Rooftop leasing of cellular antennas is an outstanding way to utilize unused space on a building’s roof, and essentially has the potential to add one or more additional tenants on unused, un-rentable rooftop space.
A rooftop can have antennas mounted on or above its parapet, on top of elevator shafts, and even have small flagpoles or rooftop cell towers mounted on them. They are usually more difficult to see from ground level and can have less of a visual impact by deployed on an existing structure.
Cell Tower Rent Values: 'Something wicked this way comes.'
A brief message from Kevin Donohue, Managing Partner, Tower Genius, LLC.
Tower Genius is a wireless rooftop leasing and rooftop site management company which works with building owners to develop profitable rooftop cellular antenna sites at locations where cellular antennas already exist. We bring additional revenue generating cellular tenants and carrier revenue to your site. A single rooftop mobile antenna installation by a cellular service carrier can generate between $1,000 to up to $4,000 per month per carrier, depending on your location. Your square footage available on the rooftop will determine the number of carriers which can install rooftop antennas at your site. For example, Verizon Wireless and AT&T (Cingular) have a large equipment shelters that take up around 360 square feet which need to go on the roof or in a spare room or basement. Other carriers such as US Cellular, T-Mobile, Sprint- Nextel, Clearwire and Metro PCS use up much less space for their equipment.
Tower Genius helps building owners to further expand and develop rooftop wireless leased sites. If you've look at the rest of our website, you will see that our primary business is helping landlords to review and negotiate cell site leases all over the United States and Canada. We interact with the attorneys, and real estate managers from all the wireless carriers regularly in all of the major American and Canadian metropolitan wireless markets on lease agreements and lease amendments. These people in our Rolodex happen to be the same people who can potentially get the same carrier to review your rooftop as a potential site.
As your rooftop antenna site management representatives, we will promote your location to our industry contacts and work on your behalf to secure additional rooftop cellular site leases, and expand the site to maximize revenue through the co-location of additional carriers, negotiating the best rates and terms possible.
Cell site owners with existing antennas on their buildings who would like to see if they can receive additional cell tower income are encouraged to contact us. Additionally, we welcome REITs and owners of large portfolios of buildings between 3 – 7 stories in height, that are roughly between 35 and 75 feet high with flat rooftops and available space, and a good line of site. Once you have been through the cell site leasing process, Wireless Carriers are more willing to look at your rooftop portfolio to determine if any of your other locations are viable sites.
Our rooftop consultants would like to talk to you about wireless rooftop management services.
We would like to discuss working in partnership with you to develop and manage your existing rooftop lease and bring additional wireless carriers and cell tower rental income to your rooftop site.
Tower Genius's rooftop lease consultants are seeking rooftop co-location management contracts for the following types of existing cell tower properties or rooftop property portfolios which already have a cellular lease in place:
If you own a building or portfolio of buildings that meet these requirements, are already leasing space to at least one carrier, our cellular site lease consultants would like to speak with you.
We also can help you with the review and negotiation of rooftop cellular antenna leases anywhere in the United States and Canada.
So, you're a landlord with rooftop cellular communication antennas a.k.a "Cell Tower" on your building, and want to tell others about things NOT to do when signing a deal with a carrier? Or maybe you have questions about leasing out your roof to a carrier that contacted you recently, but you don't feel like making your attorney's next mortgage payment...
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occupying extra space then lease deal
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Can they use awning
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Rooftop cell tower lease right of first refusal.
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The income through Cell Towers, after Tax deduction?
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I don't understand why it would be attractive to have another antenna right next to a building that already has an antenna. Wouldn't that provide too much …
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