Canada Rent Index Map – the Landlord’s Best Negotiation Tool

Looking for comparable cell lease rates in Canada as there is little public information on current cell antenna rates for ROgers, Telus & Bell.  Carriers use confidentiality clauses and legal notices to keep the sharing of this information to a minumum.  This makes it difficut to negotiate renewals and new leases at any time.  Carriers Read more about Canada Rent Index Map – the Landlord’s Best Negotiation Tool[…]

Landlords losing rents?

Are landlords losing rents? Are they keeping up with the 8% annual increases in cell site revenues? Rogers is deploying high capacity antennas. Bell is carrying Telus in eastern Canada.  Telus is removing sites in the east. Telus is carrying Bell in western Canada.  Bell is removing sites in the west. Shaw has bought WIND Read more about Landlords losing rents?[…]

21 Secrets of Cell Lease Negotiations

16 Secrets of Negotiations   Many landlords are operating in the dark when it comes to cell lease negotiations.  This is done on purpose.  Landlords are used to comparing rents, audits, assessments and use of their properties.  Little of this is available for cell antenna sites.   Getting a handle on key data starts with Read more about 21 Secrets of Cell Lease Negotiations[…]

Panel Gallery

Click on image to view full size. Cellular Panel Gallery – Not Antennas Think of peas in pods. Cell panels (pods) come in a variety of shapes and sizes.   Panels are not antennas but are often referred to that way by carriers.  Panels can contain many antenna transponders (peas) – each transponder is licensed Read more about Panel Gallery[…]

Market Rents – how are they determined – site installed revenue potential.

There are now 35 million cell phones across Canada.  More phones means more bandwidth (MHz) needed.  Cell phones have become a lifestyle. Whether a cell antenna site is downtown or rural, the value to the carriers can be measured by their installed potential (MHz).  Antenna site rents obtained by carriers are usually very low and Read more about Market Rents – how are they determined – site installed revenue potential.[…]