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Mark E. Bishop

Biography

Mark E. Bishop is board certified in commercial real estate law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. His experience includes the negotiation, due diligence review, documentation and closing of sophisticated real estate transactions, including the acquisition and disposition of office buildings, hotels, commercial tracts, ranch land and multi-family properties. Mr. Bishop also has represented a national retailer in multi-state land acquisitions and development work; negotiated and closed sale/leaseback transactions for a national retail client; negotiated office and retail leases for landlords and tenants; and represented developers in the acquisition, leasing and management of shopping centers and mixed-use projects.

Experience and highlights
  • Provided legal services for the development of a mixed-use project containing approximately 446,000 square feet of retail, restaurant, and residential space located in the uptown area of Dallas, Texas
  • Provided legal services for the acquisition of package distribution centers in Texas and Oklahoma for a national real estate investment trust
  • Provided legal services for the acquisition, development, and sale of a $34.1 million retail shopping center located in a suburb of Jackson, Mississippi
  • Provided legal services for the sale of a $125 million office building in downtown Dallas, Texas
  • Provided legal services for the initial lease-up of approximately 315,000 square feet of office and retail space for a 40 acre mixed-used development located in the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area
  • Provided legal services for the development of a mixed-used project containing approximately 130,854 square feet of retail, restaurant, and residential space located in the uptown area of Dallas, Texas
  • Provided legal services for new leases and renewals within an office building containing approximately 480,500 square feet of rentable area located in downtown Nashville, Tennessee
  • Provided legal services for the acquisition and development of a mixed-use project containing approximately 64 acres of land located in north Fort Worth, Texas
Affiliations and honors
  • Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Tarrant County Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Board Certified, Commercial Real Estate Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • Top Attorney in Real Estate Law, 360 West magazine, 2017-2018
  • Top Attorney, Fort Worth, Texas magazine, 2010, 2012-2018
Education
  • Baylor University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1987
    • Phi Delta Phi
    • Omicron Delta Kappa
    • Aplha Chi
  • Baylor University, B.B.A., magna cum laude, 1985
Admissions
  • State Bar of Texas, 1987
Speeches & Publications
  • Instructor, "Landlord/Tenant Issues," 2011 Texas College for Judicial Studies, Austin, Texas, April 15, 2011
  • Speaker, "Rural Land Issues", Tarrant County Bar Association Real Estate Section Luncheon, July 20, 2010
  • Instructor, "Landlord/Tenant Issues," 2007 Texas College for Judicial Studies, Austin, Texas, April 27, 2007

Mark E. Bishop

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Licenses

State Bar of Texas