Gucci’s Grand Opening: A New Chapter in Luxury Shopping at The Grove

Gucci Store opening at The Grove

The Grove: Los Angeles’ Luxury Shopping Destination

In the heart of Los Angeles, where the charm of Main Street USA meets the elegance of Rome’s Via del Corso, a new luxury shopping experience is about to unfold. The Grove, a renowned shopping center developed by former L.A. mayoral candidate Rick Caruso, is set to welcome a new Gucci store opening in the spring/summer of 2024.

New Gucci Store Opening in 2024

The Italian luxury label’s new store will be located in the former two-story J. Crew flagship, a prime spot that is sure to attract the attention of the diverse and affluent community that frequents The Grove. The addition of Gucci to the shopping center’s lineup of luxury brands is a testament to the center’s commitment to providing an unparalleled shopping experience.

Diverse Range of Luxury Brands

The Grove is no stranger to luxury. Anchored by Nordstrom, the shopping center is home to a variety of high-end brands. From the timeless elegance of Coach and Michael Kors to the contemporary chic of Lululemon and Frame, The Grove offers a diverse range of luxury shopping options. Other notable tenants include Banana Republic, Gap, Barnes & Noble, Paige, Backcountry, Vince, Sephora, Apple, and Nike.

The Grove is more than just a shopping mall. It’s a place that embodies the spirit of Los Angeles, offering a unique blend of shopping, dining, and entertainment experiences. The attention to detail in its design, the vintage streetcar that weaves through its roads, and the dancing fountain at its heart, all contribute to its charm and allure.

One of the most visited parts of The Grove is The Original Farmers Market, which has been a staple of the area since 1934. The market features specialty food stores, bakers, butchers, and prepared food stalls, offering a taste of history and a sense of community.

The arrival of Gucci at The Grove is not just the opening of a new store; it’s the beginning of a new chapter in L.A.’s luxury retail story. As we anticipate the grand opening in 2024, one thing is certain: the luxury ante at The Grove is about to be upped, and we can’t wait to see what’s in store.

Navigating the Luxury Housing Market: Unparalleled Opportunities Await in Beverly Hills

Navigating the Luxury Housing Market: Unparalleled Opportunities Await in Beverly Hills

Navigating the Luxury Housing Market: Unparalleled Opportunities Await in Beverly Hills”

In the ever-evolving landscape of the luxury housing market, change is the only constant. While recent data suggests a shift in the high-end sector, this dynamic presents unique opportunities for discerning buyers, particularly in the prestigious neighborhood of Beverly Hills.

Reports indicate that luxury home sales have dipped over recent months. However, this trend is not a cause for concern, but rather an invitation for strategic thinking and timely action. Despite fluctuations in the market, the allure of luxury homes remains undiminished. And Beverly Hills, with its world-class lifestyle, continues to hold its appeal among the elite.

The current market conditions have given rise to a new breed of opportunities. Some homeowners, in tune with the market dynamics, have opted to adjust their pricing strategies, presenting an advantageous scenario for potential buyers. This trend is illustrated in San Francisco, where a modest decrease in the median sales price for luxury homes led to a minimal drop in transactions. It’s a testament to the resilience of the luxury market and the enduring appeal of high-end properties.

In Beverly Hills, we are proud to present an array of exquisite homes that exemplify luxury living at its finest. These exclusive listings, presented by our dedicated Agents at Rodeo Realty, are well worth your attention:


  1. 10052 Hillgrove Drive, Beverly Hills CA 90210: Newly Constructed Contemporary Modern Masterpiece located in Beverly Hills post office. Beautifully manicured landscaping and large glass entryway invite guests with high ceilings, and luxurious finishes throughout.
    Listed at $13,995,000.00
    Listing Agent Adi Livyatan  DRE# 1892750


  1. 1051 Angelo Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210: Nestled in Prime BHPO and surrounded by $100 million properties, this extraordinary architectural home effortlessly combines the timeless beauty of wood and the transparency of glass, providing an exquisite backdrop for the display of contemporary art. Listed at $5,495,000.00
    Listing Agent Joe Babajian DRE# 813384


