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January 20, 2022

Amplify Car Wash Advisors Closes on a Record 30 Car Washes in December

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Amplify Car Wash Advisors, a national mergers and acquisitions and capital advisory firm founded by Bill Martin and Jeff Pavone, closed […]

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January 2, 2022

Zips Car Wash acquires Big Wave Express

PLANO, Texas — ZIPS Car Wash announced its expansion in New Mexico with the acquisition of family-owned, single store Big Wave Xpress Car Wash […]

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December 8, 2021

Top 50 Car Washes of 2021

A snapshot of the country’s leading tunnel brands and operators by Professional Carwashing & Detailing (PCD). ByPCD StaffonDecember 6, 2021 Each year, the editors […]

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November 30, 2021

Atlantic Street Capital Acquires Four Seasons Car Wash

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Amplify Car Wash Advisors, a national mergers and acquisitions and capital advisory firm founded by Bill Martin and Jeff Pavone, announced […]

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November 24, 2021

Industry Veterans Launch Luv Car Wash

Susquehanna Private Capital announced that it is joining forces with seasoned industry leaders Darren Skarecky and JT Thomson to launch…   >> Click here […]

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November 19, 2021

Creating and Maintaining a Customer-Focused Culture

In a time of shifting protocols — mask mandates, social distancing, the push for contact-free options — how does a service-oriented business maintain a […]

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November 11, 2021

Missed our Webinar? “Preparing for Buying or Selling a Car Wash”

Have you considered selling your car wash business? The market is hotter than ever and continues to produce record multiples. Today, more buyers have […]

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November 11, 2021

Changing Tax Times

CHANGING TAX TIMES What could new laws mean for professional carwash owners? By Chris Jenks on November 11, 2021 The Biden administration and House […]

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November 9, 2021

Reminder – Attend our Seminar “M&A and Financing Trends in the Car Wash Industry”

Your operation is unique, and it’s important you find the best possible deal for where you are right now. That’s why we’ve developed a specific process to maximize […]

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October 25, 2021

Attend our Webinar “Preparing for Buying or Selling a Car Wash”

Have you considered selling your car wash business? The market is hotter than ever and continues to produce record multiples. Today, more buyers have […]

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October 5, 2021

Visit Us At The Car Wash Show 2021

Attend our Partner Solution Session at THE CAR WASH SHOW in Las Vegas, “M&A and Financing Trends in the Car Wash Industry Today,” on […]

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September 30, 2021

David Hoffmann Appointed Chairman and CEO of Mammoth Holdings

ATLANTA, Sept. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — David Hoffmann has been appointed Chairman and CEO of Mammoth Holding, LLC, an Atlanta-based conveyor car wash operator with a portfolio of […]

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September 10, 2021

Podcast: Grow Or Exit – Is Now The Time To Choose?

Grow Or Exit – Is Now The Time To Choose? Jeff Pavone Shares Insights From Amplify Click here to listen to the podcast: https://www.carwash.org/car-wash-magazine/podcast/episode/episode-193-grow-or-exit—is-now-the-time-to-choose-jeff-pavone-shares-insights-from-amplify

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September 1, 2021

Private-Equity Backed National, Regional Chains Growth Continues Threefold

What 2021 Has Revealed So Far? Private-Equity Backed National and Regional Chains Are Rapidly Growing Just a few years ago, there were only a […]

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August 27, 2021

A Shiny New Opportunity

Car washes used to take time, staff and good weather to operate. There was no guarantee how much money they’d bring in in any […]

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August 19, 2021

Express Exterior by the Numbers

When it comes to express exterior, it is all about the numbers. How many cars do you wash per hour; how many club members […]

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August 5, 2021

Dave Hoffmann Joins Mammoth Holdings’ Board of Directors

ATLANTA, August 3, 2021 /  / — Mammoth Holdings, LLC (“Mammoth”), an Atlanta-based conveyor car wash operator, announced that Dave Hoffmann, who served as […]

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August 4, 2021

How Long Will the Market Stay This Hot?

Why now may be the right time to sell your car wash The car wash industry has seen a significant increase in valuations, and […]

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July 24, 2021

How to Maximize Your Car Wash Value with Monthly Plan Memberships

Boost Cash Flow Now and Increase Your Business Valuation Later When Looking to Sell, Partner, or Grow Your Car Wash While they are not […]

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July 21, 2021

2021 – The State of Professional Car Washing

The industry is growing fast; is it sustainable? ByRich DiPaoloonJuly 19, 2021 Rich DiPaolo is the Associate Publisher – Editorial of Professional Carwashing & […]

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July 21, 2021

M&A Activity on the Rise; Amplify Car Wash Advisors Completes Three Multi-Site Transactions

Iron Skillet Partners Acquires Six Carmel Car Wash Locations M&A Activity on the Rise; Amplify Car Wash Advisors Completes Three Multi-Site Transactions SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. […]

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June 22, 2021

Are Markets Becoming Saturated with Car Washes?

