Silicon Valley

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With St. Patrick’s Day just around the corner, we’ve got all things “green” on the mind. From rolling green lawns and world-class botanical gardens at a historic estate in Montecito to a collection of ultra-private villas nestled in one of Mexico’s last remaining beachfront jungles, these seven offerings around the world are worth celebrating.


The first residential project in the United States from the world-renowned MAD Architects, Gardenhouse brings visionary design to Beverly Hills, offering a collection of distinct, contemporary residences. Featuring one of the largest living walls in the country, Gardenhouse is enveloped in a vibrant façade of native plants and succulents, which transform with the seasons,

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A new chapter has unfolded in Lake Tahoe’s storied history as Granite Place, the bold new residential development and first phase of the highly anticipated Boulder Bay Resort in Crystal Bay launches sales.

The first offering of its kind in Lake Tahoe in decades, Granite Place features a limited collection of 18 luxury residences across three buildings, with expansive living areas perfectly conceived for entertaining. The property’s Lake, Mountain and Park buildings include two- to four-bedroom condominiums ranging from 1,641 to 2,718 square feet, and feature sweeping lake views and a sophisticated, contemporary aesthetic. Residents enjoy a host of high-end amenities and services, including on-call 24/7 concierge services, a cutting-edge spa and

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From colorful street murals to sleek gallery spaces, monthly art walks to world-class exhibition halls, every city and region has its own artistic personality and cultural identity. Below are some of our favorite artful attractions in the Bay Area.

DANVILLE ART & WINE STROLL - Taking place on Thursday, April 18th in historic Downtown Danville, the 16th edition of this beloved neighborhood art and wine event will showcase works by local artists along with bites, live entertainment, and tastings from top local wineries. Guests can ride the old-timey trolley between Danville and Danville Livery and checkout local shops and eateries along the way.

ANDY GOLDSWORTHY’S WOOD LINE - Nestled in a eucalyptus grove near San Francisco’s Presidio, this iconic

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Before the town of Danville solidified its standing among California’s most coveted enclaves—and became the site of The Agency’s East Bay office—it was a quaint farming town and little-known thoroughfare during the California Gold Rush. Often referred to as “the heart of the San Ramon Valley,” the town was settled and named by two brothers, Daniel and Andrew Inman, who purchased 400 acres of farmland in 1854 with their mining earnings.

“Danville and nearby Diablo are known for many things, and one of them is their history,” says Taso Tsakos, Managing Partner of The Agency’s Danville Office. “Many of the town’s early buildings still stand today, and our streets and schools are named for its early pioneers. We’re proud to be a community that values

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As our global expansion continues, The Agency’s Annual Report now covers more markets than ever before. In it, you’ll find detailed research and information from all the markets we serve—from Los Angeles to South Florida, Canada to Mexico. We also share our favorite milestones and achievements of 2018, from ranking on Inc. 5000’s list of the fastest-growing private companies in the country (for the third consecutive year!) to topping the industry charts in REAL Trends, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and more.

And, of course, let’s not forget the parties. We are The Agency, after all.

View the full report here.



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The Agency is proud to announce that Co-Founder and CEO Mauricio Umansky has been recognized among the most powerful and influential leaders in residential real estate by Swanepoel Power 200 for the second consecutive year.

Launched in 2014, the SP200 is regarded as the definitive ranking of the most influential leaders and executives in the residential real estate brokerage industry. Each year, the SP200 team invests more than 400 hours analyzing hundreds of bios, annual reports and transaction data to determine its final 200. This year, Mauricio climbed the ranks to #102 (he was previously ranked #118). Together with The Agency’s Co-Founder and President Billy Rose and the founding partners, Mauricio has helped facilitate the company’s growth to

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With the busy back-to-school season behind us and the Thanksgiving holiday on the horizon, there’s never been a better time to relax, recharge, and find your inner zen. From a hidden meditation platform in a storied Santa Monica canyon to an oceanfront yoga palapa in La Paz, these exceptional residences around the world offer the perfect places to practice your warrior pose, chant your oms, and find your center—in style.


Hidden in the Hollywood-west foothills, this 110-year-old California craftsman bungalow, represented by Stefan Pommepuy and Jonathan Ruiz, boasts period charm and modern appeal in a serene and secluded setting. From the beautiful beamed craftsman living room to the elegant chef’s kitchen, the

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