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Robert "Chip" K. Sugg

fax +1 210.258.2748

Chip Sugg assists clients in the acquisition, disposition, leasing, development, and financing of real property.

Chip handles transactional real estate matters including the leasing, sale, acquisition, financing, and development of office, multi-family, retail, hotel, medical, industrial, and mixed-use projects. He represents clients ranging in size from publicly traded companies with international holdings to individual investors and entrepreneurs. He also counsels clients with respect to formation and capitalization issues, operating issues, acquisitions, financing, and succession planning. Chip also has experience in business reorganization and bankruptcy law and advises clients on restructuring and workouts of troubled loans.


J.D., St. Mary's University School of Law, San Antonio, Texas, 2007
B.A., Angelo State University, San Angelo, Texas, 2000


Named among Best Lawyers in America – Real Estate Law (2019-2023)

Named among the Best Lawyers in Real Estate Transactions by San Antonio Scene Magazine (2015)


State Bar of Texas, Bankruptcy Section, Young Lawyers Leadership Committee

San Antonio Bar Association, Member

San Antonio Bankruptcy Bar Association, Member

San Antonio Young Lawyers, Member

Urban Land Institute, San Antonio, Member

San Antonio Sports Hall of Fame, Executive Board of Directors

International Council of Shopping Centers, Member

Leadership San Antonio, Class 41, Graduate (2016)

North Chamber of Commerce Leadership Lab, Graduate (2010)

Real Estate Council of San Antonio Leadership Program, Graduate (2009)

State Bar Licenses


Court Admissions

U.S. District Ct., S.D. of Texas
U.S. District Ct., W.D. of Texas
  • Represented client in the acquisition, financing, and later with the disposition of 12 skilled nursing facilities
  • Represented Borrower in connection with a $38,000,000 operating loan secured by multiple pieces of real property
  • Represented client in the disposition of 27 convenience stores located throughout Texas
  • Represented public housing authority with respect to various multi-family developments
  • Represented public traded company in the relocation of its corporate headquarters
  • Represented clients in both the sale and purchase of multiple multi-family properties ranging in price from $4 million to $50 million
  • Represented client in the acquisition of multiple hotel properties throughout the US
  • Represented a quick service restraint franchisee in the acquisition, financing, development, and construction of numerous restaurants throughout Texas
  • Represented Lender in the sale and leaseback of 23 private county clubs
  • Represented home builder with the purchase of more than 400 lots throughout Texas
  • Extensive experience representing both Sellers and Buyer of large fam and ranch properties
  • Represented the largest shareholder of company in the disposition of hotel portfolio with hotel properties located throughout the United States
  • Represented a publicly traded Japanese corporation in the acquisition of a parcel of land for the development of a large manufacturing facility
  • Represented large financial institution in the acquisition of property for the construction of a corporate campus
  • Represented landlord in numerous leases for industrial spaces totaling over 350,000 square foot
  • Represented landowner in the sale of large property to national developer and the development a frontage road, entrance ramp, and an exit ramp adjacent to the property
  • Represented three undivided interest holders in the sale of a $27 million ranch property