Annapolis (July 2016) — Murphy Commercial is pleased to announce the former West St. Car Wash property has been recently sold to a large family owned Car Wash out of Charlotte, NC (Autobell). Autobell purchased 1918 West St. for $1,700,000 on July 31, 2016. Ryan Brassel of Murphy Commercial represented and assisted the seller, Shorewash of Annapolis, LLC with the marketing of the business + real estate and contract negotiations for the acquisition.
1918 West St. Car Wash is a highly visible car wash located at the corner of West St. and Chinquapin Round Rd. It is a full service car wash with automated self pay.
About the New Ownership:
Autobell® Car Wash is America’s second largest full-service, conveyorized car wash company with over 75 locations in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Maryland. The company was founded in Charlotte, NC, in 1969 by the late Charles Howard, father of Autobell CEO Chuck Howard, and is still privately held and family-operated. Autobell® now employs more than 3,000 people and washes over 4 million cars annually.
Autobell®, which treats 100% and recycles up to 100% of water used, is well known for its water conservation procedures and has won numerous awards and recognitions from utilities, governments, and media for its environmental commitment. Autobell® is often praised for its community and employee relations, as well as its scholarship and charity programs.