Beginning March 18, readers, design fans and real estate aficionados alike enjoy the latest issue of a new magazine The Real Deal describes as “McSweeney’s meets Dwell.” Launched in November 2015, the sophomore issue features more content, better printing, premium binding and wider distribution than the first, and in that way embodies Compass’s ethos of always improving.
Like its predecessor, Compass Quarterly issue No. 2 blends curated lifestyle content, must-see high-end real estate listings and personal glimpses at Compass’s agents and their passions. In this edition, the technology-driven real estate platform uses its posh pages to explore the active life. Original profiles of Compass agents explore the fascinating avocations of these creative individuals, from a Manhattan yoga devotee to a Miami diver and a Boston sailor.
With the agency having recently opened offices in Park Slope and Williamsburg, there is much local interest in this issue, including the voices of Brooklyn agents Gabriele Sewtz and Aaron Seawood and the Brooklyn properties of Libby Ryan, who showcases a pre-war townhouse, and Lindsay Barton Barrett, introducing readers to a thoroughly modern condo.
The issue also profiles seven individuals driving innovation in the country’s health sphere, looks at what’s being designed — including bikes and other accessories — in Compass markets, relays life learnings and business wisdom from Compass’s marathon-running CEO Robert Reffkin, and goes in-depth to detail how New York City is reclaiming its waterfront.
Because real estate is highly visual, readers will find exclusive listings from many of the regions Compass serves, presented in a stylish, integrated fashion. It speaks holistically to the firm’s vision of modernizing luxury real estate with its unique blend of technology, data and design, as well as the premium service and market intel provided by the firm’s agents.
Created by Compass’s in-house team of marketing professionals with backgrounds at brands, media companies and ad agencies, Compass Quarterly draws on the prodigious talents of photographers such as Christopher Churchill (Elle Decor, Dwell), Sami Drasin (Billboard, Nylon Magazine), and Amanda Kirkpatrick (Architectural Record, Philip Johnson Glass House), illustrator Joel Kimmel and a host of writers from a diverse array of publications including New York Magazine, The Wall Street Journal and Details.
More than 140,000 readers will have access to this issue as well, as Compass Quarterly appeared Friday in four major newspapers across the country, including copies of The New York Times in Manhattan and Brooklyn. A digital edition is also available to peruse on Compass’s online platform.