Palm Springs

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With its picturesque sunsets, near cloudless blue skies and temperate year-round climate, Palm Springs provides the perfect inspiration for any outdoor living spaces. Here, we spotlight five ways to bring your outdoor spaces to the next level.   

A Little Greenery Goes a Long Way - A few blossoming butterfly and hummingbird-friendly potted plants can make all the difference in a small (or sizable) outdoor patio, especially one set against Palm Springs’ stunning desert backdrop. At 75702 Valle Vista, a selection of unique pots and urns of various sizes add contrast, color and a touch of green to the home’s sunny south-facing courtyard patio and private pool. If you’re trying for a more uniform look, choose one kind of climate-appropriate blooms or foliage


In Palm Springs, it’s all about being ready for the next adventure. Here, we spotlight seven spots that will get you in fighting shape for the next amazing excursion. 

PILATES PLUS - Pilates Plus offers professionally led courses for all levels on Proformer and Reformer machines. Those looking for something slower paced should try the Form and Stretch class, while more advanced participants can push their limits and try a class with weights. 

YOGA CENTRAL - Yoga Central’s owner and instructor April Jones curates an invigorating, thoughtful mix of programming—from vinyasa/yin hybrid classes to full moon yoga hikes and stand-up paddle yoga during the summer. 

POWER YOGA PALM SPRINGS - In addition to a generous schedule of classes (do your flow with free


Easy to navigate and perfect for gathering guests of all ages, ultra-versatile single-story homes are bursting with character. Below, we highlight three incredible homes in Palm Springs—each proof that a seamless, stair-free lifestyle is great for entertaining and everyday living. 

70630 GRANITE LANE | PALM DESERTPairing panoramic desert views with total serenity, 70630 Granite Lane in Palm Desert is perfect for entertaining—or serves as a soothing sanctuary. While its setting provides utter privacy, the spacious, Spanish-inspired estate represented by Karen Morris is just 12 miles from Palm Desert’s upscale El Paseo shopping district, with all the conveniences of downtown just minutes away. Enter the expansive, 5,515-square-foot single-level home through


Palm Springs—with its world-renowned collection of breezy, modern homes and luxury resorts equipped with superbly refreshing pools—is made to handle summertime sun, but as the weeks of triple-digit temps and all-blue skies fill the forecast, everyone will be searching for new ways to cool off. We’ve found six places—all within or a short drive from the city—that promise to offer some reprieve from the summer swelter.  

PALM DESERT AQUATIC CENTER
Nothing beats a cool pool on a hot day, and the 8-acre Palm Springs Aquatic Center has three—plus multiple slides and diving boards. Located in Palm Desert's Civic Center Park, this summer hangout is an easy win for energetic kids and parents looking for a lap swim workout or just a proper dose of vitamin D. Seeking


Our picks of places to go and things to do to make the most of your month in Palm Springs.

SPOT UFO'S HERE
- Billed as the world’s biggest UFO conference, Contact in the Desert, now in its 7th year, brings together a team of experts from around the world to discuss the latest developments in UFO studies, government disclosure, ancient civilizations, crop circles and more. Taking place May 31st through June 3rd at Renaissance Resort & Spa in Indian Wells, attendees from across the globe are invited to take part in panel discussions, workshops, film screenings, meet and greets, night sky gazing and tours of the area’s historic UFO sights. Who knows, you might get lucky and catch sight of one of the desert’s other tourists.  

ESCAPE HERE - The family-friendly


SOAK UP CULTURE HERE - Palm Desert was the first city in Riverside County to adopt a public art ordinance requiring developers to incorporate art into their projects or contribute to an arts fund, creating an artistic harmony between the city’s buildings and open spaces. Each year, the Public Arts Department organizes a biennial El Paseo Exhibition, displaying unique works of art from local and international artists along the median of the posh El Paseo shopping district—which also happens to be home to some world-class galleries also worth exploring. Checkout our guide to some of the area’s best galleries here.

SHOP & DINE HERE - Speaking of El Paseo, once you’ve perused the art galleries and installations, head over to The Gardens on El Paseo for some

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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2 DE WITT DRIVE - Ever wondered what it would be like to live inside the Sistine Chapel? You can get pretty close with this Renaissance-style mansion in the desirable enclave of Ross, California, just outside San Francisco. Situated on two acres of romantic grounds, the opulent home is complete with 8,660 square feet of hand-painted murals, columns and carved marble figures that Robb Report boasts would impress Michelangelo himself. Represented by Rachel Swann and Kayla Grae, the sprawling estate also features multiple fine living areas, expansive verandas, a resort-like pool, tennis courts and old-world gardens.

ONE&ONLY MANDARINA PRIVATE HOMES - Talk about getting in the zone. As long-time admirers of the One&Only experience, San Francisco Giants

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Agents from all corners of the globe made their way north of the border to celebrate The Agency’s recent expansion into British Columbia, Canada. Among them was The Agency’s Co-Founder and CEO Mauricio Umansky, who joined the Canadian team to mark the official opening of its two Vancouver Island offices in Victoria and Nanaimo.

“It was such a thrill to welcome our fellow agents and members of The Agency family from around the globe to Vancouver Island and provide a glimpse of B.C.’s stunning natural beauty and incredible real estate,” says Brian Danyliw, who spearheads the two offices along with fellow B.C. native and industry veteran Jason Binab.    

“The excitement and support we feel from the global team is exactly what


From moody piano bars to world-class concert venues, Palm Springs and the surrounding desert communities are home to some of the country’s premier live music destinations. Here’s a look at some of The Agency’s favorites.

VICKY’S OF SANTA FE - A desert mainstay for over 30 years, this adobe-style bar and restaurant in Indian Wells plays host to nationally recognized musicians nightly in its vibrant music lounge, complete with a concert grand piano and built-in dance floor. Those looking for a decidedly throwback experience flock to Vicky’s Show Supper Club Concert Series, featuring Broadway-style song and dance dinner shows with Broadway performers and top musical artists in an intimate dinner club setting.

THE SHOW AT AGUA CALIENTE - Situated inside Agua