Business Overview

This business started in 2020 and with its rapid growth has become known as the go-to mobile detailing service in Petersburg, VA and the surrounding areas. Current owner is taking a military transfer to another part of the country and is ready to pass the business on to someone who can continue its expansion.

Services are provided to individuals, companies, fleets, and the government. Existing government/military base contracts are in place. A partnership with one of the nation’s leading ceramic coating companies adds high-margin premium services as an offering to those who want extra protection for their cars and trucks. All equipment and vehicles are included in the sale.

The business is set up to perform mobile detailing at customer locations or at its 1,400 square-foot facility, located 5 miles from Fort Lee. Website allows customers to easily book appointments online


  • Asking Price: $125,000
  • Cash Flow: N/A
  • Gross Revenue: N/A
  • FF&E: N/A
  • Inventory: $3,000
  • Inventory Included: Yes
  • Established: N/A

Detailed Information

  • Property Owned or Leased:N/A
  • Property Included:N/A
  • Building Square Footage:N/A
  • Lot Size:N/A
  • Total Number of Employees:1
  • Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment:N/A
Is Support & Training Included:

2 weeks

Purpose For Selling:

military transfer

Additional Info

The transaction will include inventory valued at $3,000, which is included in the asking price.

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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