Brad Mann, Vice President of Mergers & Acquisitions for Amplify Car Wash Advisors, joins Associate Publisher Rich DiPaolo to discuss the state of market […]

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June 5, 2021

Mister Car Wash Files for IPO

According to a news post on Barron’s, the country’s leading conveyor carwash chain operator Mister Car Wash, backed by Leonard Green & Partners, is […]

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May 18, 2021

Top 50 Car Wash List Changing Rapidly

Not even a global pandemic slowed down investments and acquisitions in this market. The carwash industry continues to grow and consolidate, and the Top […]

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May 14, 2021

Metro Express Car Wash acquires 3 Like Nu Car Washes

BOISE — Metro Express Car Wash announced it has acquired three Like Nu Car Wash locations in Idaho, bringing it to a total of […]

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May 5, 2021

Is Now Time to Sell?

Factors smaller operators need to consider in today’s market. The current boom market in the car wash industry is not without risks, particularly for […]

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April 14, 2021

Will A National Car Wash Brand Emerge?

Jeff Pavone and Bill Martin from Amplify Car Wash Advisors discuss the consolidation and growth trends among carwash operators. In this PC&D Unscripted interview, […]

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April 2, 2021

Car Wash Advisory Firm Expands Leadership Team

Amplify Car Wash Advisors Expands Leadership Team Brad Mann and Lanese Barnett Join Amplify Car Wash Advisors  SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Amplify Car Wash Advisors, […]

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January 15, 2021

Roark Capital-Backed Driven Brands Climbs After $700 Million IPO

Driven Brands Holdings Inc., an automotive services company backed by Roark Capital, rose 21% in its U.S. trading debut after raising $700 million in an […]

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January 12, 2021

Zips Acquires 5 Blue Iguana Locations

Zips Car Wash has made another acquisition adding five more Blue Iguana car washes in the greater St. Louis area, after acquiring three Blue […]

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November 10, 2020

PC&D’s Top 50 Car Wash Chains of 2020

Did your car wash make the Top 50 Car Washes this year? Here is the Top 10 List: 1. Mister Car Wash – 338 […]

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November 6, 2020

CAR WASH Magazine Live – Bill Martin, Derek Martin and Metro Express Car Wash

Watch Car Wash Hall of Famer Bill Martin and his son Derek share how they stay ahead of the curve when it comes to […]

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October 28, 2020

Carwash M&A Heats Up

Why is the carwash market so hot, and will it last? By Jeff Pavone   The carwash industry has been one of the hottest markets […]

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October 22, 2020

Raceway Car Wash Announcing Acquisitions in Reno

Raceway Car Wash (RWCW) and Clear Sky Capital announce the acquisition of two Metro Car Wash locations in the Reno area. With this acquisition, […]

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October 14, 2020

Jeff Pavone Talks about the State of the Car Wash Market 2020

Jeff Pavone of Amplify Car Wash Advisors and Commercial Plus discusses merger and acquisition activity in the industry. The newest PC&D Unscripted video interview […]

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September 25, 2020

WashCast – Featuring Bill Martin

The inaugural episode of WashCast, a podcast by Suds Creative, Jason Baumgartner and Chris Moriarity chat with industry legend Bill Martin of Metro Express […]

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June 2, 2020

Seasoned Industry Veterans Partner to Launch New Firm: Amplify Car Wash Advisors

Scottsdale, AZ – Amplify Car Wash Advisors, a full-service car wash advisory firm, is open for business. Born of the partnership between Bill Martin, […]

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December 5, 2019

GO Car Wash has acquired Upper Image Car Wash

GO CAR WASH ENTERS LAS VEGAS MARKET PHOENIX —GO Car Wash has acquired four Upper Image Car Wash sites in Las Vegas. “We are […]

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November 15, 2019

CleanFreak Sells 6 More Locations to True Blue Car Wash

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — True Blue Car Wash LLC has announced the successful acquisition of six additional Clean Freak Car Wash locations in Arizona, bringing […]

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June 5, 2019

Mammoth Holdings tied for 9th Place on the CP Top 100

Mammoth Holdings’ “Operator-Focused” Conveyor Car Wash Platform Expands Its Atlanta Presence Mammoth Holdings, LLC (“Mammoth”), an Atlanta-based express conveyor car wash operator, has added […]

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May 31, 2019

Commercial Plus Announces More Car Wash Transactions

Arizona based car wash brokerage, Commercial Plus, continues to help car wash owners buy and sell car washes all over the country. Michigan: Commercial […]

