Brian Andrews

Brian S. Andrews

Instructor, Department of Finance
Assistant Director, Real Estate Research Institute
Instructor, Energy Program
Reporter and Photographer, External Relations
Instructor, Real Estate Research Institute
2602A Business Education Complex North
501 South Quad Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Phone: 225-578-6291
Fax: 225-578-6366

Biographical Summary

In addition to his academic activities, Brian Andrews is the principal of Andrews Commercial Real Estate Services. His company arranges short term and long term financing for commercial real estate projects throughout the country, provides consulting services for investors including analysis of investment opportunities, review of appraisals and feasibility studies, and preparation of decision making financial models, and consults on real estate loan workout strategies and assists with bank negotiations. He has been engaged as an expert witness in banking and commercial real estate cases in Louisiana and Texas by law firms representing the borrower as well as the lender.Mr. Andrews is a past board member of the Greater Baton Rouge Growth Coalition and has moderated panel discussions on Community Development Districts and GO Zone legislation for the Growth Coalition membership. He has been the Master of Ceremonies for the Good Growth Awards Banquet for the past several years.Mr. Andrews is a past columnist for Real Estate Weekly, the weekly enewsletter published by the Greater Baton Rouge Business Report. He was a contributing author of the Louisiana Gulf Opportunity Zone Business Guide presented by Louisiana Economic Development and published by the Greater Baton Rouge Business Report. Mr. Andrews teaches the Commercial Bank Management, Principles of Real Estate and Real Estate Finance classes. He has also been a speaker at LSU's Paul M. Hebert Law Center at the Center for Continuing Professional Development concerning commercial real estate lending.He is a past member of the Mortgage Bankers Association of America and holds their coveted Commercial Mortgage Banker designation. In 2008 and 2009 he was an instructor for the MBA's Commercial Mortgage Banker continuing education program focusing on commercial lending practices.Brian is a past board member of the Commercial Investment Division of the Greater Baton Rouge Board of Realtors and was recognized as the Affiliate Member of the Year in 2000 and again in 2002. He has been the commercial real estate finance speaker at the TRENDS seminar since 1999.Brian has been involved with the Louisiana Realtors Association as a speaker at the 2008 "REAL Issues" Spring Conference and at the 2009 and 2010 Commercial Development Conferences addressing commercial real estate financing trends. He has also written guest columns for the LRA newsletter.In addition to his participation on boards and panels within the real estate community, Brian's other civic endeavors have included the United Way, Baton Rouge Area Ballet Theater (board member and Treasurer), and Baton Rouge Zoo (board member and President).

Education

  • MBA , Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1982
  • BS Finance, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1980

Awards & Honors

  • Excellence in Teaching, Tiger Athletic Foundation, 2018
  • Recognition of Outstanding Service for Twenty Years, Commercial & Investment Division of the Greater Baton Rouge Board of Realtors, 2018
  • Faculty Appreciation Award, Sigma Phi Epsilon, 2018
  • Outstanding Instructor Teaching Award, Instructional Support and Development Committee, E. J. Ourso College of Business, 2016
  • Faculty of the Year - Students' Choice, Finance Academy, Department of Finance, E. J. Ourso College of Business, 2016

Interests

  • Teaching Interests: Commercial Banking, Real Estate Investment and Development, Real Estate Finance

