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About Brock

Brock Bailey, managing partner of Bracewell’s Dallas office, represents and counsels developers, borrowers, owners and lenders in the acquisition, development, financing and divestiture of large commercial and industrial projects. His experience in the real estate industry includes office, industrial, multifamily, mixed use and retail real estate projects. He counsels clients on all aspects of real estate development, zoning and land use, project finance and infrastructure development, as well as construction, leasing, acquisition and disposition matters. 

He routinely advises clients on the formation and dissolution of partnerships, joint ventures and corporations. Brock also represents borrowers and lenders in a variety of secured and unsecured credit transactions, including project finance, letters of credit, working capital and restructuring financings.

Clients commend 'his breadth of knowledge of commercial real estate transactions' and 'his knowledge of commercial banking.'
Chambers USA, 2016

Experience

Recent Notable Matters

Private equity fund — acquisition and financing of a $75 million Class A office tower in Dallas, Texas

Private equity fund — acquisition and financing of a $48 million Class A office tower in Denver, Colorado

Seller — disposition of a 22 property (office and retail) portfolio in Las Vegas, Nevada for a total purchase price of $347.5 million

REIT — disposition of large portfolio (12 office properties/3 million square feet) for a total purchase price of $420 million

Borrower — refinancing of a $205 million mixed use (office and retail) project

Private equity fund — acquisition, finance and joint venture formation in connection with the ground-up development of a $200 million Class AA office tower in Dallas, Texas

Developer — finance, joint venture formation and development of a 1,000 room convention center hotel in Austin, Texas

Private equity fund owned office portfolio — management and leasing

Financial institution — 100,000+ square foot headquarters lease

National retailer — 100,000+ square foot headquarters lease

Lender — $100 million credit facility for energy MLP secured by pipeline and terminal facilities

Purchaser — acquisition of $35 million office tower in Houston, Texas

Purchaser — acquisition of $17 million office tower in Irving, Texas

Golf course developer/owner — golf course development/management/finance

German investment group — multiple shopping center acquisitions/financing/dispositions across the U.S.

Owner of a large Class A office tower portfolio — management and leasing

Nationwide food services corporation — $55 million credit facility

Electricity producer — raw land acquisition and development of a natural gas power plant in Texas

Credentials

Education

Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law,
J.D.
1996
Southern Methodist University,
B.B.A.
1992

Bar Admissions

Texas

Affiliations

Salesmanship Club of Dallas
Downtown Dallas Inc.
Board of Directors
Dallas Regional Chamber of Commerce
Board of Directors
DRC Member Services Advisory Committee
Dallas Bar Foundation
Fellow
Urban Land Institute
International Council of Shopping Centers
Juvenile Diabetes, Research Foundation, Dallas Chapter
Former Board of Directors
State Bar of Texas
Former Real Estate Forms Committee
Dallas Bar Association

News

Noteworthy

Noteworthy

Chambers USA
Texas Real Estate, 2012 - 2017
Thomson Reuters
Texas Super Lawyers
Rising Star, 2004 - 2006
Woodward/White, Inc.
Best Lawyers
Real Estate Law, 2018
D Magazine
2017 Best Lawyers