Business Overview

A full-service salon for men and women. Services include cut & style, color, manicures, pedicures, waxing and more. By appointment only.

Well established for over 41 years! And at this location for over 32 years!!

Current owner would like to continue working and rent a chair for the next 5 years!

Location: Prime retail space in Chicago’s premier River North neighborhood. Perfectly situated at a major intersection just off I-90. Surrounded by a dense commercial and residential area!

Feel free to stop by the location as a customer first. This is a highly confidential listing, please DO NOT talk to any of the employees or patrons. If interested, contact EnergiZ for more information. Showings by appointment only.

Listed By Tom Traina at EnergiZ & Associates


  • Asking Price: $129,000
  • Cash Flow: N/A
  • Gross Revenue: N/A
  • FF&E: N/A
  • Inventory: N/A
  • Inventory Included: N/A
  • Established: 1980

Detailed Information

  • Property Owned or Leased:N/A
  • Property Included:N/A
  • Building Square Footage:1,500
  • Lot Size:N/A
  • Total Number of Employees:4
  • Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment:N/A
About The Facility:

Leased space $3,400/mth gross. Current lease expires Mar 2026 with two 5-year options. Square Feet: 1,500. Seating: 7 Chairs. Days/Hrs of Operation: Tu-Fr 9a-6:30p, Sa 8a-5p. Value of FF&E: Included In Asking Price.

Purpose For Selling:


Pros and Cons:

A fantastic salon. The very best in all of Chicago. Experienced stylists. Expert coloring. Skillful nail technicians. Professional products. A delightful group! Ideal location in the heart of River North. Conveniently located. Warm and welcoming interior. Known for their outstanding service. Rated 5 stars on Google, 5 stars on Yelp and 4.8 stars on Facebook!

Opportunities and Growth:

A real gem. Top notch. Neighborhood favorite. Many loyal long-time customers. The “go-to” salon in the loop. Highly rated & recommended, great reputation to continue to build upon!

Additional Info

The business was started in 1980, making the business 42 years old.

The business has 4 employees and resides in a building with estimated square footage of 1,500 sq ft.
The building is leased by the business for $3,400 per Month

Why is the Current Owner Selling The Business?

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Existing Debts and Future Obligations

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Understanding the Customer Base, Competition and Area Demographics

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