Orange County Business Journal

Kim Haman is a columnist. She can be reached at luxury@ocbj.com or philanthropy@ocbj.com.

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Specialist Shares Projections for Remainder of 2015

Sales Expected Steady As Appreciation Continues

Luxury home sales in Orange County have been strong so far this year.

PHILANTHROPY

Free Wheelchair Mission’s 12th Annual Miracle of Mobility Gala raised over $1.6 million on July 23 to benefit people in need of mobility.

Highest Home Sale of Year Closes Escrow on Coast

27 Homes Over $20M Still Listed for Sale in OC

The highest residential sale in Orange County so far this year closed escrow in Laguna Beach.

PHILANTHROPY

Segerstrom Center for the Arts held its second annual Arts & Business Leadership Awards Dinner on June 25.

Summer Sizzles for Highest of the High-End Sales

Seven Sell on Coast For $10M+ During June, July

Six ultra-luxury homes and one property above $10 million sold in June and July: one in Laguna Beach for $14.2 million; two in Dana Point, for $13.5 million and $10.4 million; two in Newport Beach, for $12 million and $10.2 million; and one in Newport Coast for $16 million.

PHILANTHROPY

The Anaheim Ducks, SASCO Electric Inc., and the Honda Center were among the corporate sponsors of the 19th annual Stars & Stripes fishing, golfing and music tournament.

‘One Firm’ Approach Treats Colleagues Like Clients

Bryan Cave’s Irvine Office Cultivates Mutual Regard

Bryan Cave LLP’s Irvine office projects a sense of elegance mingled with calm.

Law Firm Staff Say Evidence Clear It’s Workplace a Gem

Bisnar Chase Cultivates Respect, Appreciation

A plot was brewing at the law office of Bisnar Chase in Newport Beach.

Builder Earns Employee Loyalty Through Relationships

New Home Co. Starts With Foundation of Camaraderie

Joan Marcus-Colvin’s life irrevocably changed on June 17, 2014, when her husband of 27 years, John, was struck by a car and killed while riding his bicycle near their Laguna Beach home while training for an Ironman Triathlon.

Luxury Homebuyers Want More Than Just Location

Seek More Amenities, Not To Mention Precious Views

Discerning homebuyers today are looking for more than “location, location, location,” say real estate professionals in Orange County who specialize in the ultra-luxury market.

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