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Got a Cell Tower? Here Are 5 Tips to Negotiate the Best Cell Tower Lease Rate for 2019

Americans are heavily reliant on their cell phones. Over 95% of Americans own a cell phone, as of January 2018. That number’s been trending upwards for years, meaning it’s just a matter of time until it reaches a full 100%. Being so reliant on cell phones means there’s an almost unlimited demand for cell phone …

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Weighing the Benefits of a Cell Tower Land Lease: Pros & Cons for Property Owners to Consider

Telecommunications companies, like AT&T and Verison, need places to build cell towers. If you have a bit of land in a rural area of the United States, a telecommunications company may lease it for a cell tower. A cell tower land lease has many benefits and some drawbacks, all of which depend on the land …

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Tips for Getting the Best Possible Cellular Phone Tower Lease Terms

The largest cell phone tower company in the United States owns, operates, or manages 144,000 towers. It’s not a big name like AT&T or T-Mobile, either. Instead, it’s a little-known company called American Tower. American Tower may not have much brand recognition, but they’re raking in billions of dollars in cell tower revenue per year. …

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Tax Consequences of a Cell Tower Lease

Be wary of tower company agents that try to pass themselves off as tax experts. Expect to see advice dispensed, despite disclaimers that they can not provide tax advice. Some cell tower companies may advise that their particular offer with Cell tower lease rates qualifies to be treated as capital gains as opposed to regular …

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Types of Tower Leases

A land owner can be approached by an agent for a cellular provider for either of two types of telecommunications tower leases. The benefits and fair market values for each vary for different reasons. Below, we weigh the pros and cons rooftop leases and ground leases. Rooftop Leases Rooftop leases can be offered for a …

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