she added accomplished author to her impressive resume with the publishing of her book Real Estate Rescue with Tracy McLaughlin - How Not to Leave Money on the Table in the Sale and Purchase of Your Home.

We caught up with Tracy to get her thoughts on the Marin County market—from the latest buying trends to what we can expect in the year ahead—and to get her take on a


It isn’t often a single-family home comes available in the iconic and highly coveted Telegraph Hill neighborhood of San Francisco. Originally built in 1913, this magnificent three-story residence, represented by Samantha Resnik and Michelle Long, has been reimagined for the modern lifestyle. 1707 Grant Avenue was recently highlighted on The Agency’s curated Luxury Homes + Lifestyle page featured on Dwell.com. Read the full story here.  

 

 

Each year, the Los Angeles Business Journal recognizes 500 of the most influential people in the city; out of 10 million people, we’re proud to announce that Mauricio Umansky, The Agency’s Founder and CEO, and Santiago Arana, Managing Partner, were recognized among the publication’s exclusive LA500.

We’re also pleased to share that our Chief Operating Officer & Chief Technology Officer, Shane Farkas, was named a finalist in the Rising Star category of the publication’s esteemed CTO awards. As part of The Agency’s founding team, Shane has played an instrumental role in developing our operational systems and processes, spearheading the development of industry-leading proprietary software platforms for our residential and New Development divisions.

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