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News Release: MedCraft Healthcare Real Estate and Walker & Associates Merge to Expand Healthcare Project Management Platform


Combined firms bring healthcare clients a single-source partner spanning project management, owner’s representation, financing, planning and development

MedCraft Healthcare Real Estate and Walker & Associates merge to expand healthcare management platform. Pictured left to right: Eric Carmichael, Principal, MedCraft; Kyal Klawitter, Vice President of Project Management, Walker & Associates; Keith Beneke, Principal, MedCraft; Bob Walker, Founder of Walker & Associates; Jon Lewin, Principal, MedCraft.

Minneapolis, Minn. – October 12, 2021 – MedCraft Healthcare Real Estate, a leading healthcare real estate firm that provides advisory, development and financing services to health systems and physician practices, announces that Walker & Associates, a full-service owner’s representation and project management firm specializing in healthcare, has merged with MedCraft. Both companies are based in Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN and serve healthcare organizations across the U.S.

The integration of both companies provides clients with a full continuum of services for the management, delivery and financing of healthcare facilities that can be customized to meet their specific needs. These include:
• Owner’s representation and project management
• Full turnkey development services
• Alternative and creative financing options
• Real estate and facility planning and optimization

“MedCraft and Walker & Associates share similar values and cultures as well as a passion for delivering optimally performing healthcare facilities. While routinely providing owner’s representative services on a fee-for-service basis such as our recently announced Yale-New Haven Health System collaboration in Meridan, Connecticut, the merger further strengthens our acute, specialty and senior care capabilities,” said Keith Beneke, Managing Principal, MedCraft.

Members of the combined teams average more than 25 years of healthcare project management, owner’s representation and development experience. The merger further solidifies our ability to serve clients in Minneapolis and St. Paul, the upper Midwest and in all regions of the country.

“We are thrilled to formalize our merger with MedCraft. It allows for both organizations to leverage each other’s extensive capabilities, expertise and track records. We now can provide the option of a single source to better serve our clients with their facility needs,” added Bob Walker, Founder of Walker & Associates.

About MedCraft Healthcare Real Estate, LLC

MedCraft Healthcare Real Estate is a national leader in the development, financing, and management of ambulatory care and medical office buildings. MedCraft focuses solely on healthcare real estate projects and has partnered with healthcare systems and physicians in more than 85 projects totaling $3.5 billion throughout its 37-year operating history. Visit www.MedCraft.com.

About Walker & Associates
Walker & Associates provides comprehensive and highly specialized project management services for the healthcare industry. These include strategic facilities planning and design, project management, and operationalization along with additional specialty services. It maintains offices in Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota and Austin, Texas. Visit www.walkerus.com.

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