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Howard Brown Health Selects Inland National Development Company, LLC to Build State-of-the-Art Healthcare Center in ChicagoJanuary 06, 2021
Oak Brook, Ill. – Inland National Development Company, LLC (“INDC”) is pleased to announce that Howard Brown Health, Chicago’s premier lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (“LGBTQ”) healthcare organization, selected INDC to develop their newest healthcare center in Chicago’s Northalsted neighborhood (formerly known as Boystown).
“The selection of Inland is the culmination of a three-year site selection process,” said Daniel Nack, principal of VCRE. Howard Brown Health was represented by VCRE, who managed a competitive RFP process for this project.
Howard Brown Health plans to build a five-story, 71,000-square-foot healthcare center located at 3501 North Halsted. The medical facility will offer a full range of services, including medical and dental clinics, pharmacy, behavioral health, administrative offices and ground floor retail. Nearly 30 parking and bicycle spaces are also included in the plans.
“INDC competed in a comprehensive RFP process, managed by VCRE, and we are thrilled to announce that INDC was selected to bring our vision for Northalsted’s LGBTQ community to life,” said president and CEO of Howard Brown Health, David Ernesto Munar. “We are confident that INDC’s diverse commercial real estate knowledge, national development expertise, 50-plus year proven track record and local Chicago roots will complement Howard Brown’s mission and we look forward to this being the first of many projects to come with INDC.”
Howard Brown Health was founded in 1974 and is now one of the nation’s largest LGBTQ nonprofit healthcare organizations. Howard Brown Health serves more than 35,000 adults and youth annually and currently has 11 clinics across Chicago’s neighborhoods.
“We are honored to have been chosen by Howard Brown Health to develop one of the nation’s largest LGBTQ healthcare centers,” said Anthony Casaccio, president and CEO of Inland National Development Corporation. “We look forward to working with Howard Brown Health on the Northalsted project to deliver their mission to eliminate the disparities in healthcare experienced by the LGBTQ community through research, education and the provision of services that promote health and wellness.”
About Inland National Development Company, LLC
Inland National Development Company, LLC (INDC) is a developer of residential, multifamily, hospitality, retail and senior housing properties. INDC is part of The Inland Real Estate Group of Companies, Inc., one of the nation’s largest commercial real estate and finance groups, which is comprised of independent legal entities, some of which may be affiliates, share some common ownership or have been sponsored and managed by such entities or subsidiaries thereof (collectively “Inland”). Inland has been creating, developing and supporting real estate-related companies for more than 50 years. For more information, visit www.inlandgroup.com/indc.
VCRE, LLC is a boutique real estate firm founded by William Tom and Daniel Nack. The firm serves a select clientele with flexibility and value that only a smaller firm can provide. The firm’s bedrock philosophy strives to fully understand their clients’ needs and provide tenacious conflict-free representation. Managing Principal William Tom is a Vietnam War veteran and the son of a Flying Tiger. As a veteran-owned and minority-owned company, VCRE leverages its extensive national experience to provide services to corporate clients and the public sector. For more information, visit www.vetcre.com.
About Howard Brown Health
Howard Brown Health exists to eliminate the disparities in healthcare experienced by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people through research, education and the provision of services that promote health and wellness. Howard Brown is the largest LGBTQ organization in the Midwest, providing primary and specialty healthcare, social services, and infectious disease screenings to more than 35,000 people each year. In response to the pandemic, Howard Brown has limited services to 8 of its 11 clinic locations and launched telephone and video options for patients to access care via telehealth. Learn more at www.howardbrown.org.