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Gregory R. Andre

Gregory R. Andre is a partner with more than 30 years of extensive experience in commercial real estate law, including design and construction contracts, land use and development, leasing and sale-leasebacks, acquisitions and sales, real estate and construction dispute resolution and other matters involving properties located throughout the United States.

Gregory has experience with major urban and suburban office buildings, retail centers, hotels, hospitals, senior housing, master-planned communities, mixed-use projects, golf courses, industrial and manufacturing facilities, biofuel facilities and public utilities, airports, highways and infrastructure. He is the author or co-author of more than 20 books and articles on various real estate and construction subjects and is well recognized in the industry.

  • Chambers USA (past or present)
  • Martindale-Hubbell Very High Peer Review Recognition (past or present)
  • Legal 500 (past or present)
  • Who's Who Worldwide (past or present)
  • Top Illinois Super Lawyer (past or present)
  • Construction Owners Association of America (Co-founder of Illinois Chapter; Executive Committee Chair)
  • Society of Illinois Construction Attorneys
  • “Legal Impact of Covid-19 on Construction,” seminar sponsored by Construction Owners Association of America, 30 July 2020 
  • “Drones in Construction: Legal Overview,” seminar sponsored by Construction Owners Association of America
  • “Project Close Out - Finishing Strong,” seminar sponsored by Construction Owners Association of America
  • “Project Team Collaboration: How to Achieve it Across All Delivery Methods for Project Success”
  • "Owner's Due Diligence - Selecting a Project Team," seminar sponsored by Construction Owners Association of America
  • "Aviation Issues Affecting Real Estate," K&L Gates LLP program
  • "Real Estate Development Within Native American Reservations," K&L Gates LLP program
  • "Integrated Project Delivery," seminar sponsored by the Construction Owners Association of America, Illinois Chapter
  • "Mining the Corporate Balance Sheet for Real Estate Equity," seminar sponsored by K&L Gates LLP
  • "The AIA has done it again! The 2007 Design and Construction Forms Have Replaced the 1997 Forms: What Has Changed and What You Need to Know," (speaker on panel)
  • "Design and Construction Contracts," seminar sponsored by Georgia Technical College of Architects (speaker)
  • "AIA Contract Documents: The New Edition," seminar (speaker on panel)
  • "Construction Delivery Systems," seminar (speaker on panel)
Additional Thought Leadership Pages
  • “Project Team Collaboration: Special Contract Considerations,” update to Design and Construction Contracts, Commercial Contracts Treatise
  • Integrated Project Delivery and Building Information Modeling, update to Design and Construction Contracts, Commercial Contracts Treatise
  • “Negotiating Construction Contracts,” chapter in book titled Construction Law: Transactional Considerations by the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education
  • Selecting The Appropriate Delivery System and Contractor with Construction Contract Checklist,” Construction Law Handbook
  • “How to Close the Insurance Gap on Architectural Design Defects,” National Real Estate Investor
  • Design and Construction Contracts,” Commercial Contracts Treatise
  • “Cross Examination Comes to Zoning Hearings,” Real Estate Chicago
  • “New AIA Form of Architect Agreement: Changes Made and Changes Needed,” Construction Business Review
  • “Sale and Leaseback Transactions,” Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education
  • “Build + Sell + Leaseback = More Profits!,” Construction Business Review
  • Structuring Real Estate Sale-Leasebacks: Legal and Tax Planning With Forms, (co-author of 500-page treatise)
  • “Township Open Space Act,” Chicago Lawyer
  • “Tender Offers for Corporate Control: A Critical Analysis and Proposals for Reform,” The Delaware Journal of Corporate Law
  • “Constructive Insider Liability and the Arm’s Length Transaction,” The George Washington Law Review
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