Presentations

  • Andrews, B. S. (2019, January). Stacking Debt and Equity Sources for Successful Economic Development. Presented at P3 Symposium sponsored by ULI and Real Estate Research Institute, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
  • Andrews, B. S. (2018, August). . Presented at Louisiana Bankers Association CEO Conference sponsored by Louisiana Bankers Association, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
  • Andrews, B. S. (2018, July). . Presented at Louisiana CCIM Chapter Monthly Luncheon sponsored by Louisiana CCIM Chapter, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
  • Andrews, B. S. (2018, June). . Presented at Louisiana Office of Financial Institutions Examiner Conference sponsored by Louisiana Office of Financial Institutions, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
  • Andrews, B. S. (2018, June). Understanding Financials and Key Performance Indicators. Presented at Housing Finance Association Annual Conference sponsored by Executive Education, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
  • Andrews, B. S. (2018, April). Trends in Real Estate Finance. Presented at TRENDS In Real Estate sponsored by Greater Baton Rouge Board of Realtors, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
  • Andrews, B. S. and Cheng, C. (2018, April). Nickel and Dimed post-show discussion . Presented at Nickel and Dimed post-show discussion sponsored by LSU School of Theatre, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
  • Andrews, B. S. (2018, February). Spilled Milk: The Fall of First NBC. Presented at New Orleans Bar Association Monthly Luncheon Meeting sponsored by New Orleans Bar Association, New Orleans, LA.
  • Andrews, B. S. (2018, January). P3- The Ins and Outs of Public Private Partnerships. Presented at P3- The Ins and Outs of Public Private Partnerships sponsored by Urban Land Institute and E. J. Ourso College of Business, Baton Rouge, LA.
  • Andrews, B. S. (2017, December). Spilled Milk: The Failure of First NBC. Presented at NORCBE Membership Luncheon sponsored by New Orleans Regional Council of Business Economics, New Orleans, LA.
  • Andrews, B. S. (2017, November). Trends in Real Estate. Presented at LAILTA Annual Conference sponsored by Louisiana Independent Land Title Agents, New Orleans, LA.
  • Andrews, B. S. (2017, August). State of the Local Real Estate Market. Presented at Sunrise Rotary Membership Breakfast sponsored by Sunrise Rotary, Baton Rouge, LA.
  • Andrews, B. S. (2017, August). Trends in Real Estate. Presented at Breakfast to Business sponsored by LSU Executive Education, Baton Rouge, LA.
  • Andrews, B. S. (2017, April). Trends in Real Estate Finance. Presented at TRENDS in Baton Rouge Real Estate sponsored by Greater Baton Rouge Board of Realtors, Baton Rouge, LA.
  • Andrews, B. S. (2017, April). Writing Skills for the Real World. Presented at Real World Writers sponsored by Department of English, Baton Rouge, LA.
  • Andrews, B. S. (2017, March). Revenue Streams for Entrepreneurs. Presented at LSU Entrepreneurship Bootcamp sponsored by LSU Executive Education, Baton Rouge, LA.
  • Andrews, B. S. (2017, March). Presentation and Writing Skills Mastery. Presented at Executive Development Program sponsored by LSU Executive Education, Baton Rouge, LA.
  • Andrews, B. S. (2016, April). Trends in Real Estate Finance. Presented at TRENDS in Baton Rouge Real Estate sponsored by Greater Baton Rouge Board of Realtors, Baton Rouge, LA.
  • Andrews, B. S. (2015, May). 2015 Signature Speaker Series. Presented at 2015 Growth Coalition Signature Speaker Series sponsored by Baton Rouge Growth Coalition, Baton Rouge, LA.
  • Andrews, B. S. (2015, April). Trends in Real Estate Finance. Presented at TRENDS 2015 sponsored by the Commercial & Investment Division (CID) of the Greater Baton Rouge Association of REALTORS , Baton Rouge, LA.
  • Andrews, B. S. (2014, December). Baton Rouge Real Estate: State of the Market. Presented at RMA's Baton Rouge & Mid-South Chapters Program Meeting sponsored by Risk Management Associates - Baton Rouge & Mid-South Chapters, Baton Rouge, LA.
  • Andrews, B. S., Laborde, K., Airhart, M., and Sanders, S. (2014, November). Case Studies: Real Estate and Financing Tools. Presented at Smart Growth Summit sponsored by Center for Planning Excellence, Baton Rouge, LA.
  • Andrews, B. S. (2014, July). Structured Finance Fraud: Mortgages & More. Presented at Fraud and Forensic Accounting Conference sponsored by LSU Department of Accounting, Baton Rouge, LA.
  • Andrews, B. S. (2014, July). Structured Finance Fraud: Mortgages & More. Presented at Fraud and Forensic Accounting Conference sponsored by LSU Department of Accounting, Baton Rouge, LA.
  • Andrews, B. S. (2014, April). Trends in Real Estate Finance. Presented at TRENDS in Baton Rouge Real Estate sponsored by Commercial Investment Division - Baton Rouge Board of Realtors, Baton Rouge, LA.
  • Andrews, B. S. (2013, November). Tax Increment Financing. Presented at Smart Growth Summit sponsored by Center for Planning Excellence, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
  • Andrews, B. S. (2013, September). Status of the Capital Region Real Estate Market. Presented at Louisiana Credit Union League - Monthly Membership Meeting sponsored by Louisiana Credit Union League - Baton Rouge Chapter, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Professional and Service Activities

  • Conference of State Bank Supervisors Case Study Competition, Faculty Advisor (January 1, 2018 - March 31, 2018)
  • Conference of State Bank Supervisors Case Study Competition, Faculty Advisor (January 1, 2017 - March 31, 2017)
  • International Council of Shopping Centers, Interaction with Industry (March 8, 2017 - March 9, 2017)
  • ULI Hines Student Competition, Faculty Advisor (January 4, 2017 - January 18, 2017)
  • International Council of Shopping Centers, Interaction with Industry (March 16, 2016 - March 17, 2016)
  • ULI Hines Student Competition, Faculty Advisor (January 4, 2016 - January 18, 2016)
  • Office of the Louisiana Attorney General, Committee Member (September 1, 2013 - , 2015)
  • International Council of Shopping Centers, Interaction with Industry (March 10, 2015 - March 11, 2015)
  • Baton Rouge Growth Coalition, Board Member (January 1, 2008 - January 1, 2015)
  • International Council of Shopping Centers, Attendee, Meeting (, - December 2, 2014)
  • International Council of Shopping Centers, Interaction with Industry (March 11, 2014 - March 12, 2014)
  • Center for Planning Excellence, Committee Member (January 1, 2013)
  • Commercial Investment Division of the Greater Baton Rouge Board of Realtors, Committee Member (January 1, 1999)

Media Contributions

Employed by LSU since

January 8, 2008