Orange County Business Journal

Kim Haman is a columnist. She can be reached at or

Recent Stories


Bank of America, Charter/Spectrum, Albers Consulting, WealthWise Financial Services, Wells Fargo and other leading Orange County businesses joined forces to sponsor Orange County United Way’s 14th annual Women’s Philanthropy Fund Breakfast.

By Kim Haman June 26, 2017 midnight share »

92657 Zip Code Boasts Most 2017 Luxury Sales So Far

Newport Beach has enjoyed a strong year so far in luxury sales, leading the coastal market in transactions that closed above the $4 million mark.

By Kim Haman June 19, 2017 midnight share »


More than 430 guests roared their way back to the Jazz Age for a night of flappers and speakeasies to celebrate Pacific Symphony’s gala.

By Kim Haman June 12, 2017 midnight share »


The 2017 Men of Character Dinner was held on April 20 at the Irvine Marriott by the Boy Scouts of America, Orange County Council.

By Kim Haman May 29, 2017 midnight share »

Affluent Buyers Have Wealth of Choices This Spring

Orange County’s active high-end home market inventory is on the rise, with 38 new listings above $4 million added to the Multiple Listing Service in the first 10 days of May.

By Kim Haman May 22, 2017 midnight share »


United Cerebral Palsy of Orange County raised $450,000 at the annual Life Without Limits fundraising gala on April 22 at the Balboa Bay Resort in Newport Beach.

By Kim Haman May 15, 2017 midnight share »

Tech Changes Way Luxury Real Estate Marketed

As high-end homebuyers become more global, luxury real estate professionals are leveraging technology to create connections with potential clients all over the world.

By Kim Haman May 8, 2017 midnight share »


The ninth Annual Leaders for Philanthropy Night was held on April 6 at the Shea Center for Therapeutic Riding in San Juan Capistrano.

By Kim Haman May 1, 2017 midnight share »

Could Interest Rate Increases Affect OC’s Market?

The historically low 3.5% interest rates that the country enjoyed between 2013 and the end of last year couldn’t last forever.

By Kim Haman April 24, 2017 midnight share »


City of Hope hosted its third annual Let’s Be Frank About Cancer Gala on March 11 at the Balboa Bay Resort. More than 400 guests attended the fundraiser, which raised more than $713,000.

By Kim Haman April 17, 2017 midnight share »

More stories