Mark M. Sloan

Mark M. Sloan

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Managing Partner

  • Thompson & Knight LLP
    One Arts Plaza
    1722 Routh Street, Suite 1500
    Dallas, TX 75201 USA
    214.969.1574
    214.999.9143
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Mark Sloan focuses his practice primarily on various types of real estate lending transactions, real estate acquisitions, dispositions, and real estate development. He has represented lenders in virtually all types of real estate financings, including construction loans, interim bridge loans, permanent loans, mezzanine loans, conduit mortgage backed securities loans (CMBS loans), and revolving loan facilities, as well as preferred equity transactions. He has also represented various financial institutions in their capacity as both administrative agent and participant in connection with syndicated loan transactions.  Mark also has extensive experience in representing lenders in connection with workouts and foreclosures.

Mark also represents several real estate companies in connection with their acquisition, development, and operation of retail shopping centers, including the negotiation of joint venture agreements with preferred equity providers. Another major part of his practice focuses on industrial warehouse and multifamily development.

Mark is recognized by The Legal 500 US which asserts that he puts forth "maximum effort and total delivery on every occasion" and is described as "one of the best real estate attorneys available." Chambers USA 2016 praises him as “a fantastic lender’s attorney” who “really knows real estate.”

Experience

  • Representation of agent bank in $250 million syndicated loan facility on a mixed use development in Hawaii
  • Representation of agent bank in $132 million syndicated construction loan facility on a high rise residential condominium development in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Representation of agent bank in $94 million syndicated construction loan facility on an 18-story office building in the Dallas Arts District
  • Representation of agent bank in $86 million syndicated loan facility secured by 6 retail shopping centers in Texas, Oklahoma, and Alabama
  • Representation of lender in $69.6 million loan facility secured by 22 industrial warehouse properties in Texas, Georgia, Colorado, Utah, and Florida
  • Representation of lender in $66 million loan facility secured by 26 industrial warehouse properties in Texas, Florida, Georgia, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania
  • Representation of agent bank in $161 million syndicated construction loan facility on a retail shopping center in Texas, and subsequent workout of the construction loan facility
  • Representation of agent bank in a $150 million syndicated construction loan for a 22-story office building in Denver, Colorado
  • Representation of agent bank in a $100 million syndicated construction loan for a 17-story office building in Dallas, Texas
  • Representation of shopping center owner regarding the refinancing of a 1.9 million square foot shopping center in Dallas, Texas
  • Representation of shopping center owner regarding the acquisition and renovation of shopping center in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Representation of shopping center owner regarding the acquisition and financing of a 589,000 square-foot shopping center in Stafford, Texas
  • Represents regional shopping center owner in connection with acquisition, disposition, and funding of retail shopping centers in the southwest U.S. Closed transactions for the sale and acquisition of five  million square feet of retail space over the last three years
  • Represents multiple construction lenders in connection with their lending activities throughout the U.S.
  • Represents mezzanine lenders in connection with interim bridge loans, subordinate credit facilities, and equity investment transactions
  • Representation of developers in master planned single-family residential communities
  • Representation of national corporation in connection with acquisition and development of corporate headquarters facility and later sale of headquarters facility

Prior Experience

  • Audit Division, Arthur Andersen & Company, 1985-1987

Distinctions/Honors

  • The Best Lawyers In America® by Woodward/White Inc. (Real Estate Law); 2008-2018

  • Chambers USA by Chambers & Partners (Real Estate Law); 2008-2018

  • Texas Super Lawyers® by Thomson Reuters (Real Estate, Banking); 2003-2017

  • “Recommended Attorney,” The Legal 500 US by Legalease (Real Estate and Construction: Real Estate); 2015, 2017

  • Most Influential Leaders in North Texas (Law: Real Estate), D CEO The Dallas 500; 2017

  • Best Lawyers in Dallas (Real Estate), D Magazine; 2008, 2014-2018

  • Best Business Lawyers in Dallas (Commercial Real Estate), D Magazine; 2009

  • Client Choice Award (Real Estate); 2017

Activities (Memberships/Affiliations)

  • Member, American Bar Association

  • Member, Dallas Bar Association; Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Sections

  • Member, State Bar of Texas; Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Sections

  • Current President, Board of Directors, Dickinson Place Charitable Housing Corporation