Every four years, Palm Springs Life asks the community to nominate outstanding young leaders and professionals to the magazine’s prestigious 40 Under 40. From more than 100 nominations, our selection panel chose individuals who make a positive impact on our desert communities, offering their expertise and service at the highest levels, both professionally and philanthropically. This video series highlights our 2022 honorees.
Amirah Halum | Broker Associate, Halum Real Estate Group
Amirah Halum mentors a team of hard-working agents, driving around $40 million in home sales per year for Halum Real Estate Group.
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Random Facts About Palm Springs
Palm Springs is a vibrant desert oasis with a lot to offer. Its climate is ideal for outdoor sports, and you can even go rock climbing in the nearby mountains. The area is also a great place for a day of golf or horseback riding through the desert. Golf courses and tennis courts are also plentiful, and the area is also home to several swimming pools.
Downtown Palm Springs has many places to shop, including a Thursday night market. You can also check out the indoor and outdoor malls. Both the outdoor and indoor malls have a number of different stores and CineMark Theaters. There are also several boutiques and designer stores on the main shopping street. Palm trees, outdoor art and public art can make shopping in Palm Springs a pleasurable experience.
Intimate hotels are also popular in Palm Springs, and are often architecturally significant. They offer a unique experience and contribute to the local economy. Many are clothing-optional, and a handful are even pet-friendly. Some hotels even offer day passes for other hotels. Whether you’re on a budget or looking for a luxurious vacation, there’s a Palm Springs hotel for you.
Palm Springs was originally a swimming and tennis destination, and it became a renowned tourist destination in the early 1900s. Old Hollywood stars began relocating here to avoid the hustle and bustle of the city. In the 1930s, Palm Springs was the premier desert vacation spot for Hollywood stars, beating out Las Vegas. In the 1960s, the Rat Pack began frequenting the nightclubs in Palm Springs. Today, celebrities such as Leo DiCaprio own extravagant homes here.