  1. 1166 San Ysidro Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210 : Escape to this enchanting custom Beverly Hills estate, rebuilt in 1989 and redefining luxury with every square inch. Designed and built by Dina Barel a famous couture designer to the mega stars of Hollywood.
    Listed at $8,995,000.00
    Listing Agent Adi Livyatan  DRE# 1892750


  1. 1124 Summit Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210 : This gated one-story contemporary view property in prime Beverly Hills has been rebuilt from the bottom up and expanded to new home standards.
    Listed at $8,900,000.00
    Listing Agent Joe Babajian DRE# 813384


  1. 1280 Monte Cielo Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210 : Incredible opportunity to acquire a premier one-half acre property in the city of Beverly Hills with spectacular views of city, ocean, and hills. Listed at $6,395,000.00.
    Listing Agent Joe Babajian DRE# 813384

While it’s true that the luxury housing market is experiencing changes, it’s also true that Beverly Hills continues to offer unparalleled opportunities for discerning buyers. We invite you to explore these exquisite homes and discover the allure of luxury living in Beverly Hills.

Luxury Real Estate accepting magazine reservations for March issue


Luxury Real Estate is currently taking reservations for the spring issue of their magazine.

Rodeo Realty agents interested in advertising through the award-winning publication must reserve by January 27. All materials are due by January 31. The magazine is set for the end of March.

Special Bundles

Significant Sale Spot + Agent Spot: $475 (regular $590)

Significant Sale Spot + Agent Spot + Full Page + FREE Standard Feature Property of the Week on

Board of Regents Discount: $2,595 (regular 3,580)

Agent Spot + Full Page

Board of Regents Discount: $2,395 (regular $2,890)

2-Page Spread Advertorial

Board of Regents Discount: $4,390 (regular $4,990)

If interested, contact Luxury Real Estate’s Brandie Holmes at 206-695-4843. You can also email her at

Below is also more information on Luxury Real Estate Magazine:


Advertise in Fall/Winter Issue of Who's Who in Luxury Real Estate Magazine


Don’t miss out on the Fall/Winter issue of Luxury Real Estate Magazine! Published only three times a year, this coffee-table-quality publication reaches a high-net worth audience through worldwide distribution of 50,000+ copies!

The issue is sent to many of the world’s most affluent households and individuals, each magazine showcases luxury homes from the finest national and international real estate specialists.

Issue – Fall/Winter 2016
Print Date – November 1st
Materials due – October 3, 2016

Limited space available!


Full Page – $2,495 (1-4 properties OR Branding Ad OR Agent Page)
Inside Cover – $2,995
Back Inside Cover – $2,995
Back Cover -$3,495
Half Page $1,255 (1-2 properties)
Quarter Page – $655
Agent Spot – $395
Significant Sale – $195



To view Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate’s 2016 Summer Issue, click here:

If you have any further questions or want to reserve space, contact our LUXRE Membership Manager, Brandie Holmes at 206.695.4843. You can also reach her at

Peacock Hill Ranch Listed With Rodeo Realty

One of the great things about Los Angeles is that in just a few miles you can escape the city and experience a whole other way of life. The beauty and relaxation of the American West is alive and well at Peacock Hill Ranch, a horse lover’s dream. Down the road from the Angeles National Forest and bordering miles of trails at Hansen Dam, it’s hard to believe this 7-acre idyllic country escape is just 30 minutes from all the city of LA has to offer.

Built in 1939, owned by the daughter of the original Sky King and once home to a steed named Silver of The Lone Ranger fame, this sprawling residential compound with a working horse ranch is a private Ponderosa of Hollywood history.

Enjoy pastoral panoramas from every vantage point of this expansive property. A serene hillside pasture is the breathtaking backdrop for the rambling main residence and two guesthouses that are designed in a sophisticated hunting lodge-style. Warm and rustic materials like redwood, brick, slate and wrought iron compliment the natural environment. Flagstone steps lead to a swimming pool surrounded by mature trees and landscaping.

Design elements that enhance the western ambiance include an antlered entry portico, peg-and-groove hardwood flooring, exposed beams and columns, carved corbels, skylights, adobe fireplace, vaulted ceiling, and custom vanities. French doors throughout open to wraparound redwood decking and each window frames a captivating picture. A country chef’s kitchen with Viking appliances, a romantic master suite with fireside lounge area, a generous dining room, en-suite guest quarters and snooker room make this showplace an entertainer’s delight as well as a private retreat.

