Focus Healthcare Partners has announced the closing of its first discretionary private equity fund with $312 million.

Focus Senior Housing Fund I LP will target senior housing properties across the continental United States. It expects to invest approximately $900 million into senior housing assets over the next several years.

Focus, based in Chicago, is real estate investment firm that targets the North American healthcare real estate sector. The firm primarily makes direct equity, mezzanine debt and preferred equity investments in senior housing, skilled nursing, medical office and other specialty healthcare properties.