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.

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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Feb 15, 2016

lease extension

I have a cell tower managed by American Tower, they are offering to extend my lease for 6 six, additional 5 five year terms and offering an up front payment

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Feb 15, 2016

Value of a cash sale of our cell tower easement with Crown

I'd like to know the above.

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Feb 15, 2016

how much do you charge for this advice

How much do you charge for this advice? Does population density matter? does altitude matter?

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Feb 15, 2016

A fair rate

I bought a piece of property with a tower already established on it. I found out t-mobile and another small carrier is using it. I live in Mississippi

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Feb 15, 2016

Market value of my existing tower ?

Basically i'm wondering what my what the market value of my tower is. While working for a company as a cellular technician in the early 2000's, I bought

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Feb 15, 2016

tower on my property with no payments attached

Hi: I just purchased a property with a cell tower on it. The property had been in a foreclosure status. The cell tower lease states it runs with the

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Feb 15, 2016

Lease Extension SBA

SBA has had a lease on my property for almost 25 years. AT&T and Sprint are operating on it and I know 2 fiber lines have been ran up to it in the last

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Jan 20, 2016

Been approached by Cell tower company and offered a ground lease

Need to review the lease agreement proposed and decide what is the actual acceptable lease rate for what is being planned to construct on our property

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Jan 08, 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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Jan 06, 2016

Just bought a tower thru a tax sale

This is probably a strange one. In Oct. of 2014 I purchased a tax lean on a 1/2 acre property that has an established cell tower on it. I now have the

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Jan 06, 2016

Lease rate

If I purchase land with a tower am i obligated to the current contract?

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Jan 06, 2016

Going Rates for Syracuse NY

Do you have an idea of the lease rates for the Greater Syracuse, NY area. We are located about half a mile from the NYS thruway and INterstate 690 and

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Jan 06, 2016

Space Available in Key West, FL

After a 15 year lease with a major telephone company they decided to terminate our agreement. We have a 36'x40' area available for lease. Is there still

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Jan 06, 2016

Towerpoint lease buyout

I have an offer from a company called Towerpoint to purchase my cell tower lease easement perpetually. The offer from Towerpoint is roughly $10,000 better

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Jan 06, 2016

Cell Tower Lease Buyouts EXPOSED >> Airwave Management Reveals Shocking Info

The Disturbing Truth About Cell Site Lease Buyouts is Exposed Here. Ask us a Question On Our Cell SIte Buyout Forum and Blog.

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Dec 12, 2015

Cell Tower Lease Rates >> the Dirty Little Secret

Cell Tower Lease Rates Exposed by Airwave Management

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Dec 10, 2015

Is there a demand for a cell tower in my area

There is no cell service within a six mile radius of my house, How do I contact a big company such as Verizon wireless to propose this idea of leasing

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Dec 04, 2015

Door code???

Nextel donated the equipment shelter to the Village when their Lease expired. Is there any way to acquire the door lock code for this shelter?

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Dec 04, 2015

Electric Bill

If the cell site is on the top of the building is the carrier paying the electric bill to power it? If not does it have a separate meter or how is it parsed

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