Cell Tower Leasing Information Blog

The Cell Tower Lease Blog provides updated content information from AirWave Management, the leading independent wireless leasing and infrastructure consulting company whose principals have been in the industry since its inception. This team of experts have held various executive and management positions in the wireless industry and have developed wireless networks for the leading wireless carriers as well as performed services for some of the nation's leading real estate development corporations. Their expertise has been sought out by major media outlets such as the New York Times, the Gannett Company, various Advanced Publications newspapers as well as Crane's New York Business.

Apr 16, 2015

neighbors and negotiations

A cell tower developer comes into a rural township looking for tower sites. He says that he needs to submit three site options per tower. Is it a good

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Apr 16, 2015

175 ft. Cell tower cost?

As a municipality, we have a water tower that can be used as a cell tower. The wireless company interested in it would other wise have to build the tower

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Apr 16, 2015




Apr 14, 2015

I have a verizon lease being transferred to American Tower

My lease is for 5/5yr cycles. I have just begun the 2nd 5yr cycle. My lease increases 10% at the beginning of each 5 yr cycle. I have been pursued by

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Apr 14, 2015

cell site lease rate

I have a cell site lease, along I-55 about 85 miles south of St. Louis MO. It is a 200ft tower. How do I go about getting a better lease or if I want to

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Apr 12, 2015

lease rate

I am renewing my US cellular tower lease rate. My tower is in Morgantown WV. Directly across the interstate from me is a verizon tower. This tower

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Apr 12, 2015

Looking to lease out property for Cellular use.

I have two parcels of land. Both are located in southern Utah, approx 5 miles south of Cedar City. One is adjacent to I-15 and consists of 100 acres (

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Apr 12, 2015

American Tower leasing a Verizon Tower

I have had a verizon tower about 17 years. I was recently sent a paper to sign allowing American Tower to lease from Verizon. They just assume you will

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Apr 12, 2015

Understanding key issues regarding lease agreements with American Tower

I am looking for a crash course in leasing with American Tower. What is the typical process when entering into a lease agreement with AT? What are the

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Apr 10, 2015

Cell Tower Lease Rates >> the Dirty Little Secret

Cell Tower Lease Rates Exposed by Airwave Management

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Apr 04, 2015

Training course for finding vacant sites for cell towers?

I was at a Real Estate seminar a couple of years ago and a guest speaker was hawking his training course for making money by bird dogging potential vacant

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Apr 04, 2015


We are talking with a carrier that wants to put a tower on our church property. We want language in the contract regarding sub leasing and their agent

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Apr 04, 2015

American Tower acquisition of Verizon tower

Hi, We have Verizon on our property in Lower Lake California. We just received a letter from American Tower asking us to sign a Sublease and Leaseback

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Mar 28, 2015

Purchasing Land with existing cell tower and lease

We are about to close on land we just purchased and it has a cell phone tower on it with existing 5 year lease at $500 month 5% increase every 5 years

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Mar 28, 2015

Verizon Sale of Leases to American Tower

Does our current lease agreement with Verizon automatically transfer to American Tower with the lease/sale of tower sites or can we renegotiate the lease?

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Mar 26, 2015

Black Dot

Who is black Dot ? Are they associated with AT&T?

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Mar 26, 2015

Sprint Upgrade Alert - What Cell Site Landlords Need To Know

Talk To Airwave About The Proposed Sprint Upgrade or Past Cell Site Expansions On Your Rooftop

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Mar 26, 2015

SBA Communications Cell Tower Lease Experts and Consultants

Airwave helps landlords with SBA Communications cell tower lease questions.

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Mar 26, 2015

Small Cell Lease Rates Exposed

Small Cell Leases - The Dirty Little Secret Verizon and AT&T Does Not Want You To Read

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Mar 26, 2015

Cell Site Management Exposed

The Dirty Little Secret The Cell Site Management Industry Does Not Want You To Think About

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Mar 26, 2015

American Tower Verizon Cell Tower Deal >> What Landlords Need To Know

American Tower Verizon Wireless Cell Tower Acquisition >> Airwave Management breaks it down for cell tower landlords.

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Mar 26, 2015

Selling the easement rights

I have been approached three times by Unison Site Management and they have made lump sum offers each time for the easement rights to the Verizon tower

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Mar 26, 2015


I have been working w/Verizon on the rental agreement for my building.Verizon has plans to install a single mini tower w/two heads at the rooftop. We are

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Mar 26, 2015

Landlord deceased

The Landlord on the contract is deceased. How do we transfer contract / income to heirs?

