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Advisory Firm Marks 5 Years’ Success in Seniors Niche

Chicago-based Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors celebrates its fifth anniversary this month with a specialty in seniors housing and healthcare real estate sector. During this time, the firm has structured over 200 transactions with an aggregate sale value of over $3.5 billion.

Founding partners Christopher Hyldahl, Ben Firestone and Jacob Gehl launched the company in 2013, with the goal of offering a full spectrum of advisory services including investment sales, capital solutions and consulting to provide creative solutions to the most pressing needs of capital providers and operators.

“In five short years, Blueprint has become an organization known for delivering impressive results for both regional owner-operators and national investors on assignments ranging from single-asset transactions to large, highly-complex portfolios,” said president and CEO Torey Riso.

To commemorate this anniversary, Blueprint will contribute to the Alzheimer’s Association and participate in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Chicago on Oct. 28.

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