Have you ever walked down a neighborhood or town and wondered how all these cell towers ended up on properties? Do cellular companies buy out these properties to place their cell towers? Or is the government securing this land for the companies?

If you don’t know already, be prepared to be surprised – cell towers are almost always built on land or cell sites are deployed on buildings and are leased out by property owners, which means that if you have a building, land or property, to be able to get a cell tower. But getting a cell tower on your site is not easy. In the USA there are about 350,000 cell sites and about 330,000,000 people. About 1 in 1,000 people are cell tower landlords or cell site landlords. Who knew?!

And if you are still reading this and wondering how much a property owner can make through a cell tower lease, keep on reading and you’ll be surprised again. 

What is a Cell Tower Land Lease?

The cell tower rent rates Verizon Wireless, AT&T, DISH, Sprint, T-Mobile, American Tower, SBA, Crown Castle or Vertical Bridge pays can vary significantly and their worth is based on many factors such as location and cellular needs in the area. Cell tower lease valuations vary widely based on a wide variety of factors that Tower Genius has evaluated thousands of times. The value of each cell site lease is determined on a site by site basis.

The bottom line is that the wireless leasing business can be very lucrative for a landowner or it can be a huge headache depending on the kind of lease that you end up signing. So make sure you get sound advice. And who you get that advice from is also important. 

What’s the Demand of Cell Tower Lease Rates For 2020 and Beyond?

And with 5G technology becoming increasingly in-demand in 2020 and 2021, you can well imagine how good things are looking right now for this industry. If you have a property that meets all the criteria of a cell tower lease agreement, you shouldn’t think twice about leasing it out. Private landlords can expect to be paid between $200 and $500 per month if Verizon, AT&T or Sprint selects their rooftop to place a 5G small cell site.  Landlords can expect to receive 100% to 200% additional revenue if their site is selected for a macro cell site or cell tower in 2020 depending on their location if the lease is structured properly. 

Looking to Lease for a Cell Tower?

The Partners of Tower Genius  have 50+ years of cell tower leasing and development experience and we have helped hundreds of property owners across America who have been contacted to have a tower placed on their land to secure awesomedeals with cell tower companies like Crown Castle, American Tower and SBA Communications and wireless carriers such as AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, DISH and Verizon Wireless. The carriers and tower companies are loaded for bear when they contact your with a proposal, are you? Talk to the industry leaders for landlords and property owners, call  Tower Genius today at 888-313-9750.