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Transwestern represented the ownership of 191 N. Wacker Dr. in Chicago's West Loop on two leasing transactions with law firm tenants

Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Adds Behavioral Healthcare Group 

Chicago-based Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors is launching a Behavioral Healthcare advisory group to join its existing offerings of seniors housing and care, medical office and capital markets. Industry veteran Andrew Sfreddo will serve as head of behavioral healthcare, and fellow behavioral healthcare real estate veteran Shane Harmon will serve as senior director. 

In 2020, behavioral healthcare accounted for $90.5 billion of U.S. market value and is on track to reach $132.4 billion by 2027, a 5.3% compound annual growth rate. Blueprint attributes the rapid growth to increased state and federal funding and legislative efforts for mental healthcare services in the U.S. 

“We are at a pivotal moment where we’re seeing a culmination of factors rapidly increase the need for behavioral healthcare facilities and operations throughout the U.S.,” said Sfreddo. “Our expansion will support government efforts and provide patients and providers access to high-quality behavioral healthcare centers across the country.”

Pictured: Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors headquarters in Chicago’s West Loop.


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Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate's Sfreddo

About Paul Bubny

Paul Bubny serves as Senior Content Director for Connect Commercial Real Estate, a role to which he brings 13-plus years’ experience covering the commercial real estate industry and 30-plus years in business-to-business journalism. In this capacity, he oversees daily operations while also reporting on both local/regional markets and national trends, covering individual transactions across all property types, as well as delving into broader subject matter. He produces 15-20 daily news stories per day and works with the Connect team and clients to develop longer-form content, ranging from Q&As to thought-leadership pieces. Prior to joining Connect, Paul was Managing Editor for both Real Estate Forum and at American Lawyer Media, where he oversaw operations at both publications while also producing daily news and feature-length articles. His tenure in B2B publishing stretches back into the print era, and he has served as Editor in Chief on four national trade publications. Since 1999, Paul has volunteered as the newsletter editor of passenger rail advocacy groups (one national, one local).

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