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September 30, 2022
Waterworks Express Acquired by Raceway Car Wash

Waterworks Express Acquired by Raceway Car Wash

The recent acquisition of WaterWorks Express Wash in Norwalk, California, by Raceway Car Wash expands the growing company’s reach across four states — Arizona, Nevada, California,
September 29, 2022
Car Wash M&A, The Column

10 Statements You’ll Want to Answer “Yes” to When Selling

September 29, 2022
Tidal Wave Auto Spa Opens Locations in South Carolina and North Dakota

Tidal Wave Auto Spa Opens Locations in South Carolina and North Dakota

Tidal Wave Auto Spa recently opened express locations in Pickens, South Carolina, and Grand Forks, North Dakota. The new locations are the brand’s 11th in South
September 26, 2022
ZIPS Expands Into Orlando Market

ZIPS Expands Into Orlando Market

The acquisition of six car wash locations in the greater Orlando area grows the ZIPS brand from the coast to inland Florida. Previously, ZIPS locations were
September 26, 2022
Central Florida Sees Two New Caliber Car Washes

Central Florida Sees Two New Caliber Car Washes

Ocala, Florida will gain two Caliber Car Wash locations in the coming months. Renovations are scheduled to be completed by the end of 2022 on one
September 26, 2022
The Wash Tub Car Wash & Boutique Opens New Location in San Marcos, Texas

The Wash Tub Car Wash & Boutique Opens New Location in San Marcos, Texas

The Wash Tub Car Wash & Boutique announced the opening of its newest location in San Marcos, Texas. The chain, which also owns the The Car
September 20, 2022
ZIPS Car Wash Grows Dallas Footprint

ZIPS Car Wash Grows Dallas Footprint

Two Dallas, Texas, Tommy Terrific’s Car Wash locations have been acquired by ZIPS Car Wash. The recent additions expand ZIPS to 20 chains in the Dallas
September 19, 2022
Washville Car Wash Expands Presence in Northeast Market

Washville Car Wash Expands Presence in Northeast Market

Fast growing Washville Car Wash recently acquired four development sites from Shammy’s Car Wash in the New Hampshire and Maine markets. The new sites increase Washville’s
September 17, 2022
Beacon Mobile Acquired by DRB

Beacon Mobile Acquired by DRB

Software and hardware innovator to the carwash industry, DRB®, recently announced it has acquired Beacon Mobile LLC, a mobile technology innovator in the carwash industry. The
September 16, 2022
Amplify Car Wash Advisors Acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Tidal Wave Express on Its Sale to Club Car Wash

Amplify Car Wash Advisors Acted as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Tidal Wave Express on Its Sale to Club Car Wash

Tidal Wave Express Car Wash CEO Partnering with Club Car Wash to Continue Midwest Expansion Efforts SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Amplify Car Wash Advisors, a national mergers
September 16, 2022
Magnolia Wash Holdings Expands in Georgia

Magnolia Wash Holdings Expands in Georgia

Magnolia Wash Holdings has opened its newest location, Mosaic Car Wash, in Pooler, Georgia. “Magnolia is continuing to expand our Georgia portfolio and introduce more communities
September 15, 2022
Continued Growth in Florida for Mister Car Wash

Continued Growth in Florida for Mister Car Wash

The nation’s largest car wash brand Mister Car Wash, Inc. (NYSE: MCW), announced the opening of its newest location in Florida. Including this location, the company
September 14, 2022
Take 5 Car Wash Enters Mississippi

Take 5 Car Wash Enters Mississippi

Take 5 Car Wash announced the openings of two newly converted stores in Mississippi. The updated sites in Eastern Mississippi are the first in the state
September 9, 2022
Car Wash M&A, The Podcast Episode 7 News Overview

Car Wash M&A, The Podcast Episode 7 News Overview

As the car wash industry continues to consolidate, and as shiny new washes come online, many current owners are thinking more aggressively about their future growth
September 8, 2022
Building a Car Wash Legacy

Building a Car Wash Legacy

Industry veterans Bill Martin, partner at Amplify Car Wash Advisors and owner of Metro Express Car Wash, Tom Hoffman Jr. of Hoffman Car Wash, and Justin
September 7, 2022
Mister Car Wash to Participate in Piper Sandler Growth Frontiers Conference

Mister Car Wash to Participate in Piper Sandler Growth Frontiers Conference

The nation’s largest car wash brand, publicly traded Mister Car Wash, Inc. (NYSE” MCW), will participate in a discussion at the 2022 Piper Sandler Growth Frontiers
September 5, 2022
Magnolia Wash Holdings Invests in the Sunshine State

