Giving Up Additional Space or Entire Rooftop with Cell Site Buyout

If you own a building, there is a great idea to lease the rooftop or any other additional space to the building of a cell site. But, you need to take into consideration that there are many things which will be on demand while you do this. The first things will be related to access and structural concerns. The leasing of a rooftop is viewed from the point of view of space which can harbor limited amount of equipment. The rooftop can be leased to multiple carriers and get money from all of them.

The structural problems

Usually the carriers will need to use the space so that it meets their demands. They might even eliminate the opportunity of you leasing additional space to other people. The whole process if equipment installing needs to be done with the least expenses as possible. Another problem is that the equipment will be physically attached to the building. The carrier will always look for his best interest. Unfortunately this might cause roof leaking or no warranty for any roofing repairing. Probably a carrier will not want to repair the damage as he believes that it was not his fault. There are many ways to install antennas and you should talk things over before you actually lease the rooftop. [Read more…]

Cell Tower Rent Reduction and Cell Tower Rent Optimization

Lease optimization is the cell site lease optimization for the cellular carrier, not for the site owner. This is a process where the carrier requests lower expense from landlord for the rental terms. It often occurs when the cell site becomes less needed or due to other available nearby sources. These operating companies make money by cutting down their expenses from their collaborators.
Modern position of rent reduction

With the economy as it is, cellular carriers are now trying to reduce their operating expenses. This means that companies who are in the business of lease optimization, such as BlackDotWireless and MD7, are likely to be calling wireless landowners regarding lowering the operating expenses at their cell sites. [Read more…]

How Do I Get a Cell Tower on my Property?

There are few ways to set up a cell tower on your land. However, before you begin to fantasize about the easy income from your lease, it is important you understand factors that may actually lower your chances of having wireless antennas built on your property.

Distance from other towers

Find out if cell towers already exist within one mile of your location. If so, there will be low requirement for carriers to build another tower within that range; therefore your chances are weak. However, if you happen to be living in an area where there are no nearby towers, your property will be more desirable. [Read more…]