Grace Hill, a talent and customer management services provider for commercial and multi-family real estate and a portfolio company of Aurora Capital Partners, has acquired Edge2Learn, an e-learning company offering training and policy management services in the multi-family industry,and Ellis Partners in Management Solutions, a provider of mystery shopping and resident and employee survey services.

Edge2Learn and Ellis provide e-learning as well as policy, survey, mystery shopping and data-driven insights to help property owners and operators retain talent and improve property operating and financial performance. The companies have established over 600 online training courses that serve multi-family rental communities, including conventional, affordable, student and senior markets. Together, the combined company aims to provide an employee and property intelligence platform.

“Edge2Learn and Ellis share our commitment to developing best-in-class training, mystery shopping and management solutions to help leading real estate operators and owners increase property performance, reduce operating risk and grow and develop employees,” comments Kendall Pretzer, CEO of Grace Hill.  “By bringing our resources together, we will create a clear leader in the industry, enabling us to further deliver on our mission to improve employee performance and development while delivering important insights to owners and operators.”