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Philanthropy for May 23, 2016
$1K-Plus; Highwater Marks in Laguna, CDM
The luxury homes market—defined by real estate experts as the most expensive 5% of homes sold in a given quarter—has reached a new milestone in Orange County this year.
Applied Medical, Lugano Diamonds, PIMCO Foundation and Balenciaga were among the major sponsors of Court Appointed Special Advocates’ annual Celebration of Children: Black & White Ball on April 16 at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel in Dana Point.
Make US Listing of Elite Cities, Including Aspen
The Luxury Market Report released April 7 by Coldwell Banker Previews International found that Newport Coast and Laguna Beach experienced big increases last year in sales in the $10 million-plus category.
United Cerebral Palsy of Orange County’s annual black tie gala, Life Without Limits, was held April 2 at the Balboa Bay Resort in Newport Beach.
Executives Leverage Popular Practice to Help Them Manage Business, Personal Lives
Joe Duran, six months after discovering yoga, saw that the mindfulness and self-awareness he’d gained as a student of the practice had another benefit. That’s when it helped him maintain control during a confrontation with a colleague that could’ve gotten negative.
Foreign, Local Buyers Seek Out Safe Investments
All-cash sales for luxury properties are on the rise, according to Irvine-based CoreLogic, which provides financial, property and consumer analytics, and tracks current trends.
The JDRF Orange County Chapter’s 20th anniversary Platinum Dream Gala brought together 500 business leaders, sponsors and organization supporters to help raise more than $1.1 million for diabetes research.
Early 2016 Sales Show High-End Home Market Surge
ifty-five homes closed above the $4 million mark in the first quarter, with a week still to go at press time, bringing a total of $371.2 million.
Music and wine proved to be a perfect pairing at the ninth Pacific Coast Wine Festival benefitting Pacific Symphony.