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We are proud to announce the Los Angeles Business Journal has recognized our very own Santiago Arana, James Harris, David Parnes, Billy Rose and Mauricio Umansky among the city’s most dynamic brokers in its second annual edition of “Who’s Brokering L.A.”

Described as “those hard-working brokers who have the knowledge, skills and dedication to go the extra mile for their clients,” LABJ shined a spotlight on Santiago, James, David, Billy and Mauricio, and had plenty of good things to say. Get the full scoop on each of our five “residential real estate all-stars” below, and read up on the complete list on LABJ.

SANTIAGO ARANA → “Over the past 12 months, Santiago Arana has achieved more than $468 million total sales volume. Ranked sixth in the

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The four months since The Agency Development Group introduced Estancia Santa Barbara to the world have been momentous. Of the 31 residences in phase one, 26 are sold, phase one construction is complete, and residents have moved in to take full advantage of the quintessential Santa Barbara lifestyle. With the success of the first phase, sales have already begun in the second and final phase of Estancia. Estancia is a collection of 72 exquisite, contemporary residences centrally located along upper State Street, within minutes of the city’s historic downtown, stunning beaches, acclaimed schools and renowned culinary scene.

“Estancia came to the market at a time when new construction homes of this quality and caliber were in extremely high demand in

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From an iconic Montecito manse that played host to JFK to Paris Hilton’s former Hollywood Hills digs, the properties and personalities making headlines this month are the perfect anecdote to a chilly October afternoon. Sit back, relax, and fall into our October hotlist.

1467 KINGS ROAD  Ever wondered what it’s like to live the life of Paris Hilton? Buying her former Hollywood Hills home might give you a glimpse. Represented by Rebekah Schwartz Sklar and Mauricio Umansky and featured in Forbes, the 3,064-square-foot Spanish property is offered fully furnished with Hilton’s chic French Regency-style effects. Perched in the hills above Sunset, the home boasts four bedrooms, four baths, guest quarters, a wood-paneled media room and entertainment

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From the glitz and glam of Miami to the white-sand beaches of Boca Raton; from the breathtaking natural beauty of Everglades National Park to the endless outdoor adventures awaiting on The Keys, South Florida is as rich in culture as it is scenic beauty. With some of the world’s most iconic beaches, lively nightlife, and, of course, covetable real estate to its credit, it was only a matter of time before The Agency made its arrival in South Florida.

“Strategic growth has been a part of The Agency’s plan since our inception in 2011, and we are thrilled to arrive in South Florida,” says Billy Rose, President and Co-Founder of The Agency. “We are confident our philosophy of collaboration, unique culture and branding prowess will prove to be a

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Ushering in a new era of contemporary living on L.A.’s coveted Wilshire Corridor, The Liddel is a collection of 56 exceptional residences, featuring innovative, highly curated modern interior design. The new residential offering has welcomed its first owners home, with 30% of residences already sold. New model homes on display showcase an unexpected blend of classic sophistication and contemporary vision, evidenced in their clean, airy, seamless interiors.

Flexible floor plans feature a gracious open flow, with spacious living, dining and entertaining areas filled with natural light, captured through expansive window walls. Residences on floors two through five feature one and two-bedroom floor plans, ranging up to 1,851 square feet, while homes on

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Our amazing agents have been snagging accolades left and right as of late, recognized for their impressive sales volume, headline-making deals and innovative approach to real estate. Over the past few weeks, a handful of The Agency’s finest made headlines in Observer and The Hollywood Reporter, topping the glossies’ most prestigious annual real estate rankings.

“If a person’s home is their castle, then the 59 people we chose to profile for our 2018 Residential Real Estate Power List are the castle-builders, the castle-keepers, the castle-owners—in short, the most influential and powerful people currently shaping the U.S. residential real estate industry,” writes Observer. The magazine recognized our Co-Founder and CEO Mauricio Umansky as one of

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The quintessential Southern California urban retreat has been unveiled at the newly completed Tower II at Metropolis Los Angeles. The lifestyle offerings, which include 83,000 square feet of seamless indoor-outdoor amenities and a 1.5-acre Sky Park, are unprecedented in Downtown Los Angeles and ready to be enjoyed by residents. Metropolis is home to three residential towers, the boutique Hotel Indigo and 70,000 square feet of retail space in the heart of the city’s bustling sports, entertainment and financial center.

“Metropolis pulled out all the stops when it programmed the amenity offerings at Tower II,” says Mark Sanchez, Senior Sales Associate at The Agency Development Group, which represents sales and marketing at Tower II. “Whether swimming

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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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From Beverly Hills to Baja California and beyond, our projects, listings and agents made attention-grabbing headlines in September. We have the full scoop, starting with four of our agents topping The Hollywood Reporter’s elite annual “Top 30 Real Estate Agents in Hollywood” list.

JAMES HARRIS, DAVID PARNES, SANTIAGO ARANA & MAURICIO UMANSKY → The Hollywood Reporter shined a spotlight on L.A.’s top 30 real estate agents this month, and it may come as no surprise that our very own James Harris, David Parnes, Santiago Arana and Mauricio Umansky made the cut. Chosen for their impressive sales volume, headline-making deals and clout with entertainment clients, the four have plenty to be proud of: from Santiago’s $23 million Brentwood development, which

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A historic location, an entirely new residential concept—1030 Kings made its official debut, unveiling a collection of 25 contemporary residences and amenities on Kings Road in West Hollywood. At its grand opening event, the condominium offering, represented by Don Heller and The Agency Development Group, showcased innovative architecture by the award-winning, L.A.-based firm LOHA and highly curated interiors by MLH Design Group. The four-story building was intelligently designed to honor the existing scale and character of the neighborhood while introducing an architecturally compelling offering to West Hollywood.

On the exterior, 1030 Kings features angular, modern design, with ribbed white metal materials selected by LOHA to project a clean,

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