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The only new, move-in ready condominium offering in Coral Gables is ready for its close-up. Merrick Manor is now complete, featuring 227 exquisite, turnkey residences and nearly 20,000 square feet of ground-floor retail neighboring The Shops at Merrick Park. Offering residents a full-service, amenity-rich living experience, Merrick Manor is the largest residential development completed in nearly a decade in Coral Gables, one of Miami’s prime residential markets.

“Merrick Manor has reached completion at the best possible time,” explains Sasha Ezquerra, Managing Director of The Agency Development Group. Coral Gables continues to draw new businesses and recently completed a multi-million dollar enhancement of its famed Miracle Mile, generating fresh

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Mauricio Umansky joined The Agency Los Cabos for the launch of The Cape Residences, a boutique collection of 34 exquisite, full-ownership residences at The Cape, a Thompson Hotel in Cabo San Lucas. Capturing magnificent views of Cabo’s iconic arch, the luxury condominiums rise above Monuments Beach, a world-renowned surf break. Each residence showcases curated modern design and unrivaled ocean vistas while offering full-service, turnkey living and the exceptional resort amenities of The Cape.

“The Agency is thrilled to represent The Cape Residences, which offers some of the best views in Los Cabos,” says Mauricio, Founder and CEO of The Agency. “The location, paired with the incredible design of the residences and the acclaimed amenities of The

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ONE&ONLY MANDARINA PRIVATE HOMES -  As long-time admirers of the One&Only experience, San Francisco Giants pitcher Mark Melancon and his wife jumped at the opportunity to be among the first to own a piece of the One&Only lifestyle, purchasing a 19,000-square-foot oceanside villa at Mandarina. As a pitcher, the baseball star doesn’t typically spend much time in the outfield, but he made an exception when the Mandarina team flew to California to recreate the floor plan for his home right on the field at Oracle Park. Wall Street Journal and Mansion Global got the scoop.

632 PINNACLE CREST - The former desert retreat of Jerry Weintraub, the late producer behind the “Karate Kid” and “Ocean’s Eleven” franchises, has sold for $6.825 million, making

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From the outlandish (and rumored-to-be-haunted) former residence of the heir to the Winchester gun fortune to otherworldly parks and forests, the East Bay is home to countless historic sights and hotpots worthy of a visit. Here’s a look at some of The Agency’s favorites.

JOHN MUIR NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE - Affectionately known as “John of the Mountains” and “Father of the National Park,” John Muir was one of America’s most famous conservationists and staunchest advocates for wilderness preservation. Over the course of his lifetime, Muir fought to protect the natural wonders he loved, and his writings successfully convinced the U.S. government to protect such beloved spots as Yosemite, Sequoia and Grand Canyon as National Parks. Today, outdoor enthusiasts

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While the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island are likely the first historic, globally recognized symbols that come to mind when one thinks of San Francisco, the city is chock full of historic hotspots worth visiting and of course, photographing. Below is a look at some of The Agency’s favorite historic must-see destinations.

PAINTED LADIES - One of the most photographed and iconic landmarks in San Francisco, the Painted Ladies make up Alamo Square’s “postcard row” of Victorian houses, backdropped by the soaring skyscrapers of Downtown San Francisco. Situated at Hayes and Steiner Streets, the Painted Ladies, with the city behind, create a stunning visual treat. Featured in movies and on TV, the Painted Ladies are one of the 11 historic districts

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T3 Sixty has released its second annual Swanepoel Mega 1000, a comprehensive brokerage and franchise rankings report, and we're proud to share The Agency ranks Number 21 on their report of the nation's top 1,000 brokerages, with $6.54 Billion in sales volume for 2018. The ranking comes just months after The Agency’s Founder and CEO Mauricio Umansky was recognized among the most powerful and influential leaders in residential real estate by Swanepoel Power 200 for the second year in a row. The Agency could not have achieved these incredible designations without the loyalty and trust of our amazing clients, who have given us the opportunity to represent some of the most incredible properties around the world.

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Talk about a golden opportunity. For just under a million dollars, a once-in-a-lifetime land offering in the California desert will afford one lucky buyer 163 acres of desert land—complete with their very own gold mine.

Located in the 29 Palms area of San Bernardino County, just one mile from Joshua Tree National Park, the offering, represented by The Agency’s Kenneth Marmon and Brandon Sanford, is home to century-old mines that produced some $50 million in gold back in the day.

Known as The Supply and Nightingale mines of the Dale District, the mines were closed during World War II, but according to the land’s owner, have the potential for renewed production. First staked in the early 1890s, the Supply Group was owned and operated by the Seal of Gold

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The Wall Street Journal recently featured One&Only Mandarina Private Homes along with one of its founding homeowners, San Francisco Giants pitcher Mark Melancon. As long-time admirers of the One&Only experience, the Melancons jumped at the opportunity to be among the first to own a piece of the One&Only lifestyle, purchasing a 19,000-square-foot oceanside villa at Mandarina. Mandarina is a new master-planned community on Mexico’s pristine Riviera Nayarit, featuring the new One&Only Mandarina beach resort and the first collection of One&Only villas to own in the world.

With Melancon’s busy schedule keeping him from visiting the site, the Mandarina team flew to California to recreate the floor plan on Melancon’s home field at Oracle Park. The

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Indoor-outdoor living is the design de rigueur these days, but rarely do homes hit the market that are created by the original purveyors of the aesthetic. Masterfully executed by celebrated architecture firm Buff & Hensman, 1405 Afton Street, also known as The Shiell-Shalack house, is one of the last projects completed by the celebrated duo, whose distinctive approach has become synonymous with California’s most coveted design feature.

Set on a quiet cul-de-sac in Pasadena’s beloved Linda Vista neighborhood, the 5,150-square-foot home, represented by Chris Reisbeck, was the perfect setting for a spring twilight soiree. Agents, family and friends from across Los Angeles joined to

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Where to sip and swirl from San Francisco to Carmel.

SOUTHERN PACIFIC BREWING - Named after the Southern Pacific railroad line, which ran down Harrison Street in the early 1900s, this expansive bar, restaurant and brewery in San Francisco’s Mission District boasts a unique, 15-barrel mechanical system that results in clean, true-to-style beers. Housed in a former machine shop, the space boasts an award-winning happy hour, lively outdoor patio and upper mezzanine primed for people watching.

ANCHOR BREWING - America’s first and oldest craft brewery (its roots date back to the gold rush), this sleek copper brewhouse in San Francisco’s Potrero Hill, perhaps best known for its Anchor Steam Beer, offers guided public tours of the brewery daily (by reservation

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