EL MONTE AND LOMITA, CALIF. — Grubb & Ellis Healthcare REIT Inc. has closed its Senior Care Portfolio 1 with the acquisition of two skilled nursing facilities in California. Located at 11900 Ramona Blvd. in El Monte and 1955 Lomita Rd. in Lomita, each property is a single-story skilled nursing facility. The two facilities total approximately 71,000 square feet of gross leaseable space and 219 patient beds. Additionally, the properties are 100 percent leased to North American Healthcare. HCP Inc. sold the properties for an undisclosed price. Grubb & Ellis Healthcare REIT financed the acquisition through an unsecured note from an affiliate and cash on hand. The portfolio comprises six properties: the two recent California acquisitions and four properties in Texas, which were acquired in March.