Buying land for a cell tower

by D
(Tennessee)

So, if a person was looking to buy a lot specifically to use for a lease for a cell tower, how would the person know if a lot would be accepted by one of the carriers for this purpose? For example, there are a lot of parcels of land in my area that are affordable, but they'd be good for nothing but a cell tower (think very rural). If I had 3 or 4 in mind, how would I know which one (if any) of these would be accepted? In other words, I don't wanna buy a parcel of land for this purpose only to find out that it's a dud as far as using for cell tower leasing goes. Thanks!

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Jun 15, 2016
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Well did you?
by: Anonymous

I am about to do the same thing but im very lost right now. Did you ever do it?

Nov 05, 2015
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Don't do it. Too much risk.
by: Stephen

Bad idea unless your uncle is the radio frequency engineer or real estate manager for on of the carriers. Try looking for a distressed or foreclosed or bank owned property with a cell tower or building with a rooftop cell site and buy that.

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