Tag: Orange County

Real Estate

LEAGUE OF HER OWN

She has $1.65 billion in residential real estate sales, sets sales records in coastal OC, and is the number-one agent in Shady Canyon. But for Jacqueline Thompson, professional success is only part of the story.  BLUE DOOR MAGAZINE: What are the secrets to your success?  Jacqueline Thompson: I build relationships and don’t merely sell homes. Therein lies a huge difference. My clients know I am their biggest advocate and am there at a moment’s notice […]

Design

DYNAMIC DUO OF DESIGN

Two all-time icons of OC’s stylish social set join forces, upping the aesthetic ante in the interior design and real estate industries.  By Kedric Francis | Photos by Brett Hillyard After 20 years of friendship, Robin Weller and Lisa Heil have debuted an interior design firm and retail space. What do the OC design and real estate industries get when two of the most stylish, talented, fashionable, and photographed women of the past decade or […]

Architecture, Real Estate

CUT ABOVE

Mark and Bryan Burkhart work with a powerhouse home team to build a new breed of spec home in Newport Heights By Alexandria Abramian The timeline was exceptional by pre-pandemic standards. Now, it’s the stuff of home building dreams. But Bryan and Mark Burkhart, founders and principals of Newport Beach-based build company Burkhart Brothers, were determined to build an exceptional spec home in record time in 2019. And they wanted to do so without cutting […]

Architecture

ICONIC OC: LOVELL BEACH HOUSE

What are the most important buildings in Orange County—the most architecturally significant, the most beautiful? What built spaces and public places make us unique? These are the questions Blue Door Magazine will address (with the aid of experts, architects, authors, and our members) in coming months as we explore Iconic OC. Photos by Marvin Rand | Drawings by Stanley A. Westfall | Photos and architectural drawings from Historic American Buildings Survey, 1968 Designed by Rudolph […]