Mark E. Vandermeulen

Mark is a partner in CWRO. He has experience representing clients in various phases of commercial real estate transactions, including acquisition, development, leasing and disposition.

Mark has represented a variety of clients in the multifamily, retail, office, industrial, and restaurant arenas.

Recent transactions include representations of:

  • New York based institutional private equity investment firm in connection with the acquisition, development and operation of numerous multi-family use properties throughout Texas and New Mexico.
    Regional private equity group and restaurant franchisee in the acquisition and development of restaurant properties along IH-35 corridor.
    Regional credit union in acquisition and development of new branch locations.
    Private investor in the acquisition, leasing and management of a retail shopping center in Travis County, Texas.
    Developer in the acquisition and financing of an office and industrial building in San Antonio, Texas.
    Owner in the disposition of approximately 70 acres of land in Dallas County, Texas to an institutional developer.
    Landlords in the negotiation of retail, office, and industrial leases and subleases.
    Special servicer in the negotiation of management and lease listing agreements in connection with the ownership of office and retail post-foreclosure REO assets, and the subsequent leasing of same.

    • Published Articles

      Casenote: The Texas Supreme Court Holds Hydraulic Fracturing Trespass Claim is Precluded by the Rule of Capture, 62 SMU L. RE V. 835 (Spring 2009)

      EB-5 – A Call to Foreign Investors From U.S. Developers and Business Owners, Real Estate Law360 (April 13, 2012).


      Mark enjoys spending his time away from work with his family, camping, watching college football, and playing soccer. Mark is an avid film buff and music enthusiast.

Mark E. Vandermeulen

2301 S. Capital of Texas Hwy
Bldg J-102
Austin, Texas 78746

Email: mvandermeulen@cwrolaw.com
Direct Phone:  512-306-7261
Fax:  888-336-3999 (toll-free)


J.D., Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, Dallas, Texas, 2010, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif.

B.S., Radio-Television-Film (Intensive Production Sequence), The University of Texas, 2000.


State Bar of Texas

Austin Bar Association (Real Estate Section Board of Directors 2017 – Present)

Expert in Texas Commercial Real Estate Law

National law firm quality work
Reasonable fees
Personal attention to every matter

Over a century of cumulative real estate law experience