Business Overview

The perfect place to build a base tan prior to a trip or a custom airbrush spray tan for a special event or just want to enjoy a tan year-round.

Features 4 tanning beds (SolarForce 648 & Solaris 442) and 1 stand up (SunScape 756V), plus personal airbrush spray tanning. Room for 2 additional tanning beds!

Also, offering a selection of high-quality lotions from many of the top brands: Australian Gold, California Tan, Swedish Beauty, Supre, Designer Skin and Devoted Creations.

Independent, no royalty, advertising or transfers fees. Great margins!

Simple operation. Owner operated – works about 30 hours a week.

Well-established for over 17 years. And with the same owner!

Database of over 8,500 clients included in the asking price!

Location: Prime retail space in a busy neighborhood Jewel-Osco shopping center along with a salon & spa, accountant, cleaners, gym, bank, restaurant and more. Close to a popular lifestyle center featuring specialty retailers, restaurants, luxury apartments, professional office spaces and a movie theater. Also surrounded by many upscale homes!

Perfectly situated in an affluent north suburb that is considered part of the North Shore. This area is known for its fine amenities & services, excellent schools, 34 parks & playgrounds, great shopping & dining and proximity to local expressways & commuter trains. One of Chicago’s premier suburbs – a vibrant community that continues to grow with great success and style!

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: $149,900
  • Cash Flow: $76,181
  • Gross Revenue: $126,000
  • FF&E: N/A
  • Inventory: N/A
  • Inventory Included: N/A
  • Established: 2004

Detailed Information

  • Property Owned or Leased:N/A
  • Property Included:N/A
  • Building Square Footage:1,000
  • Lot Size:N/A
  • Total Number of Employees:2
  • Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment:N/A
About The Facility:

Leased space - cheap $1,600/mth gross. Current lease is month to month. Landlord will give a new lease. Square Feet: 1,000. Days/Hrs of Operation: Mo-Fr 10a-7p, Sa 10a-4p, Su 10:30a-1:30p. Owners Role: Active, works about 30 hours per week. Value of FF&E: Included In Asking Price.

Is Support & Training Included:

One-week on-site comprehensive training.

Purpose For Selling:


Pros and Cons:

The best tanning salon on the North Shore. A refreshingly positive tanning experience. Upscale environment. Calming atmosphere. Impeccably clean. Well maintained advanced sun tanning equipment. The best high quality tanning lotions and skin care products. And their in-house spray tan solution is gluten free, paraben free, cruelty free, sulfate free, nut allergy free, non-comedogenic, and 100% vegan. Perfect color, flawless application and consistent results, with no harsh chemicals, orange color or lingering smells. Professional staff. Knowledgeable, well-trained, certified tanning consultants. Experienced airbrush spray tan technicians. Customized tanning. The look and health of one’s skin is their number one priority. Unmatched level of service. The very best results!

Opportunities and Growth:

Highly successful. Bronzing and providing vitamin D to the North Shore since 2004. Area favorite - clients come from all over the North Shore. Tons of regulars. Many satisfied customers. Conveniently located. Highly rated and recommended, great reputation to continue to build upon!

Additional Info

The company was started in 2004, making the business 18 years old.

The company has 2 Part-Time employees and resides in a building with estimated square footage of 1,000 sq ft.
The real estate is leased by the company for $1,600 per Month

Why is the Current Owner Selling The Business?

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