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.

Sep 23, 2016

Cell Tower Leases Reviewed Negotiated by AirWave Management, Wireless Experts

Do Not Get Burned On Cell Tower Leases, Airwave Management Has Helped Hundreds Of Cell Site Landlords Get A Fair Deal.

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Jul 20, 2016

Sales price for lease buyout

We have an active lease in an industrial area in Detroit that pays around $2,000 per month, and we've had some interest by a couple of firms to buy it

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Jul 20, 2016

Size of footprint

Is there a typical footprint size for a cell tower. My church is in negotiations with Crown Castle. 2 years ago they inquired about a 50' X 50' footprint.

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Jul 16, 2016

ATT Wireless Cell Tower Lease Assistance | AT&T 4G LTE Upgrade Assistance

ATT Wireless Cell Tower Lease Review and Negotiation Services for Landlords and Property Owners Who Have AT&T as their Tenant.

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Jul 15, 2016

Cell tower lease in Ouachita County (Camden, AR)

My mother was approached by an AT&T representative requesting to put a cell tower on her property. The are is about. 7 miles south of Camden Arkansas

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Jul 15, 2016

Atlas Tower co.

Atlas Tower contacted us in Fairbanks Alaska. Is Atlas a company you deal with --- you do not mention them in your intro. Sounds like your initial review

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Jul 15, 2016

mother's cell tower

My mother is in a nursing home. She had a stroke last year and is somewhat confused. In 2013 she had an offer from American Tower (I think) to buy her

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Jul 15, 2016

Verizon identified location

Steve, Verizon made an offer of $6,000 per year to place an antenna on the roof of our shopping center a few months ago. We turned them down. Seemingly

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Jul 15, 2016

fair market value

I have 10 acres in Thompsonville Mi and Verizon came by and possibly wants to pay $500 a mo for 20-30 yr lease for 1 acre in middle of my property,nothing

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Jul 15, 2016

RRU installation

A wireless management company is trying to pass off the installation of 3 New remote radio units as an upgrade. I am calling it a site expansion. Am I

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Jul 15, 2016

lease re-negotiation

I have a 12 year old, 150′, mono pole tower on my land. American tower bought the tower about 3 years ago from GTP. There are 5 carriers on the tower,

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Jul 15, 2016

Complicated question

Hello, I am purchasing a home with a cell tower on it and is currently going into closing. The cell lease rights have been sold to crown castle. I would

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Jul 15, 2016

Antenna swap and adding RRU

T-mobile has contacted me saying that they will be swapping 3 antennas and adding 3 RRU to my property and say that because it's a swap, that they aren't

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Jul 15, 2016

Cancelling Lease. Possible?

I am interested in purchasing an industrial property that happens to have a 250 ft cell tower. It is a ground lease with an 8% revenue sharing agreement.

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Jul 15, 2016

Tower Rates in Northwestern PA

Was approached by a company to put up a tower. They wanted to give us a lump sum of $35,000 which we declined. They then offered $65,000 in a lump sum.

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Jul 15, 2016

Lease buyout

Hello, my in-laws are not tech or lease savvy. They have a Verizon tower leased at what I consider horrible terms. It is in year seven of a twenty year

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Jul 15, 2016

SBA & American Tower Sites

I currently own 2 tower sites SBA site & American Tower sites, which are expiring in 2 years. My question is how do you charge for your services?

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May 25, 2016

long term contracts when property changes is sold

If you purchase land with a cell tower, does the contract have to be re-negotiated with the new land owners?

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May 25, 2016

Adding antennas

The tower owner added antennas to the tower with out my knowledge can I up the rent?

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May 18, 2016

Sprint antenna to come off tower?

Lately I was told by SBA that Sprint announced they are taking their antennas off celltowers. I lease to SBA and have only a Sprint antenna on my celltower

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May 18, 2016


How is it that Crown Castle can use my brother's land to access their tower without approval to do so? I have been working with Anthony M. a real estate

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May 02, 2016

tower buy out

I have an tower on my property that American Tower leases from us. We have had an offer from ATC Sequoia LLC to pay us a substantial amount more (double)

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Apr 26, 2016

SBA lease agreement

I purchased a property in 2003 that the former lease owner was foreclosed on. I purchased from the owner who foreclosed on previous owner. The lease contract

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Apr 25, 2016

Lease rate existing tower

Can American Tower piggy back to avoid paying for additional carriers? At the end of twenty year lease with two seven year options can they automatically

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Apr 18, 2016

Cell tower land lease

I live in a mountainous area in Idaho about 8 miles from the nearest tower, and interstate 15. Nobody throughout the canyon receives signal for their cell

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Apr 18, 2016

Who pays the Electric Bill/

Who pays the electric bill at a cell site? How is it separated from the building it sits on?

