Bright Realty Overview

Bright Realty is a full-service commercial real estate firm based in Dallas, Texas, founded by the late H.R. "Bum" Bright, former Dallas Cowboys owner and businessman. Today, his sons, Chris and Clay, direct the real estate activities and 100+ employees within Bright Industries. Bright Industries began its involvement in real estate investments, lending and development in the 1950s with the construction of multi-family projects in Fort Worth. Within the last 60 years, they have been involved in billions of dollars worth of real estate lending through STM Mortgage Company, Trinity Savings and Loan, Bright Bank and State Bank and Trust.

Additionally, Bright Realty has been either the development, equity, or lender partner in hundreds of projects including: thousands of single-family lots, townhome construction, plus millions of square feet of retail, office and mixed-use leasing, development or lending. Bright Realty has been an active participant in construction lending to hundreds of properties as well.
They have partnered with institutional investors such as Great West Life Insurance Company, Business Man's Assurance Company, as well as partnered or managed the development of premier properties such as the Sky Boxes at Texas Stadium, Dallas Cowboys headquarters facility and the Castle Hills master-planned community.

Bright Realty currently has $48,000,000 in projects under construction and is planning an additional $170,000,000.
The knowledge and background of the senior management team at Bright Realty is virtually unsurpassed in the industry.
The team's diverse professional experience includes the southwest market challenges of the mid-80s and 90s, REO asset disposition and workout departments of major financial institutions as well as excellent knowledge of banking regulatory systems.

Community involvement has been an important focus for Bright Realty with its continuous support of local organizations such as: Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Texas, University of Dallas, Texas A & M University, Children's Medical Center at Dallas, Highland Park Public Library, Lewisville Independent School District and Lewisville Chamber of Commerce.

Primary Business Focus:

  • Leasing and sales of commercial office
  • Retail shopping centers
  • Land brokerage
  • Multi-family development and management
  • Medical office
  • Residential association management
  • Commercial property management


Bright Industries' Tres Mil Ranch Hits the Mark in Corporate Hospitality

Bright Industries, parent company of Bright Realty, is known by many as a family business with a long Texas history in real estate and financial services.

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Bright Realty-Sponsored Fall Festival Expected to Draw 2,000-Plus Guests to Village Shops

Bright Realty is bringing back the annual Fall Festival, an event that has become a family tradition for many, to the Castle Hills Village Shops on Saturday, October 20, 5 - 8 p.m.

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Bright Realty Returns as City of Lewisville Western Days Sponsor (Yee-haw!)

Bright Realty's Castle Hills community is returning as sponsor of Lewisville's Western Days.

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Bright Realty's Eric Stanley Shares Insight on 121 Corridor Growth

Hundreds of North Texas real estate professionals attended the August 23rd "Road to Riches: 121 Corridor" event presented by Bisnow at the Sheraton McKinney.

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Bright Realty's Eric Stanley Talks about State Highway 121's 'Road to Riches'

Eric Stanley, Bright Realty president and COO, has been tapped to return as a featured panelist at Bisnow's "Road to Riches: The 121 Corridor" forum.

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