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The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation hosted its annual JDRF Dream Gala, “Let’s Misbehave!”, on March 29 at the St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort in Dana Point. More than 500 of Orange County’s leading business executives, philanthropists and donors raised more than $1 million net for diabetes research.
Company Leaders Use Skills on Marathon Route
Cary Hyden, chairman of law firm Latham & Watkins LLP’s corporate department, had been working around the clock for 18 days on an initial public offering when he paused to travel to the New Orleans Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon.
Sample Ranges From 94% to 98% of Asking
Sellers of luxury homes have been pricing them closer to new market levels since the pace of sales slowed late last year after rapid acceleration in the first half of 2013
Retirement Benefits Group, for the 15th consecutive year, sponsored the PGA Tour stop at the 20th Annual Toshiba Golf Classic, led by principals Michael Castner and Gary Josephs.
Sales Pace Has Slowed, Appreciation Now 5-6%
Surterre Properties Inc. cofounder and President Gary Legrand, entrenched in the luxury real estate market for more than 25 years, has seen it all, from the housing recession of the 1990s to the go-go housing boom of the early to mid-2000s, to the shocking drop in home prices during the Great Recession, to the rapid uptick in housing sales—and prices—during the last year.
“Mentorship is one of the single most important gifts you can give to youth, especially those facing adversity,” says Melissa Beck, chief executive of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County.
Nets $5.6M, Most Per Square Foot Since 2010
A home at 31831 Paseo Cielo sold on Feb. 20 for $5.6 million, the highest price per square foot in San Juan Capistrano and the nearby city of Laguna Niguel and community Coto de Caza since 2010.
Garth Hogan, Newmark Grubb Knight Frank’s executive managing director of Global Healthcare Services;
Christie’s Partners With First Team Estates
Local luxury real estate firms hold strong to their view that coastal and luxury real estate are among the best investments available. International firms agree.
Philanthropy Column by Kim Haman