HOBART, IND. — Franciscan Alliance Inc. has acquired a 35,000-square-foot former hospital in Hobart, about 40 miles southeast of Chicago. The purchase price was not disclosed. Most recently known as Hind General Hospital, the single-story building has been vacant since 2014. The property is situated on 17 acres at the corner of 61st and Lake Park avenues. Michael Siwietz and Jeff Bennett of McColly Bennett and Steve Malley of Lee & Associates brokered the sale on behalf of ownership, Hanmi Bank. Ken Catellier of Tonn and Blank Construction Inc. represented Franciscan Alliance, which is a 14-hospital health system that includes clinics, home health services and doctors serving Indiana and Illinois.