Listing ID: 77291
High Profit Low Labor Cost
• Run as Coin-Op Car Wash or Build an Express Car Wash
• 8 Bays, including 1 Bay for RV-Motor Homes
• All Bays equipped with Credit Card Readers, Tokens, Bills, Quarters
• New Dual Changer accepts, major credit cards, dispenses, tokens, bills
• In 2021 – $70,000 Equipment Upgrade
• Vacuum with Fragrance Machine with Vacuum
• Vacuum with Shampoo Machine with Vacuum
• Gorgeous Colorful Canopies over the vacuums
• LED energy saving lights
• Spot Free Water System
• 32 Video Camera Surveillance System
• 12 Vacuums 7 Carolina Pride In-Bay Blow Dryers
• Room to add Auto Detail Services
• New LED Street Sign
• SEE FLYER FOR DETAIL
• BROKER CO-OP WELCOMED
- Asking Price: $1,690,000
- Cash Flow: N/A
- Gross Revenue: N/A
- EBITDA: N/A
- FF&E: N/A
- Inventory: N/A
- Inventory Included: N/A
- Established: N/A
Why is the Current Owner Selling The Business?
There are all kinds of reasons people resolve to sell operating businesses. Nevertheless, the true factor and the one they say to you might be 2 completely different things. As an example, they might claim "I have a lot of other obligations" or "I am retiring". For numerous sellers, these reasons stand. But also, for some, these may just be reasons to attempt to conceal the reality of altering demographics, increased competition, current decrease in incomes, or a range of other factors. This is why it is very crucial that you not count entirely on a vendor's word, yet instead, use the vendor's response along with your total due diligence. This will repaint a more reasonable picture of the business's current circumstance.
Existing Debts and Future Obligations
If the current company is in debt, which many companies are, then you will certainly have reason to consider this when valuating/preparing your deal. Lots of operating businesses finance loans with the purpose of covering things such as inventory, payroll, accounts payable, and so on. Bear in mind that occasionally this can indicate that earnings margins are too small. Numerous businesses fall under a revolving door of taking on debt as a way to pay back various other loans. Along with debts, there may also be future obligations to think about. There may be an outstanding lease on equipment or the building where the business resides. The business might have existing contracts with suppliers that must be met or may cause penalties if terminated early.
Understanding the Customer Base, Competition and Area Demographics
How do companies in the area bring in new customers? Most times, operating businesses have repeat clients, which create the core of their daily revenues. Certain factors such as brand-new competition growing up around the location, road building and construction, as well as personnel turnover can impact repeat customers and negatively impact future earnings. One crucial thing to think about is the location of the business. Is it in a highly trafficked shopping mall, or is it hidden from the main road? Undoubtedly, the more individuals that see the business often, the better the opportunity to develop a returning customer base. A final thought is the general area demographics. Is the business placed in a largely populated city, or is it situated on the outside border of town? Exactly how might the regional average house earnings influence future earnings prospects?