Realtors Helena Deeds and Rodrigo Iglesias not only want to help you find the home of your dreams, but also help you discover your new favorite restaurants. This dynamic duo is a master in the art of the deal.
Known in the field as the king and queen of mega-luxury transactions, they are often the talking point both for their stunning announcements as well as their lavish business lifestyle. Together, they sell and take back purchases for the richest. Their impressive rolodex of clients contains the names and top-secret phone numbers of notables that include Hollywood royalty to billionaire international investors.
Professionals with the emblematic offices of Hilton & hyland, they handle the most searched ads on the planet. With the current inventory of newsworthy properties that includes America’s most expensive list on the market – a $ 250 million work in progress with developer Mohamed Hadid – they often make headlines. This 78,000 square foot mega mansion in Los Angeles puts them in a league of their own.
The only thing that further enhances their status as gurus in the real estate world is a second ad with an asking price of $ 100 million. The undeveloped land overlooks Beverly Hills. Also owned by Hadid, the roughly 70 acres include six Franklin Canyon rim plots that offer sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean and downtown Los Angeles.
Currently, the partners are expanding their lucrative transactions to Miami hotspots. It seems perfectly fitting that the two are expanding their business from coast to coast.
Iglesias has over 30 years of experience in land acquisition and development, marketing, as well as sales and contract negotiations. He represented over $ 1 billion in real estate transactions. The real estate expert has also worked on the design of many homes in collaboration with renowned architects such as Doug Burdge, Philip Vertoch, Robert Earl, Gus Duffy and Richard Landry.
His professional accomplishments are complemented by Deed’s long list of accomplishments. Deeds is someone who has created a network of powerful actors who are drawn to his pragmatic approach to real estate as much as his own celebrity status as a co-star on the popular Polish reality show “Zony Hollywood. ”
Here are some of the couple’s go-to restaurants for hosting important business meetings.
When entertaining clients in Santa Monica, the Hillstone Restaurant is a must-see. Known across the United States for its extraordinary food, management, ambiance, and adaptation to the local community, Hillstone offers incredibly delicious specialties, like wood-oven grilled artichokes. From sushi rolls like the rainbow roll or hiramasa roll to hearty dishes that include the fillet of choice and salmon from the Faroe Islands, there is something for everyone. The attention to detail, cleanliness and enthusiastic and engaging staff make the experience remarkable every time.
Starters include lightly seasoned, hardwood-grilled ruby ââred trout served with bok choy and apple puree; R ib e ye Hawaiian steak with pineapple-soy-ginger marinade, served with a loaded baked potato; and Roast roast chicken with crushed herbs and apricot glaze, served with apple puree. The Thai noodle salad with steak, mango, chopped peanuts and herbs is also fantastic.
Just down the shore is a short drive to another beloved Southern California local, Malibu. Locals highly appreciate the Sunset Restaurant.
Customers are mesmerized by the phenomenal views from the restaurant. The relaxed “feet in the sand” atmosphere of Sunset Restaurant surpasses any other establishment in the area, and guests will be as impressed by the view as they are by the menu. Located on the beach at the intersection of Zuma Beach and Point Dume, this quaint gem is part of a small business and peaceful lifestyle.
âEvery time we’re here, our guests are in awe of the crashing waves and the beach scenery,â Iglesias explains.
Try the lobster and crab linguini with Maine lobster and blue crab meat, with a lightly spicy tomato sauce; Shrimp tacos with marinated shrimp, cabbage, chipotle aioli, cilantro, avocado-lime cream and pico de gallo; Chicken Piccata with chicken breast with capers and lemon served on spaghetti; and Grilled skirt steak served with freshly cut fries and chimichurri sauce.
When they celebrate making a deal along the coast, perfection begins at the famous Nobu in Malibu. It’s the right scene to see and be seen. The magnificent location sweeps you away and places you at the heart of Southern California culture. Toast a drink in the air and catch the cool Pacific breeze while savoring house favorites on the outdoor patio. Don’t miss the Nobu-style sashimi tacos with tuna, lobster, uni, sirloin or shrimp. And of course, the Omakase menu is an experience to be had with one of Chef Nobu’s multi-course tastings.
In Miami for work, Kiki on The River is one of their favorite places to entertain new customers. Embracing the hospitality and spirit of the Greek Islands, the restaurant is heralded for the elegance that only a windswept waterside garden can offer.
Distinguished Chef Steve Rhee and Opium Group Founder Roman Jones, Former Managing Partner of Philippe Chow Miami Aris Nanos and Hospitality Manager Lee Lyon. Ghosthouse Creative Group Creative Director Mark Lehmkuhl jointly designed this one-of-a-kind place.
Your business lunch will be superb with highlights such as grilled Faroe Island salmon with grated tomato sauce, feta cheese, all on a bed of orzo pasta, with Kalamata olives, grated tomato and parsley; or the marinated rack of lamb and its T-bone which is a sauce with mashed cauliflower, honey truffle, all served with herb fries.
For the ultimate Miami lunch, whether it’s meeting to discuss a TV show concept or a real estate deal, Bombay Darbar Indian Restaurant in Coconut Grove is a great place to be. Customers warmly appreciate the restaurant’s menu that showcases Chicken Tikka Masala with boneless chicken breast cooked in a creamy tomato sauce, onions and peppers; Lamb Vindaloo with potatoes cooked in vinegar in a spicy sauce; Tandoori chicken marinated in yogurt, ginger, garlic and freshly ground spices then baked in a clay oven; and Saag Gosht with spinach, garlic, onion, tomato and spices.
“Bombay Darbar is such a unique restaurant for its flavors and its ambiance,” Iglesias recalls. âYou can feel the energy in the air and I can guarantee you will have the most unforgettable dining experience. “