Club Car Wash Partners with Tidal Wave Express Car Wash To Add St Louis Locations and Accelerate Regional Growth

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Columbia, MO (September 6, 2022) – Club Car Wash, a leader in the express car wash industry, announced today that it has acquired the eight express wash locations of St. Louis, Missouri- based car wash chain, Tidal Wave Express Car Wash, and partnered with Tidal Wave Express’s CEO to continue to accelerate Club Car Wash’s growth throughout the region. Eight operating Tidal Wave Express locations, spanning from Fenton, MO to O’Fallon, IL (list below), along with a ninth currently under construction site in St. Charles, will be rebranded to Club Car Wash and will bring the total number of Club Car Wash sites in the St. Louis metropolitan area to 23. The transaction excludes three full service Tidal Wave Wash Center car washes with convenience stores and fuel stations.

“We are excited to add these high quality locations and people to the Club Car Wash family and expand our growth in the St. Louis market,” said Rollie Bartels, CEO of Club Car Wash. “As the Official Car Wash of the St. Louis Cardinals, we are committed to our customers in St. Louis and look forward to serving more of the community.”

Tidal Wave CEO, Mace Nosovitch, commented: “partnering with the Wildcat Capital Management team and Club Car Wash felt like the right next step in the evolution of Tidal Wave Express Car Wash – it pairs our premier locations and expansive pipeline of future locations with Club’s best-in-class operational model and provides tremendous career growth opportunities for our employees. We are excited to join the team and grow the St. Louis market and beyond.”

The transaction brings Club Car Wash’s express car wash portfolio to 109 operating locations throughout the Central United States with plans to reach nearly 140 locations in 2022.

Providing the best car wash in the Central United States, Club Car Wash offers a full menu of wash options for a variety of customers. The menu of washes includes a Rookie Wash, VIP Wash, Elite Wash and the MVP Wash, each including free towel and vacuum usage. Each wash option can be purchased individually or as part of a monthly unlimited membership option.


2150 Hampton Ave. | St. Louis, MO

1912 Bowles Ave. | Fenton, MO

5677 S Lindbergh Blvd. | St. Louis, MO

5911 Howdershell Rd. | Hazelwood, MO

333 N Bluff Rd. | Collinsville, IL

8340 Hwy N | Lake St Louis, MO

1691 Thouvenot Ln. | O’Fallon, IL

2301 Maplewood Commons Dr. | Maplewood, MO


About Club Car Wash

Founded as Tiger Express Car Wash in 2006, the company rebranded to Club Car Wash in 2019. Currently operating more than 109 locations in Missouri, Kansas, Illinois, Iowa, Oklahoma, Nebraska, Arkansas and Texas, Club Car Wash is one of the largest and fastest growing express car wash companies in the Central United States. Club Car Wash has plans to scale rapidly into Kentucky, Colorado, Tennessee and Wisconsin through acquisitions and new developments.

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