Monthly Archives: August 2011

Cell Towers: Dinosaurs (Part 2)

  Big ugly cell tower or flag pole? You tell me. As I wrote just a couple days ago that Alcatel-Lucent, the European communications giant, has created lightRadio. This 2 ½ inch by 2 ½ inch square is the technology … Continue reading

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Cell Sites as Cash

The last two cell site deals where I handled the bidding where I orchestrated the bidding process were great examples of ‘cell sites as cash’. Coincidentally both of these real estate trans actions were in Las Vegas. The first was … Continue reading

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Treat Cell Site Lease as Cash (in a real estate transaction)

The enigma with cell towers is strange indeed. Because virtually all cell site leases have a termination clause that allows the carrier (lessee) to cancel the lease with as little as 30 days notice for any reason. Banks will not … Continue reading

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Cell Tower Lease Joint Venture (Part 2)

Intrigued by the potential to joint venture your existing cell tower or rooftop lease? Many were, so let me answer the questions I received. “Are these the same cellular buyout companies that would bid on my cell site if I … Continue reading

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Cell Towers: The Way of The Dinosaurs

Will the cell towers go the way the dinosaurs did? Alcatel-Lucent is trying to do just that. Alcatel is a leading communications equipment company that has been on a tear with respect to creating greater speed, capacity and equipment size … Continue reading

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Cell Tower Lease Joint Venture

  Have an existing or soon to be installed cell tower or rooftop cell site? Want the lease income, but don’t want to take all the risk of possible lease termination? How about a joint venture? Maybe the best of … Continue reading

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Sell My Cell Site Lease

  So you want to sell your cell site lease? Probably a good idea to do a little homework first. Right? First let’s take stock of what you have in the way of a cellular site lease and the physical … Continue reading

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Cell tower site price bubble?

With interest rates still at historic lows investment yields need not be enormous to be attractive. Competing with the U. S. 10 year yielding less than 3%, mortgage rates in the 3 to 4% range and money market yields, well … Continue reading

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