Cell Sites, Buildings or Locations

What Makes For a Good Cell Tower Location?

Cell towers are big business for landowners who collect lease money, and they want to keep them. If you’ve got a cell tower on your property, you’re looking to add to it or sweeten the deal. The best way to entice cell phone companies to your cell tower location is to understand exactly what they’re…

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…

Components of a Cell Tower Lease

A number of components of a cell tower lease. The quality of attributes related to a potential lease will determine the possible value of a cell tower lease. The most important of these factors deserved its own post. If you haven’t already read about fair market value, do so first before continuing on with this post….

Perpetual Communications Easement

A Perpetual Communications Easement gives a tenant the right to use your land for a specific purpose for an indefinite period of time. The easement would allow the tenant the opportunity to access and operate the the cell tower. Agreeing to a Perpetual Communications Easement may limit your options if you ever want to look into using…

Developing a New Cell Tower

We receive frequent requests from individuals inquiring about developing a new cell tower on their property.  When construction can be completed for as little as $70,000 and carriers are willing to pay more than $1,700 monthly, the curiousity is understandable. Building might not be the best option for you.  There are countless towers across the…

AT&T and T-Mobile Draw Lines in the Desert

AT&T and T-Mobile draw lines  in the desert through the FCC. AT&T is currently waiting on approval from the FCC regarding its plans to acquire the assets and spectrum of Plateau Wireless.  T-Mobile currently has  roaming agreement with Plateau Wireless and has requested that the FCC ensure that agreement be honored by AT&T in the…

Capital Telecom To build a new tower

The town council of Clarkdale Arizona has approved a conditional-use permit for Capital Telecom to build a new tower.  The permit will allow Capital Telecom to construct a new 65 foot tower near Foothills Terrrace Subdivision. The council met with backlash from residents over the approval of the conditional-use permit.  It was explained to residents…

On ROFR Clauses

Cellular sites can provide stable long term income for site owners and lease holders. That income can vary greatly depending on how the cell tower lease agreement is created. Wireless companies aren’t going to structure contracts in the owner’s benefit out of good nature. It is up to the owner to structure the contract to…

How to Lease Land for a Cell Tower?

Leasing land to a cell tower company is a great opportunity to earn a significant amount of money over a considerable time period, but it is not that easy to accomplish. What Are Cell Phone Companies Looking For? First of all, you should know that not every property is suitable for hosting a cell tower….