Sprint’s sale of its tower portfolio: what does it mean for your lease?

On October 17, 2017, SoftBank and Lendlease announced in a press release their plans to form a joint venture in the wireless industry that will “develop and own infrastructure assets in the United States.”   The new venture – to be named Lendlease Towers – is poised to manage approximately 8,000 cellular sites, with an…

In Business Wireless Agreements

Is the Free Ride Over? What Property Owners Need to Know about In-Building Wireless Agreements.

Disruption has made its way to in-building wireless leases – meaning cellular voice and data, not WiFi. Unlike most industry disruptions, there are upsides for all the players involved, including property owners, tenants, carriers, and third parties. Rather than a change to the technology itself (although that is starting to evolve as well), the key…

Legal Checkup

2017 Legal Checkup

  Happy New Year! My best wishes to you for a safe, healthy and prosperous 2017. A quote that I like a lot is “[a]n ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” I understand this quote has been attributed to Benjamin Franklin. I often use this quote in the context of a business…