OCBJ SPECIAL REPORTS

Alteryx Culture Stays The Course Over Years

TECHNOLOGY: $6.8B with mantra: work hard, play hardAt Alteryx Inc. they throw parties—birthdays, company milestones, Halloween, and Christmas.

Flexible Workspace, the New Paradigm

Workspace needs can shift unexpectedly for ambitious entrepreneurs and high-growth small businesses.

Adding Coworking Energy, Value to an Office

Property owners across the nation are considering how coworking tenants fit within their assets and overall portfolio.

OC’s Coworking Surge: Approaching 2M SF

Premier Workspaces Retains Top Spot, for Now

WeWork’s recently filed plans for an initial public offering—one that values the company at nearly $47 billion—has all eyes on coworking; but the spotlight on the shared space office sector has been on—and getting brighter—for years.

New Shared Space Names

Four new coworking operators opened in Orange County this year, bringing the total company count represented on the second edition of the Business Journal’s shared space providers list to 28.

Startup Tenants: From Garages to Bank Vaults

As it turns out, garages are no longer the standard office set up for startups.

Q&A: Thoughts from the Top

Premier Workspaces CEO Sees Consolidation, Operators Failing

Premier Workspaces once again ranks No. 1 among shared space providers in Orange County, with nearly half a million square feet of office space at various area locations.

Allergan in Play, Again

HEALTHCARE: Fourth attempted sale since ’14

Allergan PLC’s presence in Orange County is again under the microscope as the longtime local drugmaker, which keeps significant but shrinking operations in Irvine, is set to be bought by fellow big pharma firm AbbVie Inc. in Chicago.

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He Writes the Songs

Cigna Boss Side Hustle: Crooner

It can’t be accidental Gene Rapisardi’s last name sounds so much like “rhapsody” or, for that matter, that Cigna Corp.’s logo is so very blue.

Medical Insurers Stable

2.3 Million Enrollees Combineda

Health maintenance and preferred provider organizations for medical care—HMOs and PPOs—show an uncanny membership stability year-over-year.

Dental Insurers: Holding Steady

Some Show Good-Sized Gains

It could be said Orange County cares about the face.

Socialized Media Medicine

DevicePharm Creativity Anchors New Firm AI

A national merger in the works for several months is ready for its close-up, including a prominent role for one of Orange County’s better-known medical device marketers.

Orange Curtain: Local Wealth Defies Global Dip

ECONOMY: 46 with $500M+; 25 Billionaires

Have you heard that it’s a tough time for the richest of the rich?

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OC's Wealthiest 2019

THE MONEY: The country’s wealthiest real estate owner. Heads Orange County’s dominant real estate company, with one of the largest portfolios of apartments and offices in California, among other notable holdings.

Office Is Where the Design Is

How WATG Draws Its Own Space

Dentists get cavities, developers buy houses; how do designers execute on their own plans—and spend their money?

A Leap Got Them Second Looks

Designing Couple on Restaurants, $23M Westin Long Beach Redraw

Conventional wisdom says “look before you leap.”

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