Nyemaster Goode, P.C.

Robert D. Andeweg

Bob Andeweg practices primarily in the real estate area, concentrating primarily in commercial real estate. Bob focuses his practice on transactional, leasing development and valuation issues regarding real estate. In addition, he also provides advice to a variety of business clients regarding general corporate transactions, including organizational, development and start-up issues, board of directors operations and duties and general contract drafting and negotiations.

Bob received his J.D., with honors, in 1987 from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, serving as a member and Editor-in-Chief (1986-1987) of the Drake Law Review. In 1984 he received his B.A. from Central College in Pella, majoring in Political Science and minoring in Economics.


The Best Lawyers in America® , 2006-2020

Chambers USA, America's Leading Business Lawyers, Real Estate, 2004-2019


Great Plains Super Lawyers, Real Estate, 2009-2019


Editor-in-Chief, Drake Law Review, 1986-1987

Professional and Community Affiliations

American Bar Association
State and Local Government Section
Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section

Iowa State Bar Association
Real Estate and Title Law Section
Environmental and Natural Resources Law Section
Government Practice Section

Polk County Bar Association

Candidate - CCIM Designation

Iowa Commercial Real Estate Association

ABI Leadership Iowa, 2010-11
Board of Directors, Iowa Commercial Real Estate Association, 2006-2008

Mayor, City of Urbandale, 2005-present

Board Member, Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors' Bureau, 2005-2008

Member, Des Moines Area Metropolitan Planning Organization, 2005-2008

City Council Member, City of Urbandale, 2000-2005

Planning and Zoning Commission, City of Urbandale, 1995-2000 

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Central College (B.A., majoring in Political Science, minoring in Economics, 1984)

Drake University (J.D., with honors, 1987)

Bar Admissions

Iowa, 1987

Professional Experience

Brown, Winick, Graves, Gross, Baskerville & Schoenebaum, P.L.C., 1987-2008

Representative Transactions

State and local government economic development incentives and property acquisition for $1.4 billion industrial project (2012).

Speeches and Publications

Iowa's IOLTA Program: A New Way to Finance Public Service Activities in Iowa, 35 Drake L. Rev. 365 (1985-1986).

A Social Host Who Furnishes Intoxicants to an Intoxicated Guest May Be Civilly Liable Under Common-Law Principles for Damages Sustained by a Third Person as a Result of the Intoxicated Guest's Tortious Conduct. - Clark v. Mincks (Iowa 1985), 35 Drake L. Rev. 433 (1985-1986).

Basic of 1031 Tax-Deferred Exchanges, BrownWinick Client Seminar - Legal Strategies to Protect and Grow Your Business (2006) (Speaker).

Annual speaker and panelist at Iowa Real Estate Association Commercial Real Estate Expo.

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