Established in 1985, HCP Inc. is a real estate investment trust. Based in Long Beach, Calif., the company specializes in acquiring, developing, leasing and managing health care real estate properties. Its portfolio includes investments in the following five health care segments: senior housing, life science, medical office, post-acute/skilled nursing and hospital. The firm also provides mortgage and other financing to health care providers. Moreover, HCP Inc. specializes in properties under lease, debt investment, development, redevelopment and investment management.