Schmidt will address the basics of cell-tower siting as well as how a storage operator can improve his chances of being approached for a lease. He will also cover recommendations for improving the wireless company’s template lease, issues unique to self-storage, current trends that impact owners with cell sites, technical advances, and lease buyouts.
Schmidt is president of Steel in the Air, a cell-tower-lease consulting firm that provides guidance to public and private landowners in determining the fair market value of cell-tower leases. The company has assisted more than 1,000 clients with proposed and existing cell-tower and cell-site lease issues, including a number of self-storage owners. For more information, visit www.steelintheair.com.
The ISS Vegas Expo features four days of educational seminars, vendor exhibits and networking opportunities. The show will take place at The Venetian Hotel Resort Casino and Sands Expo & Convention Center. It is sponsored by Inside Self-Storage magazine, a monthly trade publication for owners, operators, managers, investors and suppliers of the storage industry. For details, visit www.insideselfstorage.com/expo.