THOUGHTFULLY DESIGNED FOR TOMORROW

About

Design-driven developments form the foundation of Slate Real Estate Partners (Slate). With a focus on key urban markets, Slate creates and develops mid-rise, high-rise and mixed-use communities that excel through intelligent blueprints and superior details. Founded by commercial real estate industry leaders, our strategic planning combined with our architectural vision generates exceptional investments of lasting value that lead to award-winning projects.

Specializing In

Four Story

Mid Rise

Podium

High Rise

Mixed Use

Our Key Strengths

Slate REP strength

FINANCIAL STRENGTH

With consistent financial backing as both a guarantee corporation and as co-investors, Slate has the ability and agility to execute and deliver developments.

Slate REP strength

LONG AND SUCCESSFUL RELATIONSHIPS

Due to our extensive backgrounds in the real estate industry, Slate leverages experiences and long-term relationships to create remarkable real estate solutions.

Slate REP strength

ICONIC PROJECTS

Slate exceeds market expectations by creating innovative and irreplaceable developments via smart design.

Slate REP strength

LEADERSHIP

As industry experts in real estate sectors of finance, acquisition and development, Slate’s team of specialists are dedicated to creating thoroughly-planned projects.

Slate REP strength

ENDURING COMMITMENT TO PROJECTS AND COMMUNITY

At Slate, we recognize our developments form a lasting impact on a community. We design our properties to blend with existing neighborhoods while simultaneously triggering improvement in the area.

OUR HISTORY BY THE NUMBERS

12,500
LUXURY APARTMENT HOMES

$2.5 BILLION
TOTAL CAPITAL DEPLOYED

725,000
SQ.FT. OF RETAIL DEVELOPMENT

50+
CONSTRUCTION LOANS

100+
LAND TRANSACTIONS OVER THE PAST 17 YEARS

17
MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENTS DESIGNED, AND MANAGED

Leadership

Slate Real Estate Partners’ founders, Ben Pisklak, Steven Webster and Mark Stevenson possess a proven track record of leadership and real estate solutions.

BEN PISKLAK

Ben Pisklak is a founding principal of Slate Real Estate Partners. In his role, Ben is responsible for all aspects of the company’s development, financing, construction and acquisition activities. Prior to founding Slate Real Estate Partners, Ben served as the Chief Investment Officer and Executive Vice President for Gables Residential, where he led all aspects of the company’s development, construction and acquisition activities.

STEVEN WEBSTER

Steven Webster is a co-partner for Slate Real Estate Partners. Mr. Webster also co-founded Avista Capital Partners in 2005, and previously served as the Chairman of Global Energy Partners, a specialty group within DLJ Merchant Banking, which sourced, executed and managed DLJMB’s energy-related investments beginning in 2000. Throughout his business career, Mr. Webster has been active in venture capital and investment activities.

MARK STEVENSON

Mark Stevenson is a founding principal of Slate Real Estate Partners. Mark’s primary role is responsibility for the company’s financing, debt placement, joint venture negotiations, acquisitions, land assemblage and development concepts. Prior to the founding of Slate Real Estate Partners, Mark has enjoyed a 35-year career in varied aspects of real estate development, investment and finance.

Additional Team Members

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JAMIE ELLIS

Jamie Ellis is the Chief Financial Officer for Slate Real Estate Partners. In her role, Jamie is responsible for all financial analysis, debt/equity structuring, underwriting and accounting. Prior to joining Slate, she spent five years with Gables Residential as part of the Capital Markets/Finance group. Jamie has over 15 years of finance experience in the real estate industry.

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AARON COULTER

Aaron Coulter is Development Director for Slate Real Estate Partners. In his role, Aaron is responsible for executing the company’s development projects from inception to stabilization. Prior to joining Slate Real Estate Partners, Aaron served as the Chief Executive Officer and Vice President for GRDM Management, where he led all aspects of the company’s development, construction and operations activities for Private Mini Storage and Quality RV Resorts.

JEFF LAHR

Jeff Lahr serves as Managing Director for Slate Real Estate Partners and is responsible for sourcing, underwriting, and executing new development opportunities in the Austin and Dallas / Ft Worth markets. Jeff’s industry experience includes the successful completion of over $500M in residential and mixed-use projects ranging from luxury high-rise, mid-rise and student housing developments to garden-style apartments and retail shopping centers.

RAY VARGAS

Ray Vargas is the Construction Director for Slate Real Estate Partners. In his role, Ray is responsible for executing the company’s strategies related to development and construction of multifamily projects. Ray has over 40 years of experience in all aspects of the real estate development and construction industry.

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JENNIFER HAWKES

Jennifer is the Director of Business Operations for Slate Real Estate Partners. In her role, she is responsible for all aspects of the company’s day to day activities, including office management, marketing, accounts payable/receivable and job cost accounting. Jennifer also supports the development group, providing assistance in due diligence activities, consultant scheduling, contract administration, permitting and interior design.

Developments

The latest updates on Slate Real Estate Partners and new developments

Barryknoll Lane Apartments

Barryknoll Lane Apartments


Houston, TX

328 Units

Opening Fall 2018

City Place Apartments

City Place Apartments


Conroe, TX

264 Units

Opening Spring 2019

Cedar Park Apartments

Cedar Park Apartments


Cedar Park, TX

344 Units

Opening Fall 2018

West Austin Apartments

West Austin Apartments


Austin, TX

281 Units

Opening Early 2019

Contact Us

Slate Real Estate Partners

9811 Katy Freeway, Suite 925
Houston, Texas 77024

713.491.2860