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The Agency Collective’s Mark Block Makes Diplomat Pkwy’s Highest-Priced Sale in 3 Years

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 three-car garage and circular driveway. 

Situated between Miami and Fort Lauderdale, Hallandale Beach is now among the most coveted markets in South Florida, experiencing an influx of upscale shops, restaurants and luxury developments. Forbesrecently noted that Hallandale Beach is at the epicenter of a real estate investment boom, due to the city’s high-end amenities, central location and increasing scarcity of waterfront land in the Miami area. 

“Hallandale Beach is rising in popularity, thanks in part to its picturesque beaches, thriving culinary scene and vibrant shopping destinations,” Mark adds. “Homes, such as 800 Diplomat Pkwy, offer an ideal location for boaters, golfers, and beach lovers alike. It’s no surprise prices are rising to match the quality of life in the city recently named by The Wall Street Journal as South Florida’s new luxury real estate hot spot.”  

For more information on the Hallandale Beach market and available homes in the area, please contact Mark Block at

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We Did it Again Another Record Sale!

We listed, lost the listing after receiving three offers and then got the listing back. Three different agents had the listing. We were the only ones to bring offers 7 in total. 3 of which were from our buyers. The deal was done for the highest priced sale on Diplomat Parkway in over three years!

We list and we sell!

The Highest Priced Sale on Diplomat Pkwy in over three years!

On the Way to Another Luxury Closing!

The Agency Celebrates South Florida with a Star-Studded Visit to the 305

All eyes were on South Florida when CEO Mauricio UmanskyJames Harris of Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles, Estate Director Christopher Dyson and Managing Partner of The Agency Development GroupMike Leipart jetted to the Sunshine State to celebrate the hottest new listings in town, as well as the success of 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 Christopher joined Miami’s top brokers and power players for an evening of cocktails, world-class cuisine and conversation in Merrick Manor’s Club Lounge. They treated brokers to an inside look at the newly completed, sophisticated residences and exceptional amenities located adjacent to The Shops at Merrick Park and discussed the desirability of the Coral Gables market.

“Merrick Manor offers an amazing location and an incredible product,” Mauricio says. “With highly curated design by Interiors by Steven G., the residences truly set a high bar for new construction in Coral Gables.” The Agency’s creative division, The Agency Creates, recently launched, providing a detailed look at the Merrick Manor lifestyle.

Christopher, who together with Mauricio and James formed, spoke to the crowd of brokers about the first private platform for agents across the country to consolidate, share and search exclusive pocket listings in their area. Christopher and James held broker open houses throughout the week in Biscayne Beach and Boca Raton to introduce and help South Florida agents join the hugely successful platform designed to complement the MLS.

The Agency’s South Florida expansion includes offices in Boca Raton, Aventura, Coral Gables and Jupiter—the brokerage’s first offices on the East Coast. “Our South Florida offices are only the beginning of our East Coast expansion,” explains Mauricio. “We have many clients seeking real estate in South Florida and are so thrilled with the team we’ve built at The Agency Collective.”

Umansky of ‘Real Housewives’ brings brokerage to Miami-Dade

By Brian Bandell  – Senior Reporter, South Florida Business Journal May 30, 2019, 2:35pm EDT Updated 3 hours ago

Mauricio Umansky, who’s featured prominently on “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” as the husband of Kyle Richards, has expanded his luxury real estate brokerage to Coral Gables. 

The Agency has 16 agents in the City Beautiful working out of coworking space at Pipeline Coral Gables, Umansky said. He plans to seek an office suite as the team continues to grow.

“We found some really great people that we like, and it’s our gateway to beginning an East Coast expansion,” Umansky said. “We are seeing a lot of our clients want to come to Florida.”

Beverly Hills-based The Agency has 500 agents in 30 offices. Umansky has brokered homes owned by Michael JacksonMichael Jordan and Prince.

Its first East Coast location was in Boca Raton, which opened in 2018 and now has 40 agents, Umansky said. In addition to its base in California, the brokerage has an office in Mexico, where demand for Miami property is strong, he said.

The Agency works with both new homes and resales at luxury price points. Its first developer client in Coral Gables is the recently completed Merrick Manor condominium.

“Merrick Manor is in an amazing location,” Umansky said. “We really like the product. The way it was delivered is beautiful.”

Umansky said his recruitment of brokers to The Agency will focus on high productivity, not hiring as many brokers as possible. The Agency has developed technology to help brokers collect data on market trends, anticipate customer behavior and improve their marketing. This technology platform includes artificial intelligence, he added.

The Agency won’t stop at Coral Gables. Umansky is looking for more brokers in Miami Beach and Aventura.

For more information:

Mauricio Umansky CEO/Founder of The Agency and Mark Block

Mark Block with James Harris of The Agency and Million Dollar Listing LA

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800 Diplomat Pkwy Reduced!

7400SF House on a 1/2 acre lot, 143ft of waterfront, Jack Nicklaus Golf Course across the street and the beach one mile away.

Recently Reduced