The full-service boarding and training facilities include: a Main Barn with 7 Stalls and 5 Paddocks; a Shed Row Barn with 8 Stalls; 26 Sheltered Pipe Corrals; 5 Tack Rooms and 3 Sheds; 1 Grain Room; 2 Hay Barns; 3 Round Pens; 100 x 200 lit Arena; 4 acres of fenced pastures; wash rack; foaling stall.  A conditional use permit for 100 horses and 501c(3) equine sanctuary designation offers a “stable” investment opportunity at this one-of-a-kind horse heaven. Peacock Hill is listed with Rodeo Realty’s Hope Faust. See full details at

Rodeo Realty Newport Beach Listing Featured By L.A. Confidential

content_Newport-Beach-HomeSpring is here and we are all dreaming of time by the water. The writers at L.A. Confidential are no exception and they recently rounded up a tempting list of homes that would be the ideal place to spend the warm weather. One of them was Nanette Marchand’s listing on Linda Isle in Newport Beach. Linda Isle is a 24-hour guard gated community that offers privacy and exclusivity.

The five-bedroom estate was built in the 1970’s for Robert & Shirlee Guggenheim and was designed for entertaining with an enviable waterfront location that is only enhanced by a lagoon style pool & spa. The home has 105 feet of water frontage with a private pier.

The unique master suite offers breathtaking views of the Main Channel, Coastline & Pacific Ocean and features a cozy morning room with fireplace and dressing area.  The home is being delivered fully furnished and turnkey. For more information visit the property listing.


Rodeo Realty Agent Ron Tanzman Quoted In The Wall Street Journal

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Michal Czerwonka for The Wall Street Journal

Renting a room or apartment in a luxury home can be the best of both worlds, it’s a chance to experience a beautiful way of living without paying the full mortgage.

The Wall Street Journal recently ran a story on the phenomenon of luxury home owners sharing their homes with tenants. The lead image of the story featured Rodeo Realty Calabasas agent Ron Tanzman, who rents a part of his 6,500-square-foot Mediterranean home in Calabasas to an attorney who pays rent and a  portion of utilities.In the article Ron highlights the benefits of the arrangement: “It’s a big house, so it’s kind of nice to have the company.” His renter Lori Amedei also looks in on his dogs.

Rodeo Realty's Jon Lichterman On The Appeal Of Craftsman Homes

6408DixSouthern California is home to a wide variety of attractive and compelling architectural styles but one of the enduring favorites has to be Craftsman homes. Beloved by both traditionalists and hipsters alike, the Craftsman offers cozy and comfortable living space that never feels dated.

Jon Lichterman and his listing of a Craftsman home in the Hollywood Hills East area were featured on HGTV’s Front Door in a story focusing on curb appeal for Craftsman style homes. The writer on the story contacted Jon because of the charming front porch of his listing which features two rocking chairs.  Jon advised the reporter that using traditional furnishings such as these can increase the charm of these classic homes. The listing on a large street-to-street lot in the Cahuenga Corridor of Hollywood Hills has been remodeled yet still maintains its original charm. It has updated kitchen and baths as well as a master bedroom with a private bath. It is listed for $759,000.

Rodeo Realty's Ben Salem Quoted By Reuters On The Value Of Patios

060Spring is nearly here across the country and everyone is thinking about their backyards. Reuters recently ran a piece on the value of patios. In the last few years outdoor space has become more and more important to people, especially in Southern California. Here, outdoor space can often serve as additional entertaining and play space year round. Popular additions include landscaping and pergolas as well as outdoor fireplaces, barbecues, and complete summer kitchens. Television and sound systems  that can easily be moved to the yard have also become increasingly popular.

Reuters recently ran a piece focusing on the value of patios to homeowners and Rodeo Realty agent Ben Salem was one of the experts they turned to. Ben pointed out that money spent on an outdoor patio doesn’t just provide enjoyment for the owners, it also adds value when it comes time to sell.  As Ben told Reuters: “If the patio costs $12,000 to $20,000, you’ll probably get $40,000 back as long as it’s big enough to put some tables and chairs out there.”

The outdoor entertainment area shown above is from Ben’s luxury property listed in Calabasas.