Award Winning Express Carwash with Land - Hawthorne, CA

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PetroCal Associates is pleased to offer a unique opportunity to acquire an award winning, high volume express exterior carwash with land in a prime South Bay location. This offering is rare as this is truly a turn-key opportunity with both long-term stability and the potential for continued revenue and profit growth.

The offering highlights include:

  • Location, Location, Location -Situated on West Rosecrans Avenue, a major retail corridor off I-405, with daily traffic counts exceeding 35,000 cars/day
  • Trade Area -Located in one of the most densely populated areas of Los Angeles County with nearly 300,000 residents and nearly 80,000 employees in a 3 mile radius
  • Neighborhood -Surrounded by a full complement of retailers including a nearly 600,000 SF power center anchored by Wal-Mart and Home Depot
  • Limited Competition –Closest express car wash competitor is over 2 miles away

Green Forest Car Wash was developed by Tricia Knott and washed its first car in 2009.
The business and facility highlights include:

  • Eight full years of operations, all of which have been profitable
  • 2016 was the strongest year since opening, continuing the trend of increasing revenue, cars washed, and profitability
  • Two-time winner of the SoCal Environmental Excellence Development Award
  • State of the art water reclaim system that recycles 100% of the water used on-site  An NS Wash Systems tunnel capable of accommodating over 100 cars per hour

Green Forest Car Wash succeeds in differentiating itself from the competition with its unique rainforest theme that is fun for all ages. From the rainforest mural to the elephant foamers inside the tunnel, to the life-like animal statues outside the tunnel, the rainforest theme makes the car wash fun for all ages yielding customer loyalty benefiting ownership. One can capitalize on said customer loyalty via the introduction of monthly unlimited wash membership packages or by increasing prices, both of which translate to increased profitability.


Whether you are an aggressive owner looking for ways to increase revenue and profits or a more passive owner that wants a well-established, stable operating business Green Forest Car Wash provides an attractive acquisition opportunity.