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Paul A. Martin
Paul A. Martin
Partner — Real Estate
Partner — Real Estate

Paul A. Martin

Paul A. Martin

Trammell Crow Center
2001 Ross Avenue
Suite 3900
Dallas, Texas 75201

Paul A. Martin

Experience Highlights

  • Spear Street Capital in its acquisition of 500 West Monroe, a 966,924 square foot, 46-floor, Class A multi-tenant office building at the corner of Canal Street and Monroe Street in downtown Chicago, Illinois

  • Represent institutional investor in the leaseback of three major corporate office hubs in three metropolitan areas with an aggregate value of $2.5 billion

  • Acquisition of 1 AT&T Plaza, a 37-floor office building located in downtown Dallas, Texas

  • Commonwealth Partners LLC, a private equity fund, in the $305 million acquisition of the office building known as 1888 Century Park East, a 20-story, 500,000-square-foot office tower located in the Century City submarket of Los Angeles, California

  • 7-Eleven in the relocation of its corporate headquarters from One Arts Plaza in the Dallas Arts District to the new Cypress Waters Development in Irving, Texas, which involved drafting and negotiating a 325,000-square-foot single tenant build-to-suit lease, negotiating of documents relating to economic incentives from the City of Irving, and drafting and negotiating of other lease-related documents relating to both the One Arts Plaza lease and the Cypress Waters lease

  • Spear Street Capital, LLC in its $135 million acquisition of a four-building office complex totaling approximately 800,000 square feet in Richardson, Texas, commonly known as Galatyn Park

  • Commonwealth Partners LLC, a private equity fund, in acquisition of entities, including a REIT, ultimately owning the three-building office park known as Sunnyvale Office Park in Sunnyvale, California

  • An international accounting firm in the acquisition of real property for and development of a $300 million state-of-the-art learning and leadership development center

  • A landlord in a $116 million three-way transaction where the original tenant assigned three whole-building leases to Google, as new tenant, then subleased one of the buildings back

  • A real estate investment group in its acquisition of the office building known as Marathon Oil Tower, a 41-story, 1.2 million-square-foot office tower located in the Galleria submarket of suburban Houston, Texas

  • A developer in connection with lot development projects, including acquisitions, financings, and dispositions

  • A private equity fund in redevelopment and lease-up of a 1,350,000-square-foot office tower in downtown Dallas, Texas

  • A nationwide developer and owner of park and fly facilities in several states

  • A private equity firm in the $44.75 million purchase of an office complex in Dallas, Texas

  • AT Industrial Owner Acquisition LLC in numerous leases of industrial space totaling over 10 million square feet


  • The University of Texas School of Law, J.D. with honors, 1991
  • Stanford University, B.A. with highest honors, 1988
  • Chambers USA, Real Estate (Texas), 2006–2023
  • Legal 500 U.S., Real Estate, 2016–2023
  • The Best Lawyers in America© (BL Rankings, LLC), Real Estate Law (Dallas), 2005−2018; 2020–2024
  • D Magazine, “The Best Lawyers in Dallas,” Commercial Real Estate Law, 2007 and 2013
  • Selected to the Texas Super Lawyers list, Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), 2006−2020
  • Who’s Who Legal: Texas (Law Business Research Ltd.), Real Estate Law, 2007−2008
  • Named to the Texas Rising Stars list, Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), 2004−2005
  • D Magazine, “Best Lawyers Under 40,” Real Estate and Finance Law, 2002
  • Archon Group Accolade Award, Outstanding Legal Representation, 2003
  • Member: American Bar Association; Real Property, Probate, and Trust Section, Texas Bar Association and Dallas Bar Association
  • Actively involved in providing pro bono legal services to various recipients
  • Texas