MANAMA, Bahrain, November 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Arcapita, the global investment management firm, announced today that it has acquired a privately-held portfolio of three senior living communities for a total transaction value of approximately $110 million in the metropolitan areas surrounding Washington D.C. and Atlanta. The properties will be managed by an affiliate of The Arbor Company, an experienced manager specializing in this sector. The transaction follows Arcapita's acquisition of three senior living communities for a total transaction value of approximately $87 million in Colorado earlier this year, building an approximately $200 million portfolio in the senior living sector in the United States. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20161122/441992 ) The senior living sector is a strategic focus for Arcapita given its long-term investment return potential. In addition, Arcapita's management team has significant experience in the sector, having previously acquired, managed and exited from a series of senior living investments with a total transaction value in excess of $1.7 billion in the United States and United Kingdom. Arcapita's current US Senior Living portfolio now consists of six independent living, assisted living and memory care communities offering a total of 506 units in the metropolitan areas surrounding Washington D.C., Atlanta, Denver and Colorado Springs. The properties are located in affluent suburbs of major US cities and are located in some of the largest and most economically attractive cities in the United States.