Best Practices for Landowners, Government Entities & Venue Owners
2022 turned out to be a strong year for wireless activity. Wireless capital expenditures were the highest in the last 5 years. Carrier activity focused
The wireless carriers are actively seeking to add right-of-first-refusal clauses (ROFR) to their new and extended cell site lease agreements. Verizon includes standard ROFR language
Radio Frequency energy or RF has been in the news and is not likely to go away. Between 5G and COVID-19 conspiracies and more antennas
Some landowners with AT&T towers on their property are being contacted by Octagon Towers. Octagon Towers asks the landowner to either extend the AT&T lease or consent to assignment by AT&T to Octagon. Read further to know what you should do about these requests.
What is “future consent” you might ask? It is when a tower company asks for consent before they actually need it. In this case, Crown
Verizon’s site acquisition agent reached out to our client to propose a “swap of (9) existing radios with (9) new radios”. They suggested to the
Coupled with low cost of capital and their recent conversions to REITs, tower companies have every incentive to convert leases (long term operating expense) to easements (upfront capital expenditure).
Every year, we put together our prognostications for the coming year. This year, we are obviously a little late – primarily because the beginning of
STEEL IN THE AIR’S 2023 PREDICTIONS FOR CELL TOWER LEASING AND VALUATION
Verizon Finds Landowners Don’t Like ROFR Clauses- So They Rebrand Them.
Online Training On RF Radiation That Everyone Can Understand
Do Not Give Future Consent to Crown Castle (or any tower company)
Verizon Adds CBRS to Macrocell- Mischaracterizes New Antennas as Radios
Seem Like Offers to Buy or Extend Your Cell Tower Lease Are Getting Better?