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May 13, 2019

Mammoth Holdings acquires Finish Line Car Wash

Finish Line Car Wash joins Mammoth Holdings’ “Operator-Focused” Conveyor Car Wash Platform ATLANTA, May 12, 2019 Mammoth Holdings, LLC (“Mammoth”), an Atlanta-based express conveyor […]

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May 1, 2019

Soap & Mirrors Newsletter • Car Wash Show Special Edition 2019

M&A and Financing Newsletter for Car Washes Includes: Types of Private Equity Groups, What’s a real addback?, and EBITDA Multiples – taking a closer […]

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April 15, 2019

Commercial Plus Releases Updated Top 100 Car Wash List for 2019

Car washes are growing faster than ever and Commercial Plus is grateful to continue to play a large part in making it all happen. […]

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April 1, 2019

Mister Car Wash acquires Firehouse Soft Car Wash in Michigan

Commercial Plus, LLC, a brokerage specializing in the purchase and sale of multi-site car wash chains, is pleased to announce the successful sale of […]

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February 2, 2019

Keep-m-Clean has been acquired

Commercial Plus, LLC, a brokerage specializing in the purchase and sale of multi-site car wash chains, is pleased to announce the successful sale of […]

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December 30, 2018

Car wash owners are enjoying easy access to capital.

“The access to capital is exceptional, and I think that will continue,” said George Odden, principal of Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Commercial Plus Capital Advisory Services […]

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December 15, 2018

Mister Car Wash acquires Prime Shine Car Wash

Mister Car Wash continues to grow with their latest acquisition of Prime Shine Car Wash, a chain of 19 express car washes headquartered in […]

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November 9, 2018

PC&D’s Top 50 Car Wash List for 2018

Wow! The consolidation and growth within the car wash industry has been nothing short of amazing this year. We are grateful to have been […]

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July 17, 2018

The Delicate Balance of Leadership

In the recent issue of Car Wash Magazine, the topic of Leadership was explored from a variety of angles. Here is an excerpt from […]

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June 1, 2018

M&A and Financing Trends in the Car Wash Industry

Commercial Plus recently had the privilege to speak at the Car Wash Show in Las Vegas. Just in case you missed it, catch the […]

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December 20, 2017

CARWASH M&A TRENDS: IS IT TIME TO SELL?

CARWASH M&A TRENDS: IS IT TIME TO SELL? It’s the hottest market in memory for selling a carwash.  Sergey_Nivens/Essentials/iStock It’s true: This is the […]

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November 8, 2017

2017 Top 50 List of Conveyor Car Washes by Professional Carwashing and Detailing

For the past three years, the same carwash chains have dominated the top five slots in the same order: Mister Car Wash, Autobell Car […]

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February 10, 2017

Mister Carwash is Expanding into West Michigan

Grand Rapids, MI – Mister Carwash purchased Southland Auto Wash in West Michigan on Thursday, Feb. 9th. Mister Carwash now owns over 200 locations […]

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August 17, 2016

Mister Carwash Open at Multiple Locales

TUCSON, Ariz. – According to a company press release, Mister Car Wash has expanded its Texas footprint with the acquisition of The Car Wash […]

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August 12, 2016

Mister Car Wash acquires three more Utah car washes

Aug 10, 2016 Mister Car Wash added three Salt Lake City locations with its acquisition Platinum Car Wash & Detail locations this week, according […]

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August 12, 2016

Quack Car Wash Opens First of Ten Car Washes in Utah County

Spanish Fork—Quack Car Wash, a Roseville, California-based company, has announced the opening of the first of at least ten car washes to be built […]

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June 10, 2016

Ziebart Corporation announces summer event tour to support national charity partner Journey4ACure®

Ziebart Corporation (a wholly owned subsidiary of Ziebart International Corporation) is excited to expand their support of their national charity partner Journey4ACure (J4AC), a […]

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April 28, 2016

ZIPS CAR WASH ACQUIRES 7 CARWASH LOCATIONS IN KNOXVILLE

JONESBORO, Ark. — Zips Car Wash announced it has acquired seven express, exterior carwash locations, according to a press release. The acquired Arland Car […]

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April 28, 2016

Mister Car Wash Enters Mississippi with Seven-Store Acquisition

The Tucson, Arizona-based company now employs close to 7,000 car care professionals with 172 car washes and 32 lube centers in 20 states. For information […]

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April 27, 2016

Commercial Plus Announces The Launch Of CPTOP100.COM

Scottsdale, AZ Commercial Plus Group announces the launch of The Commercial Plus Top 100. The Top 100 lists the largest US conveyor car wash chains […]

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