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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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Situated in the flourishing Downtown Los Angeles sports and entertainment districts, Metropolis Los Angeles was the ultimate setting for an event that honors some of L.A.’s most innovative minds and personalities. Making for an inspirational and unforgettable evening, C-Suite Quarterly (CSQ) presented its 2018 Visionaries Awards in Sports & Entertainment on the sprawling Met Nine amenities deck at the newly completed Tower II at Metropolis. The event coincided with the release of the magazine’s highly anticipated 2018 Sports & Entertainment Issue, which spotlights “those who play crucial roles in elevating their industries in Los Angeles and New York, two global epicenters for entertainment, sports and cuisine,” according to CSQ.

Guests of the

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The Agency has been at the forefront of innovation and technology since our inception, so when it came time to roll out a brand new design for our website, we pulled out all the stops—and the world took notice. Just days after making its online debut, our site was awarded Best Design by REAL Trends in their 2018 Real Estate Website Rankings.

REAL Trends’ web consultants reviewed hundreds of residential real estate websites, judging on everything from design and navigation to user experience, mobile compatibility and video. The websites that made the cut are widely considered benchmarks in the industry.

“Our website is often the first introduction a client has to The Agency, which means it’s imperative we make the experience count,” says Mauricio

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It’s no secret our agents represent some of the world’s most pedigreed properties. From an iconic Beverly Hills manse to a storied Montecito estate, these five stunning residences are primed for the ultimate SoCal lifestyle—and boast a touch of Tinseltown fame that’s got all the glossies talking.

SOLANA | MONTECITO

One of Montecito’s original Hilltop Baron estates, this Southern California gem, represented by Stefan Pommepuy, Santiago Arana and Mauricio Umansky and recently featured on Mansion Global,  was the site of a prominent American think tank from 1958 to 1978 and counts John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr. among its esteemed guests. Built in 1914 and exquisitely reimagined, the estate spans more than 11 knoll top acres with

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As summer cools down, Mexico is gearing up for high season, and one of our favorite resort projects is ready to welcome guests to enjoy the crystal clear waters and white sandy beach, rolling green golf course, fine dining, luxurious spa, world-class marina, and of course prime real estate offerings in Baja California.

Located a short drive from La Paz, steps from the shores of the Sea of Cortez, Puerta Cortés is home to the only Gary Player Signature Golf Course in Mexico—one the Gary Player team recently lauded as their “course of the month.” The famed resort and residential destination, previously known as Costa Baja, was acquired by Mexico-based real estate development firm Ascendancy earlier this year and is currently undergoing an ambitious,

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It’s been an eventful summer at The Agency, and as we head into the home stretch of the season, our agents and offices show no signs of slowing. Here’s a look at the properties and personalities making headlines in August.

MANDARINA  Among the first One&Only villas to own in the world, One&Only Mandarina Private Homes, a collection of 55 ultra-private villas nestled along a one-mile of pristine beach in Riviera Nayarit, Mexico, caught the eye of Dujour. Exclusively represented by The Agency Development Group, Villa 4, the first home to debut in the collection, is an architecturally seductive residence showcasing over 8,000 square feet of sophisticated living space and an infinity-edge pool overlooking the surrounding jungle, mountains, coastline

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Three’s a charm. We’re proud to announce The Agency has ranked on Inc. 5000’s list of the fastest-growing private companies in the country for the third year in a row.

The Inc. 5000 ranks each company based on percentage revenue growth over a three-year time span, and with a rank of 3,947 on a list of 5,000 companies, The Agency has experienced a 90% growth increase. Out of the nearly seven million private companies moving the economy forward every day, only a tiny fraction has demonstrated such remarkably consistent high growth. Collectively, the companies on this year’s list amassed $206.2 billion in revenue in 2017, up 158 percent from $79.8 billion in 2014. Our repeat Inc. 5000 honors truly put us in rarefied company.

“When Mauricio and I

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Since one of the world’s first collection of One&Only villas to own was announced earlier this year at Mandarina, sales momentum and worldwide press have been outstanding. Situated within the stunning resort and residential destination on Mexico’s Pacific Coast, the 55 ultra-private villas neighbor the new One&Only Mandarina beach resort and are surrounded by sandy shores, tropical jungle, mountain peaks and lush flatlands, less than one hour north of Puerto Vallarta.

Phase One of One&Only Mandarina Private Homes has surpassed the halfway sold milestone, with all villas in the initial release of the Founders’ Collection now sold. Sales in the Legacy Collection are now underway, providing the last opportunity to enjoy preferred, introductory

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No longer “the other desert city,” Rancho Mirage has blossomed into a coveted, architecturally significant neighborhood favored by celebrities, politicians and modernist enthusiasts alike.

Thanks in part to the creation of the now legendary Thunderbird and Tamarisk Country Clubs in the 1950s, what was once a barren expanse of scattered ranches and pre-war homes in the desert east of Palm Springs is now one of California’s toniest neighborhoods. It was here, in Rancho Mirage, where the trend of building luxury homes on fairways was born, inspiring the rich and famous to embrace a new style of desert living. The clubs became an "oasis of influence," with the who’s who of Hollywood—including Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, Lucille

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A soirée fit for a king marked the grand opening celebration of the newest gleaming tower to grace the Downtown Los Angeles skyline. Metropolis Tower II is now selling its exquisite collection of studio, one- and two-bedroom residences, represented by The Agency Development Group and located within steps of L.A. Live, STAPLES Center and the Arts and Financial Districts. Tower II’s new furnished model residences and amenity offerings were unveiled in unbelievable style Saturday with A Midsummer Night’s Dream bash overlooking the city.

Showcasing innovative, contemporary architecture by the award-winning Gensler, Tower II presents the next opportunity to own within Metropolis, which features three residential towers, the boutique Hotel Indigo and

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