Alexander A. Randall

Alexander A. Randall

Alexander A. Randall

Alex Randall is a partner in Goodwin’s Real Estate Group and serves as chair of the firm’s Leasing Practice. In addition to his work on a variety of commercial lease transactions for both landlords and tenants, Mr. Randall maintains a broad-based, transactional practice representing corporate and institutional owners and developers of real estate, as well as institutional investors in real estate debt and equities.

Mr. Randall handles all aspects of Goodwin’s office leasing and construction activities and acts as Real Estate Counsel to the Firm. He is currently representing the firm in connection with the lease and construction of its global headquarters in a 17-story office tower under construction at 100 Northern Avenue in Boston’s Seaport District. He has also recently completed lease transactions for new or expanded Goodwin offices in New York, San Francisco, Palo Alto and Los Angeles, as well as the firm’s international offices in Hong Kong, London and Frankfurt. His work negotiating leases for Goodwin’s offices at the New York Times Building in midtown Manhattan was profiled in the industry magazines Law Firm, Inc. and CFO.

Mr. Randall was awarded the prestigious Collaborating Professional of the Year Award (2012) by the Commercial Brokers Association of Massachusetts.

Professional Activities

Mr. Randall is the past chairman of the Zoning Board of Appeals in the Town of Hingham, where he resides. He is a member of the Boston and American Bar Associations, the Urban Land Institute, NAIOP, the Commercial Brokers Association and the Real Estate Finance Association. He is a graduate of LeadBoston, the year-long leadership program focusing on diversity and multicultural issues sponsored by the National Conference of Community and Justice.


Mr. Randall received the office deal of the year award from Boston’s Business Journal for Goodwin Procter’s new Boston office located at 100 Northern Avenue. He was also recognized for the historic renovation deal of the year featuring his work as owner’s counsel at Boston’s 50 Post Office Square and the deal of the year awarded to 101 Seaport for the Skanska USA – PricewaterhouseCoopers deal brokered by Goodwin’s leasing team.

Areas of Practice


Mr. Randall oversees the commercial leasing work for many of the major office buildings in Boston, including, 53 State Street, 75 State Street, 100 Federal Street, Two Liberty Square, 50 Post Office Square, 101 Seaport Boulevard, 121 Seaport Boulevard and numerous suburban office parks. In addition, he represents numerous corporate and institutional tenants in commercial lease transactions nationally, often involving substantial office and/or lab construction. Recent major lease assignments include the representation of:

  • Alnylam Pharmaceuticals in connection with a 300,000 sf build to suit office and laboratory lease from BioMed Realty Trust at 675 West Kendall Street, Cambridge.
  • bluebird bio in connection with a 255,000 sf build to suit office and laboratory lease from Alexandria Real Estate Equities at 60 Binney Street, Cambridge.
  • Skanska USA Commercial Development in connection with a 350,000 sf office lease to PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP involving the construction of a 17-story mixed-use building at 101 Seaport Drive, Boston.
  • Bentall Kennedy in connection with a 410,000 sf headquarters lease to Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. at 50 Post Office Square, Boston.
  • Commonwealth Ventures and ARES in connection with a 500,000 sf lease to State Street Bank & Trust Company, involving the construction of a new, 11-story office building at One Channel Center, Boston.

In addition, Mr. Randall has recently represented the following clients in a variety of real estate transactions, including:

  • Bentall Kennedy and MEPT Edgemoor REIT in connection with three separate transactions involving the acquisition of 9 properties in the Fort Point Channel area of Boston, for an aggregate purchase price exceeding $400 Million.
  • Bentall Kennedy and CalSTERS in connection with the sale of 50 Post Office Square, Boston.
  • Joseph J. Corcoran Company in connection with the purchase and debt and equity financing of Amesbury Heights, a 240-unit luxury apartment community in Amesbury, MA.
  • Skanska USA Commercial Development in connection with several confidential development projects in the Boston area.



J.D., 1982
Boston University School of Law
MCRP, 1982
Harvard University
B.A., 1978
Boston University





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