Category Archives: Real Estate

It’s Official, Seven Arrows Elementary Purchases Aldersgate

Seven Arrows Elementary, a private kindergarten through sixth grade school, has purchased the Aldersgate Retreat Center on Haverford in Pacific Palisades, it was announced on August 24. The school had secured a rental agreement for the 2020-2021 school year. In … Continue reading

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Palisades Celebrity Real Estate Shuffle

By BERNICE FOX Special to Circling the News Brooke Shields Puts her Palisades Home up for Sale Brooke Shields has been renting out her house in the Upper Riviera for several years. She and her writer-producer husband, Chris Henchy, mainly live … Continue reading

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Cryptocurrency Billionaire Purchases $83 Million Riviera Home from Palisades Developer 

Spec developer and Palisades architect Ardie Tavangarian has sold a 20,000 sq.-ft, six-bedroom mansion with 18 bathrooms on one acre in the upper Riviera section of Pacific Palisades for $83 million. The only pricier sale this year in California was … Continue reading

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Nonprofit We See Greatness in You Acquires Suspect Residential Property in Castellammare

Several residents in Castellammare were surprised to see Terrance Burney in a video announcing that his nonprofit, “We See Greatness in You,” had acquired two vacant properties on Porto Marina Way in Pacific Palisades. He wrote on his video feed, … Continue reading

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Home Builder on Via Is Caught Trying to “Game the System,” City Responds

On March 22, a Circling the News reader sent photos and a note regarding a house under construction at 430 Via de la Paz: “The builder is apparently trying to game the City/Community by building up a flat pad by about … Continue reading

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The Hearst Mansion in Beverly Hills Is Listed at More than $89 Million

Amalfi Estates Founder Anthony Marguleas is co-listing the Hearst Mansion at 1011 N. Beverly Dr., three blocks north of Sunset Boulevard in Beverly Hills for $89,750,000. “The Hearst Estate is anchored in American legend and is a one-of-a-kind home that … Continue reading

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Letter: Coastal Permit Invalid; Waiting City Response

(Editor’s note: The following letter was sent on March 28 and shared with Circling the News. Dersh had pointed out to the City in an earlier email that the building permit was issued in May 2016 and construction did not … Continue reading

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Highlands Eldercare Construction Has Resumed

Circling the News received the following notice sent to Tenants of the Miller Property on Palisades Drive on March 12: “The assisted living building construction will start up again Monday. The worst of the noise from drilling is over. On … Continue reading

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Palisades Civic League Meets Next Monday

The Pacific Palisades Civic League will meet via Zoom on Monday, March 22, at 7:30 p.m. because of the current stay-at-home, social distancing edicts. (The meetings are generally held the fourth Monday of each month.) This is the perfect opportunity … Continue reading

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Property Values in Venice Go Down

When someone purchases a home, the hope is that it will turn out to be a good real estate investment, in addition to providing a nice place to live. But in the Mansion section of the Wall Street Journal on March … Continue reading

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