Magnolia Wash Holdings Invests in the Sunshine State

Two new Camel Premium Express Car Wash locations, backed by Magnolia Wash Holdings, have opened in the Jacksonville, Florida area. “As we look to continue to
September 4, 2022
Champion Xpress Carwash Comes to Des Moines

Champion Xpress Carwash Comes to Des Moines

Foam Carwash Express in Urbandale, Iowa has been acquired by Champion Xpress Carwash. This location will be the third of several Champion Xpress locations slated for
September 2, 2022
Las Vegas Sees More LUV Car Wash Locations

Las Vegas Sees More LUV Car Wash Locations

Wrapping up its recent acquisitions in the Las Vegas market, LUV Car Wash completed its rebranding and rehabbing of the new sites. LUV’s marked the sixth
August 30, 2022
Take 5 Car Wash Expands Midwest Footprint

Take 5 Car Wash Expands Midwest Footprint

In a series of acquisitions, which included Auto Oasis Car Wash in Ohio, Soft Touch Car Wash in Michigan, and Clearwater Car Wash and Birdie’s Car
August 29, 2022
Splash Car Wash Acquires 4 Seasons Car Wash Locations

Splash Car Wash Acquires 4 Seasons Car Wash Locations

Splash Car Wash’s acquisition of the 4 Seasons Car Wash locations in Liverpool, New York will bring Splash’s location count to fifty-four, thirty-eight of which are
August 28, 2022
Mammoth Holdings Tightens Grip on South Dakota

Mammoth Holdings Tightens Grip on South Dakota

The launch of Mammoth Holdings LLC’s Silver Star Car Wash locations in South Dakota lay the groundwork for Mammoth’s growth strategy in the Northwest. The recent
August 26, 2022
Fast Growing Mr. Magic Car Wash backed by Private Equity

Fast Growing Mr. Magic Car Wash backed by Private Equity

Mr. Magic Car Wash, backed by private equity firm Incline Equity, has purchased eight companies and 15 locations in eight months. Their plan is to buy
August 26, 2022
Soapy Joe's Car Wash Continues San Diego Expansion

Soapy Joe’s Car Wash Continues San Diego Expansion

The opening of the new Soapy Joe’s Car Wash in El Cajon, California marks the brand’s 17th location in the San Diego area. With three additional
August 25, 2022
Private Equity Provides Cash Infusion to Cheetah Clean Auto Wash

Private Equity Provides Cash Infusion to Cheetah Clean Auto Wash

The partnership with independent private equity firm, Blue Equity, will provide Cheetah Clean Auto Wash additional growth capital, including human capital, back-office support, advisement on geographic
August 24, 2022
Washing Cars and Conserving Water

Washing Cars and Conserving Water

In the water conservation fight, car washes are leading the charge. Fifteen of Mister Car Wash’s Utah locations currently use an improved reclamation system, ultimately cutting
August 23, 2022
More Car Washes Coming to Wichita Area

More Car Washes Coming to Wichita Area

More car wash chains are entering the Wichita market. Silverstar Car Wash, Tommy’s Express Car Wash and Take 5 Car Wash all have sites in development,
August 22, 2022
Car Washes Booming in Tampa Region

Car Washes Booming in Tampa Region

Why the boom? More vehicles per household, bigger chains offering convenient membership programs, and an attractive profit margin has drawn more investors to the industry. 
August 20, 2022
Why Private Equity is Buying Car Washes

Why Private Equity is Buying Car Washes

Private equity firms are buying up car washes. The Wall Street Journal’s podcast, The Journal., explains how the humble car wash evolved into such a lucrative
August 19, 2022
Quick Quack Car Wash Expands in Utah

Quick Quack Car Wash Expands in Utah

Quick Quack Car Wash tightens its holds on the Utah market with the recent acquisition of four Gorilla Car Wash locations. The Top 100 Conveyer Car
August 18, 2022
ModWash Acquires Home Team Car Wash

ModWash Acquires Home Team Car Wash

Commercial Plus Group Announces ModWash’s Acquisition of Home Team Car Wash  Commercial Plus Group, a leading car wash and gas station brokerage and advisory firm
August 16, 2022
Report Forecasts Growth for $29 Billion Global Car Wash Market

Report Forecasts Growth for $29 Billion Global Car Wash Market

According to the Global Car Wash Service Market 2022 Report (available here ) the car wash industry is expected to grow at a 3.1% compound annual
August 16, 2022
Maximizing Growth Through Innovation

Maximizing Growth Through Innovation

See how Amplify Car Wash Advisors is improving car wash operations and maximizing growth with their new vertical, Amplify Ventures. Wash Trends  magazine takes a look
August 12, 2022
Car Wash M&A, The Podcast Episode 6 Overview

