IRVINE, CA—Publicly traded US healthcare REITs ranked third behind retail and specialty REITs in 2014, and sales of medical-office buildings continue to rise exponentially, Newmark Grubb Knight Frank‘s executive managing director, global healthcare services, Garth Hogan tells Following the release of the firm’s healthcare real estate survey, which was released at the recent BOMA MOB & Healthcare Facilities Conference in Cleveland, we spoke with Hogan about the report’s major takeaways and the trends he is seeing in healthcare real estate.