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Mar 26, 2015

Office building cell site

I am extending the agreement with Verizon on the roof of an office building and want to use a license agreement. Do you know where I can get a landlord-friendly

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Mar 26, 2015

Cell phone equipment on TVA towers

TVA has a tower that is on my property. They have Sprint equipment on the ground and in the air. A representative from Towercom was on my property recently

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Mar 26, 2015

Mini Tower

I have been doing a lot of research on mini cell towers as a lease agent. I was recently approached to start setting up leases for mini towers across NYS.

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Mar 26, 2015

Proposed Tower Site On Our Property

We are an all volunteer fire department who have been approached by a tower company to place a tower on our property. Our little .75 acre piece of agricultural

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Mar 26, 2015

Sublease renewal and increase in compensation per industry guideline

A utility company has an existing utility easement across our property. The easement conveyed to them did not grant them the right to sublease for communication

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Mar 25, 2015

lease agreements

Several areas of our lease agreement are in question. Should they pay rent before building and what about the insurance we are required to obtain?

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Mar 25, 2015

Tenant and Landlord Question

For the past 5 years we subleased a property that included a sublease from the original tenants with a cell tower company to sublease the roof. We are

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Mar 25, 2015

Lease renewal

When given a proposal for a lease renewal, what is the best approach to take? Especially when a tower 5 miles down the road is getting 3 times as much

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Mar 25, 2015

lease rates

Hello my name is Sandy and I manage a 23 story commercial building here in St Louis. Currently we have Warner Communications antennae up for renewal.

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Mar 25, 2015

mono poles

How do find out who has the currant lease & rate for the mono pole on property that I recently acquired?

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Mar 25, 2015

Lease Rate in Mt Pleasant, SC

Any estimate for what cell tower developers are paying property owners to lease their land for a 130 ft cell tower (monument style)

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Feb 28, 2015


C-Spire has a contract ready for us but we are concerned because they are telling us they do not pay for colocation anymore. Our beginning rate is not

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Feb 25, 2015

What to charge for rent in Early, County, GA?

What do I charge for land rental for a tower in Early County, GA?

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Feb 23, 2015

Proposed lease from verizon

My name is Kim, I have the lease from verizon cell would like to put cell tower at my property in WA, after a year they get into my property to search

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Feb 20, 2015

Where to find an expert

I have been approached by Verizon to put in a tower. After doing a little research, I have concluded that this is best left in the hands of an expert.

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Feb 20, 2015

Fees for Consulting and negotiating

What are your fees if I employee you to negotiate a new lease with Verizon Wireless. My current lease expires in november 2016. The tower currently serves

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Feb 16, 2015

Cell tower carriers

I had t-mobile and Metro pcs cell towers on rooftop of my building. After the merger of two companies, Metro PCS cancelled leases and withdraw their equipments.

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Feb 13, 2015

Municipal tax on leases

Can municipalities charge taxes on cell tower leases? On usage?

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Feb 13, 2015

Landing a cell phone tower lease

I have 33 acres of non-conforming use land in Mahopac, New York. It is situated on one of the highest elevations in Putnam County. The land is already

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Feb 13, 2015

Responding to first offer to place tower on my property

I have been approached about putting a Com tower on my undeveloped property in Tarrant, Alabama, which is in Jefferson County, the state’s most populous

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Feb 12, 2015

Lease renewal - old Verizon Tower

My lease expired last October. They increased my rent 10% while they were having lawyers draw up new lease. They stalled and now, 1 year later, All numbers

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Feb 12, 2015

Verizon want to lease my land

I don't think they are offering me enough. They want a 20 year lease. The can get out of it but I cannot. I understand there is a program for 2 tower

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Feb 09, 2015

Crown Castle alternate site review status for my cell tower

I have an old AT&T cell tower on our property and we have been negotiating with Crown Castle for quite some time to extend our lease. They say I am playing

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Feb 09, 2015

PI Telecom Infrastructure, LLC Cell tower question

Pl telecom wants to pay 500.00 a month with a 5,000.00 sign bonus if we sign in two weeks. With 5 year agreement 10% on each Renewal Term up to 25 years.

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Feb 08, 2015

Sprint paying $800 per mo. for stealth pole (repeater site)

We have a stealth tower and receiving $800+ per mo. from Sprint with a 3% increase per year. It's 52 ft. high. It's a repeater site right now but it

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