Building Design

A building not only provides cover for your equipment, it determines your operational capacity. Work flow, chemical storage, tool storage all the way down to gravity flow to your pumps.  Stop trying to figure it out on your own!  Tommy Car Wash Systems has the building that answers all your questions and then some.


Estimated Investment

Land: $250,000 – $1,000,000

Drawing/Soft Costs: $60,000 – $80,000

Site Improvements & Building: $270 -$300/square foot
(4,500 sq.ft. building = $1,215,000 – $1,350,000)

Equipment: $650,000 – $925,000 (Includes reclaim and support equipment)

Start-Up/Marketing: $25,000 – $30,000

TOTAL INVESTMENT: (estimated) $2,200,000 – $3,385,000

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  • Entrepreneur Magazine, “Success rates for franchises are greater than 90%, making this the lowest failure rate of any type of business.”
  • Research found that, while 20% of individual startups were still in operation after 7 years in business, franchised businesses were still operating at a rate of 91%. (
  • Franchise establishments comprise about 10% of all business establishments. (‘All establishments’ = 4,336,046, while ‘total franchise establishments’ = 453,326)
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