Mark B. Arnold

Contact Information


600 Travis
Suite 4200
Houston, TX 77002
P: +1.713.220.3938
F: +1.713.220.4285

Mark B. Arnold


Houston Office
600 Travis
Suite 4200
Houston, TX 77002
P: +1.713.220.3938
F: +1.713.220.4285

Mark is co-lead of the firm's P3 practice group and practices in the area of public law and real estate. His work includes all facets of commercial real estate and construction practice, with an emphasis on the development, construction, leasing, and public and private financing of public projects such as sports, recreation and entertainment facilities, convention centers, hotels and educational facilities. He also advises clients in structuring and implementing creative economic development techniques such as Chapter 380/381 grants, 4A/4B financings, tax increment financing and tax abatements.

Mark also has extensive experience in the leasing, acquisition, development, financing and rehabilitation of hotels, multifamily projects, restaurant sites and shopping centers.

Representative Experience

  • Represented Landry’s Restaurants, Inc. in connection with the acquisition of the Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas and Laughlin, Nevada, the acquisition of the Trump Marina Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, the acquisition of the Isle of Capri Hotel and Casino in Biloxi, Mississippi, and the acquisition of the Golden Nugget Lake Charles Casino and Resort
  • Represented the Harris County-Houston Sports Authority in connection with the development of Minute Maid Park, Reliant Stadium, Toyota Center and Dynamo Stadium, each in Houston, Texas
  • Represented the City of Sugar Land, Texas in connection with the development of a minor league baseball stadium and a 6,500-seat performing arts center
  • Represented the City of Cedar Park, Texas in connection with the development of the Cedar Park Event Center in partnership with the Dallas Stars
  • Represented the developer in connection with the development of the Grand Hyatt Convention Center Hotel in San Antonio, Texas and the related Alteza Residential Condominiums


In The News


Speaker University of Houston Law Center | Life after the World Series: Impacts on Houston and the Greater Community (2017)

Panelist - "Special Districts and Economic Development," 2013 Bond Buyer Conference, Austin, Texas (2013)

Panelist - "A Different Approach to Economic Development in Texas," 2012 Bond Buyer Conference, Austin, Texas (2012)

Speaker/Author - "Survey Checklist: A Guide for Reviewing Surveys," Thirteenth Annual South Texas College of Law Real Estate Law Conference (1997)

Co-Author - "Letters of Intent and Other Preliminary Agreements Involving Real Property," Third Annual State Bar of Texas Advanced Real Estate Drafting Course (1992)

Professional Recognition