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Apr 18, 2016

I own 20 apartment communities and I have been contacted.

I am looking for a good firm to represent me obtaining leases.

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Apr 18, 2016

Lease length

Have existing tower on property. Company wants to double its land area for 99 year term and pay less than one fourth the dollar amount paid for first 20

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Apr 18, 2016

Temporary Equipment Relocation

We are a large Real Estate Developer in NYC, and we are considering adding a few stories to a building in Brooklyn, NY. We would obviously need to relocate

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Apr 18, 2016

Larry's Tower lease renewal

I would like to know what the average site lease rate should be for a rural 4g tower with verizon and AT&T providers already on the tower.

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Apr 17, 2016

My land is better than my neighbor, who has been approached by Verizon for a cell phone tower.

My neighbor is in the process of leasing property to Verizon for a communication tower. My property joins his property and consists of 3 acres. I would

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Apr 17, 2016

Selling the cell tower to the lessor for a lump sum

How do I know the sum offered is a fair price? Also, receiving the lump sum like this, will most of the money go to taxes?

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Apr 17, 2016

New Cell Tower Draft Lease

We currently are negotiating with a Cell Tower Construction company about erecting a 400 ft tower on our property in NW Florida near the Alabama line.

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Apr 17, 2016

Rent due LL upon commencement of Construction

Question - a carrier has a signed lease to install an antenna on a commercial building, and has rented office space for the equipment. The lease states

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Apr 17, 2016

Renewal of expired lease.

We negotiated with Back Dot for a new contract, ATT sold the tower to Crown Castle and CC said they do not have the new negotiated contract. They refuse

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Apr 17, 2016

Sprint- need contact number to renegotiate

How do I contact Sprint directly to renegotiate a leasing arrangement with them. They have their equipment in our bell tower.

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Apr 17, 2016

What do you charge for your services?

What does AirWave charge for your services? We are looking to possibly renewing a lease with SBA. The towere is located in a rural area and has 2 carriers

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Mar 05, 2016

extend lease

How much incentive? Have 17 years left on current.

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Mar 03, 2016

Extension of existing lease

How do we determine the minimum monthly rent, which is the only item to be negotiated with our final 10 year extension?

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Mar 03, 2016

What is the going Rate that Tower Management Co's charge Carriers?

I am very curious to know approximately how much Tower management companies charge Carriers for being on their Towers? I understand very well that this

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Mar 03, 2016

appraisal of cell tower leases

Where do I find an appraiser knowledgeable about value of cell tower leases in Calaveras County, northern California?

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Mar 03, 2016

Reg Base Station Type: Base or Overlay

We would like to know what is the difference between Base and OverLay type of Base Stations..

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Mar 03, 2016

Was our tower sold?

We have a lease agreement and have had it for around 10 years. It is located in Morristown/Warsaw area in MN. Our payer for snow removal to the site informed

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Mar 03, 2016

Letter Agreement from Crown Castle International

We are negotiating a letter agreement with Crown to add fifty years to the lease in order to extend it and also do a few other things. I have a deadline

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Feb 15, 2016

crown wants easement on my property

I have a AT&T lease on my property with a rather large building, crown castle approached 10 year ago to get ATT lease extended to 100 year, was told by

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Feb 15, 2016

subtenant payments

Crown castle has approached me about a 50 year lease extension. In return for granting the extension I have been offered $200 per month, in addition to

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Feb 15, 2016

Home rooftop rental

Do you have any knowledge of cell tower rentals in Mexico? Last week, someone from a well-known phone company here in San Miguel de Allende asked about

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Feb 15, 2016

A company contacted me about my rooftop location, now what?

I have been approached about leasing my rooftop to an independent company so they could market it to the communication companies sharing the revenue 60/40.

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Feb 15, 2016

Lease Holder

Our local fire department has a new cell tower on their site. How can I find out the lease agreement with the fire department. Not monetary amount but

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