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June 2016

3 Must-Have Merits in Cell Site Lease Advisor

June 21st, 2016|

With technology continually advancing and cell sites constantly being erected to keep up with growing demand for network coverage, more and more people are finding themselves with an opportunity to take on a landlord role. The wireless industry can be extremely difficult to navigate, especially as a novice, so it’s no surprise that many landlords [...]

What Factors Influence the Value of Your Cell Tower Lease in a Buyout Situation?

June 14th, 2016|

If you’re fortunate enough to have a cell site on your property, you may have been contacted by a lease buyout firm about taking over your cell site lease in exchange for a significant lump sum of cash. If you haven’t gotten such an offer, it may only be a matter of time. While cold [...]

3 Mistakes to Sidestep When Dealing with a Wireless Carrier

June 2nd, 2016|

If you’ve been approached by a wireless carrier looking to rent space on your property to construct a cell tower or put a cell site on your building’s roof, congratulations! Not everyone gets this opportunity. Steady monthly income sounds great … doesn’t it? Before you sign a lease agreement, keep these tips in mind. Don’t [...]

May 2016

How to Protect Yourself From Unfavorable Cell Site Lease Terms

May 23rd, 2016|

A cell tower lease can offer quite a lucrative opportunity, providing recurring income and potentially increasing the value of your property. It may almost feel like you’re getting a significant something ($$$) for almost nothing (the use of space you already had). Before you sign on the dotted line, though, be warned that the lease [...]

So, You Scored a Cell Tower Lease. Why Do You Need The Filo Group?

May 19th, 2016|

If you’re a cell site leaseholder, you probably feel quite fortunate to have been offered the opportunity to sign a lease agreement with a carrier tenant, and rightfully so. Getting a cell tower (and the regular flow of income that comes with it) on your property isn’t easy to accomplish. Though many people would absolutely [...]

Tower Companies’ Financial Results Show U.S. Cell Tower Market Is Alive and Well

May 10th, 2016|

Investors, leaseholders and cell tower companies have felt threatened by the prospect that wireless carriers would shift the focus of their network strategies to small cells and other non-traditional communication equipment. We reported about American Tower and Crown Castle stock losing value in the wake of a report from re/code about Sprint Inc.’s Next Generation [...]

Sprint’s New Spinoff Designed to Acquire $2.2 Billion in Assets

May 3rd, 2016|

In light of Sprint’s Next Generation Network Initiative, we’ve been talking about the carrier more than usual as of late. Sprint’s forward-looking goals aren’t likely to be embraced by tower companies, whose livelihoods depend on cell tower leases with wireless carriers. After rumors about Sprint’s intentions surfaced, share prices for American Tower, Crown Castle, and [...]

Video: Supporting current and future cellular tower leaseholders

May 3rd, 2016|

The Filo Group provides customized services and solutions to serve a diverse range of cellular leaseholders nationwide. With expertise in all facets of the wireless industry, we offer sound advice and trustworthy representation based on your specific circumstances and needs. The Filo Group can help maximize rental income and assure the most favorable terms—whether you’re [...]

April 2016

Cell Tower Lease Advisors and the Paradox of Choice

April 26th, 2016|

The modern world presents us with countless choices, and that is just how we Americans like it. This explains why Best Buy doesn’t sell two or three televisions and why Starbucks offers 80,000+ drink combinations. We love to think that more is, in fact, more. Information, products, services, opinions—it’s all readily available and at our [...]

What Do Sprint’s 5G Plans Mean for Property Owners and Cell Tower Leaseholders?

April 12th, 2016|

We previously talked about Sprint Inc.’s Next Generation Network Initiative, which was said to include $1 billion in cost-cutting with the relocation of towers from leased sites to government-owned land as well as the concentrated deployment of small cells. At Deutsche Bank’s recent Media, Internet and Telecom conference, Sprint CEO Tarek Robbiati clarified its focus [...]