IRVINE, CA—Adapting space design to a user’s particular culture is enabling hybrids of traditional office and creative space that meet the needs of each company, Shay Hughes, COO of real estate firm Hughes Marino Inc., tells While creative space is all the rage in the office arena, totally open floor plans don’t work for every company in every industry.

As reported last week, Hughes Marino has completed its own creative-office space at 2 Park Plaza, Suite 750, here. The space is the firm’s unique version of the creative-office concept, which strives for the right balance between traditional private offices and public space. has learned that Gensler was the architect and Howard Building Corp. the general contractor for the project.

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