Can cell leases reduce property value?

Can cell leases reduce property value?  Cell site contracts may reduce property value by limiting a property owner’s ability to manage, develop, finance or sell their proper assets.  Unlike most other landlord – tenant relationships, a telecom lease falls under the Canadian Telecom Act which takes precedence over local and provincial regulations.  This can have Read more about Can cell leases reduce property value?[…]

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?[…]

Antenna Considerations

Antenna Rent Comparables The Rent Index is critical. Fair rents depend primarily on the knowledge of property owners.      Does your Property Insurance Cover Your Antenna Site?? Cell sites can create an insurance challenge. Do you have waivers? Antennas attract lightning – covered ?  RF injury?  Read more… Cell Antenna Lease Buyouts in Canada Read more about Antenna Considerations[…]

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[…]

Telus and Bell combining sites. You may get a Notice of Assignment and a loss of income.

What is an Notice of Assignment?  Why are Telus and Bell combining sites? The closing of cell sites by both Telus and Bell is well underway.  Many of these sites will be operating antennas for both Telus and Bell.  For those property owners or landlords with Telus or Bell cell leases, many can expect to Read more about Telus and Bell combining sites. You may get a Notice of Assignment and a loss of income.[…]