PART II: SO YOU WANT TO OWN A CAR WASH - NOW WHAT DO YOU DO?
Published on 11/6/2015
This is the second of a multi-part series to answer some common questions for the investor who has decided he/she wants to own a car wash.
Part 2: Where is the best location for it?
Here are just a few items relative to your location that have impact on the success of your car wash. Of course, there are more factors and characteristics to your location that are important, but this is just a starting point to learn the number of cars available to be washed in a five-mile radius of your proposed site.
What is the average household income in a five-mile radius of your location?
How many vehicles are parked in that five-mile radius, e.g. how many vehicles are on record for each household?
AUTEC will gladly run a demographic study of the five miles surrounding your location. Click on this link to share your location on our CONTACT US form. Write in the comments that you would like to get a demographic study.
What is the traffic count passing by your location?
Here's an easy guide to conducting a traffic count yourself.