Katie Murar

Staff Reporter

Email: murar@ocbj.com
Phone: 949-833-8373

Recent Stories

COVID Causes JWA Decline

Traffic down 90% in last two weeks

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711 Coronavirus Cases

No new deaths reported Friday

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Disney to Furlough Staff

Nonessential workers move begins April 19

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Samuelis Will Pay Arena, Ducks Staff

2,100 part-timers guaranteed checks through June

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Disney, Hotels Donate Supplies; City Delivers

City of Anaheim quarterbacks donations

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Midday Stock Roundup

Impac Mortgage suspends lending

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UCI Housing Operator Axes Fees for Students

School Will Cover Lease Termination Costs

The largest operator of student housing at University of California-Irvine is letting tenants there get out of their lease without penalty, according to news reports.

Billions in Losses For Tourism Sector

HOSPITALITY: JW Marriott delayed; some 50 hotels closed

Occupancy levels across numerous Orange County hotels have sunk to single-digits as a result of travel restrictions, causing many to temporarily shutter their doors to save on operating costs.

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OC Hotel Investments Expected to Take Hit

REAL ESTATE: Sale of Montage, Ritz-Carlton in flux

As Orange County loses its visitor pool, a base that averages north of 4 million tourists per month, it’s also losing a pool of investors as dealmaking comes to a halt.

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Irvine Co. Provides Rent Flexibility

Programs for Residential, Commercial Tenants

Orange County’s largest real estate owner adjusted its business model for residential and commercial properties in response to coronavirus concerns.

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