From The Estate Manager's Desk //
Artist In Residence
As the luxury condo scene heats up in Miami Beach, developers are stepping up their game by adding unique features and one-of-a-kind amenities. One
A Fashion Star Rises at the Top of Russian Hill // ATELIER GABRIELLA DAHER
Tucked away in the corner of a hip Russian Hill townhouse is Atelier Gabriela Daher. A bright fuchsia wall and floor-to-ceiling cubbies full of carefully folded fabric
The Constant Gardener // DAT PHAM
As the proprietor of Dalat Gardens, Dat designs some of the most gorgeous and prominent gardens in the Bay Area. Aside from his understanding of form, space, and design, he has a love affair with exotic palms and delicate succulents that hold up to the finicky San Francisco micro climates.
Estate Management //
If you haven’t managed a construction project in Los Angeles County, you may be confused when asked to submit your story pole survey to
How to Handle Household Staff?
Recently, Ms. Baibakova made headlines not for her influence on the art world, but for her disctinct opinions on household staff.
Historic Duck’s Nest is Handed Down to the Next Generation
Descendants of one of Palm Beach’s oldest families completed a real estate hand-off this week that included a $7 million deed transfer from one
Getting There //
The Real Cost of Celebrity Mega Yachts
Turn the key of a 71-meter-plus yacht and 10 minutes later you will have spent $540 on fuel, according to research by yachting Web
Opa-locka Executive Airport Ascends in the Jet-Set Market
BY MIKE SEEMUTH | 04/06/2014 1:34 PM | Miami Herald.com A new terminal for passengers of private jets at Opa-locka Executive Airport looks like something
A New Spin on an Old Driveway
One of the many, many, hoops we were required to jump through in order to get approval for some design and use updates for an historic Georgetown property, was to find a solution for parking in our very narrow driveway that would make it so that cars did not have to back into the street.
Lifestyle and Career //
Monaco Took My Breath Away
On the first day of Monaco Yacht Show, I have to admit, it was quite overwhelming. This wasn’t Southampton Boat Show. This was altogether a different scale. There were hundreds of brokers, suppliers, designers and builders showcasing their wares. The marina was full of Super Yachts from 40m to 300m. Seeing them in the magazines you forget how large these are. Some were three stories high. The word yacht seems like the wrong word to describe these ships.
marc + mark – Teaching Nannies to Cook
One of the most exciting new discoveries resulting from the launch of our Estate Management Network was being introduced to Chef Marc Leandro. He and
Celebrity Conductor // Christian Reif New World Symphony
As concert goers, seeing crowds rush to the edge of the stage, filling every available space to get close to the star is nothing
Behind the Scenes //
Keeping House //
On Location //
On Location: Atlanta
To date in 2014, Atlanta has seen an estimated $5.1 billion in economic impact from film and television production- and Georgia is paying attention. Georgia
Cold in July: On Location in The Hudson River Valley
Don Johnson is back; in a good way… In recent years he’s cultivated a new identity as a respected character actor, with roles for Robert
Return to Glenmere // On Location in the Hudson Valley
Built in 1911 for Robert Goelet, a prominent member of New York society, Glenmere is a Carrere and Hastings-designed Italianate Villa situated at the