Car Wash M&A, The Podcast Episode 6 Overview

PREDICTIONS FOR THE REST OF 2022 Here’s the good news: while the economy tightens, there’s plenty of room for growth in the car wash industry. In
August 12, 2022
Jax Kar Wash Expands into Detroit Market

Jax Kar Wash Expands into Detroit Market

By the end of 2022, Jax Kar Wash intends to open over 30 locations in the Detroit Metro area. The recent strategic acquisition of 11 Super
August 9, 2022
Colton Rodgers Joins Amplify as VP of M&A

Colton Rodgers Joins Amplify as VP of M&A

Colton Rodgers Joins Amplify Car Wash Advisors as Vice President of Mergers and Acquisitions SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Amplify Car Wash Advisors, a national mergers and acquisitions
August 5, 2022
Surf Thru Car Wash Opens 4 New Locations in July

Surf Thru Car Wash Opens 4 New Locations in July

In July, Surf Thru Car Wash expanded by adding new locations in Nevada, Arizona, and Texas.  The four new locations brings Surf Thru’s total to
August 5, 2022
Pink Bird Car Wash Announces Major Investment

Pink Bird Car Wash Announces Major Investment

Pink Bird Car Wash announced a $100 million investment from Montgomery Street Partner, which the brand plans to use to develop 15 new Pink Bird locations.
August 5, 2022
WOW Carwash Opens New Locations in Las Vegas Valley

WOW Carwash Opens New Locations in Las Vegas Valley

WOW Carwash opened its newest location in the Centennial Hills neighborhood of Las Vegas Valley. Since 2017, WOW Carwash has been establishing its brand and building
August 5, 2022
Speedy Splash Carwash Acquired by Club Car Wash

Speedy Splash Carwash Acquired by Club Car Wash

Club Car Wash announces the acquisition of 11 Speedy Splash Carwash locations in Arkansas and Oklahoma. The Speedy Splash locations will be under the Club Car
August 2, 2022
SCWA Webinar with Lanese Barnett - Building Meaningful Relationships

SCWA Webinar with Lanese Barnett – Building Meaningful Relationships

Join Lanese on August 11th for this SCWA webinar on Building Meaningful Relationships. Lanese will share her expertise and insights with everyone in the webinar. The
July 29, 2022
Spotless Brands Expansion in Oklahoma

Spotless Brands Expansion in Oklahoma

Spotless Brands announced the addition of three new car was locations in Oklahoma. These locations will operate under the Okie Express brand. Commercial Plus supported this
July 28, 2022
El Car Wash Acquired By Warburg Pincus

El Car Wash Acquired By Warburg Pincus

El Car Wash, a car wash chain in South Florida across Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties, announces its acquisition by Warburg Pincus. The acquisition will
July 28, 2022
GO Car Wash Expands with Acquisition of Genie Express

GO Car Wash Expands with Acquisition of Genie Express

GO Car Wash expands its footprint in Texas with the acquisition of Genie Express Car Wash. With this acquisition, GO will now have nine locations with
July 28, 2022
Raceway Expands with New Development Locations in Nevada

Raceway Expands with New Development Locations in Nevada

Raceway acquired two new development locations in Reno, expanding its Sierra Car Wash brand to 11 locations. With this acquisition, Raceway now has 38 locations in
July 28, 2022
Super Star Car Wash Expands into Texas

Super Star Car Wash Expands into Texas

Super Star Car Wash Touches Down in Texas with Six New Dallas Locations The innovative, high-quality express car wash business is bringing its affordability and convenience
July 19, 2022
Super Star Adds More Los Angeles Locations

Super Star Adds More Los Angeles Locations

Super Star Car Wash acquired two Quick N Clean express carwash locations in Los Angeles, expanding their presence in the LA area. Super Star currently has
July 18, 2022
Champion Xpress Expands in Iowa and Illinois

Champion Xpress Expands in Iowa and Illinois

With the acquisition of Super Clean Car Wash, Champion Xpress Carwash expands its Iowa presence and steps into the Illinois market.  Champion will integrate Super
July 15, 2022
Big Dan's Car Wash Adds Second Woodstock, GA Location

Big Dan’s Car Wash Adds Second Woodstock, GA Location

Big Dan’s Car Wash expands to a second Woodstock, GA location with a ribbon cutting ceremony on July 7th.  With free amenities, discounts on memberships,
July 15, 2022
Amplify Car Wash Advisors and Commercial Plus Close on 19 Dallas-Ft Worth Locations with More Coming Soon

Amplify Car Wash Advisors and Commercial Plus Close on 19 Dallas-Ft Worth Locations with More Coming Soon

Amplify Car Wash Advisors and Commercial Plus Close on 19 Dallas-Fort Worth Locations with More Coming Soon Amplify Represented Q Car Wash in Acquisition by Caliber,
 

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