El Car Wash acquires Sunshine State Car Wash

Sunshine State Car Wash was acquired by El Car Wash on Jul 26, 2022.

Deal Overview
Purchase Date
July 26, 2022
Primary State
Sites Bought
Deal Value
Transaction Synopsis
  • El Car Wash, South Florida’s fastest growing and largest express car wash operator continues to expand across Florida, and Broward County in particular, with their acquisition of Sunshine State Car Wash. 
  • Sunshine State Car Wash operated a single location in the city of Sunrise, Florida. This single location is already operating under the El Car Wash branding at the time of this writing.
Market Significance
  • El Car Wash now operates 18 locations in the state of Florida with this acquisition. Their acquisition pipeline has them lined up to have at least 40 operating locations by the end of 2023. 
  • El Car Wash and Sunshine State Car Wash have merged their unlimited membership programs. This allows existing Sunshine State Car Wash members to have the same access to El Car Wash that their Sunshine State Membership allowed them. 
  • This acquisition follows an investment from Warburg Pincus, a global growth investor currently supporting El Car Wash and its continued expansion.
Client Impact
Management Commentary

"Sunshine State is a strategic acquisition that further increases our store density within El Car Wash's core market and marks our first location in Broward County, which complements our upcoming openings in the neighboring communities of Miramar, Pembroke Pines, and Ft. Lauderdale."

Justin Landau and Geoffrey Karas, Co-CEOs of El Car WashJustin Landau and Geoffrey Karas, Co-CEOs of El Car Wash
Justin Landau and Geoffrey Karas, Co-CEOs of El Car Wash