Randall S. Arndt represents national, regional, and local landlords and tenants, developers, buyers, sellers and others in the commercial real estate arena. He practices extensively in leasing retail, shopping center, commercial, industrial, warehouse and office properties. He is active in all phases of commercial property acquisition, development, leasing and disposition.

Randall is an author and has served as a speaker in Columbus and at International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Law Conferences on various commercial real estate and leasing topics.

Randall graduated from Northwestern University with honors in 1978 with a Bachelor of Arts degree. He obtained his juris doctorate from the National Law Center at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. in 1981.
Representative Transactions
  • Represents Schottenstein Property Group and its affiliates in leasing of retail, commercial, office and industrial space and all ancillary real estate needs, including subleases, lease amendments, subordination, non-disturbance and attornment agreements, estoppel certificates, easements, restrictions and title matters.
  • Represents Hackman Capital and affiliates in leasing large real estate portfolio and related needs in Ohio.
  • Represents individuals, families and business partners in full service of their real estate needs.
  • Represents the Columbus College of Art and Design as real estate counsel for more than 20 years: Involved in the acquisition and development of real estate campus of urban art and design school; participate in all real estate acquisitions, zoning issues, including zoning variances, vacation of public rights of way and development of new campus facilities, including construction, mortgage financing, bond financing and development of relationships with adjacent property owners and institutions
  • Represented Nationwide Realty Investors, the developer of the Arena District, in creating a master Declaration of Covenants, Restrictions and Easement Agreement for development of the southwest quadrant of the Arena District to allow for mixed uses, including office, medical, residential, retail and parking uses, creating common areas, cross utility and parking rights, architectural control, an owner's association, and a framework for changes in use, development and redevelopment
  • Represented the Georgetown Group, the developer of Easton Town Center, in the leasing of this upscale entertainment center in the heart of Easton, the largest retail development in central Ohio in the late 1990s.
Published In
  • Answers to Today's Legal Questions, Shopping Center Business, June 20, 2009.
  • What Tenants are Asking of Their Landlords in Challenging Economic Times, Commercial Leasing Law & Strategy, June, 2009
  • Tenant Self-Help and Offset Rights, Retail Law Strategist, November, 2007
  • Sublease Recognition Agreements, Retail Law Strategist, August, 2006
  • Exclusive Use Clauses in Shopping Center Leases, Retail Law Strategist, August, 2005
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