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Laurie Schultz

Principal & Co-Founder | Avenue

Laurie Schultz

Laurie Schultz is Principal and Co-Founder of Avenue Development, a full-service real estate development and advisory company focused on innovative solutions for wellness centered healthcare, post-acute and senior living properties.

Laurie has a true passion for developing innovative strategies with partners to create efficient models for healthcare real estate that are reflective of the rapidly changing care delivery models in the medical field, senior housing, and skilled nursing industries.

With a diverse development background, Laurie has spent her career balancing real estate investments with forward thinking healthcare trends. Prior to co-founding Avenue, she developed projects in medical ambulatory care, post-acute rehabilitation, seniors housing and market rate apartments exceeding $1.15 billion in value. Ms. Schultz has an extensive background in advising healthcare systems and physician

providers nationally to strategically expand. She led a development team for the western half of the country for the largest skilled nursing development company in the nation focusing on short-term stay rehabilitation properties. Laurie has also developed 3,000+ units of market-rate, Class A apartments and senior communities, and directed development for one of the country’s largest and most respected privately held apartment management and development firms, producing over $150 million of expansion across the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions.

Laurie is a licensed Indiana Managing Broker with a CCIM Designation and is the Indiana CCIM Chapter Past-President 2018. She was selected as Senior Housing News’ Leaders to Watch in 2022 and Beyond and is frequently invited to speak at conferences and podcasts including Interface Active Adult and the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC). Laurie graduated with cum laude honors from Butler University and is an active alumnus from the Lacy School of Business along with various other philanthropic organizations. She lives in North Carolina with her husband and young son.

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