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South Florida

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Live out every mariner’s dream and park your prized possession right in your backyard. These estates, from Fort Lauderdale to Los Cabos, Riviera Nayarit and La Paz, offer the best of waterfront living with dedicated space to keep your yacht (and other seaworthy toys) moments from your doorstep. 

The Mediterranean-style estate at 1235 East Lake Drive, represented by Jared Ringel, is perfectly positioned in Fort Lauderdale's exclusive guard-gated Harbor Beach community and offers incredible views of the intracoastal and Lake Sylvan. While the 15,000-square-foot, ten bedroom, seven-bathroom home is stunning on its own, yachtsmen will love its 359 feet of deepwater frontage, which can accommodate several mega yachts.

785 NE 33rd Street, also known


Keeping our lives and homes organized is truly a never-ending challenge—but there are ways to make the task slightly less daunting. In addition to providing a sense of calm, an uncluttered space lets your home’s interesting design features shine and architectural elements breathe. Here, we spotlight five tips to maintain a tidy home (and a peaceful mind) from leading authors and organization gurus.  

UNDERSTAND WHAT NOT TO DO - Before you get into the groove, take a moment to review some common clean-out missteps so that you don’t make them. Nicole Anzia, Washington DC’s de-cluttering pro and founder of clean-up service of Neatnik, outlines a few frequent offenses. Organize First; Buy Second: Don’t buy all those bins and boxes until you actually know what


The semi-tropical climate in The Sunshine State means a year-round growing season for fruits and veggies, from the traditional to the more exotic. Mangos, guava, passion fruit, strawberries, winter greens, eggplants, hearts of palm—and of course, oranges and grapefruits—flourish, and farmers’ markets and fruit stands are abundant in every town and major city. Below, we feature some of our favorites along the South Florida coast.

ROBERT IS HERE - This family-owned and operated fruit stand and farm in Homestead, Florida has been drawing people far and wide since the 1950s. Specializing in rare and exotic fruits, Robert is Here offers a wide selection, including Asian Guavas, Keitt Mangos, Guanabana Leaves, Coconut and passion fruit, plus fresh-picked


A 143-foot private waterfront, room for a 75-foot yacht and direct ocean access are among the coveted amenities of 800 Diplomat Pkwy, recently sold by The Agency Collective’s Mark Block for $2,050,000—the highest-priced sale on Diplomat Pkwy in three years. 

“Located within Hallandale Beach’s acclaimed Diplomat Golf Estates, the five-bedroom residence offers the ultimate waterfront lifestyle across the street from the soon-to-be-completed Jack Nicklaus Golf Course and SLS Resort and Condos,” Mark says. “Just a mile from the beach, the 7,400-square-foot house is a country club all its own, with a gym, pool, hot tub, steam, sauna and room to dock your yacht.” Nestled along a 250-foot wide canal, the property features exquisite landscaping, electric gates, a


With beach season lasting all year, it’s no wonder South Florida offers such an active, healthy and wellness-focused lifestyle. Whether you’re looking to work up a sweat or unwind with an “om,” here are some of our favorite places to get fit in and around Miami.

RISE NATION - One of several studios in the Rise Nation collection, this Miami hotspot follows the methods of founder and L.A. trainer Jason Walsh. After training countless clients with past injuries, Jason developed Rise Nation climbing routines to deliver results with very low risk. Here, it’s all about the climb, a motion the human body naturally makes and engages all major muscle groups with zero impact. The workout incorporates the Versaclimber, which doesn’t retain momentum, meaning you earn


Gracing the cover of June’s Miami Agent Magazine is The Agency Development Group’s Sasha Ezquerra, a top-ranked South Florida real estate pro, whom the magazine consulted for its piece, How to Thrive in The Luxury Market. Noting several “back-to-back years of growth” in the market, the article delves into what the future may hold. Beyond the vertical growth of Miami’s condo-centric market, a plethora of offerings beyond the shoreline are creating a more dynamic luxury real estate market. 

The article notes the importance of location, with the high-end clientele seeking communities with dining, entertainment and shopping within close proximity. Amenities, such as spas, fitness studios and pool terraces, also take center stage. Sasha notes, these are the

All eyes were on South Florida when CEO Mauricio Umansky, James Harris of Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles, Estate Director Christopher Dyson and Managing Partner of The Agency Development Group Mike Leipart jetted to the Sunshine State to celebrate the hottest new listings in town, as well as the success of ThePLS.com as it rapidly expands on the East Coast.

Among the week’s festivities was a private, invite-only affair at Merrick Manor, the only new, fully completed condominium offering in the city of Coral Gables. The Agency Collective, the exclusive residential sales representative for the remarkable, modern residences, co-hosted the event with CEO Henry Torres of The Astor Companies, the developer of Merrick Manor. Mauricio, James and

Walkability wins in the location decision for most new homebuyers, and for those who love shopping and fine dining, the hunt is on for the perfect locale to sip and shop a stone’s throw from home. If shopping is your cardio, then one of these exquisite homes might just be the one for you.

7917 WILLOUGHBY AVE. #2 | WEST HOLLYWOOD

Listed by Rouja Koleva and boasting California Closets throughout to neatly organize all the new threads, 7917 Willoughby Avenue #2 is a stunning, loft-style condominium by the award-winning LOHA Architects. Located in West Hollywood, the home is two blocks from Melrose Avenue and Santa Monica Boulevard and moments from an array of trendy shops and restaurants. High-end designers are featured alongside trendy


From golden era-inspired pubs to seaside amphitheatres, South Florida is home to some of the most unique live music destinations in the nation. Here’s a look at some of The Agency’s favorites.

REVOLUTION - This wildly popular, intimate venue in South Florida has welcomed such acts as Lady Gaga, The Weekend and Paramore to its legendary stage in Fort Lauderdale. Artists of all genres, including indie rock legends and up-and-coming stars have taken the stage at Revolution, which was the 2018 winner of the “Best of Miami” Award for Best Rock Club in the Broward-Palm Beach & Miami New Times. The club can host up to 1,300 people on its main floor, second floor, VIP mezzanine and outside balconies.

CHURCHILL’S PUB - Anyone who’s anyone on South Florida’s music

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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