Bradenton, FL (August 30, 2022) – Big Dan’s Car Wash has announced the grand opening of their Lakewood Ranch/Bradenton location on August 31, 2022. This site is the first of four locations opening in Bradenton/Manatee County. The second location is scheduled to open in Dec. and the third and fourth locations are scheduled to open in early 2023.

This newly constructed express car wash will be offering free car washes during their grand opening celebration. Big Dan’s is open seven days a week from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. Anyone who purchases an unlimited wash club membership during the grand opening period will be entered into a giveaway for an Unlimited Wash Club Membership for the Big Dan’s Ceramic Special for a year, three $100 gas gift cards from Wawa, a $500 gas gift card, as well as items from Big Dan’s SWAG bag.
Lakewood Ranch is the third Big Dan’s site in Florida to open in 2022 and an additional four sites are slated to open in Florida, one in Georgia and one in South Carolina by year-end. By the first quarter of 2024, Big Dan’s will have over 40 sites open across Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, Alabama, and Tennessee.

“We are looking forward to being an integral part of the Lakewood Ranch community. When we began scouting sites in Florida, we were instantly drawn to Lakewood Ranch. The planning and development model for this community is top-notch and a perfect match for our product and our company,” said Jay Shadday, president of Big Dan’s Car Wash.

In addition to competitively priced single washes and unlimited wash club plans, Big Dan’s prides itself in offering unmatched customer service.

According to chief operating officer, Tripp Flournoy, this location includes a 150’ tunnel, 26 vacuums spaces, and three pay stations – two dedicated to serving unlimited members with speed and efficiency. “We are all starved for time and recognize that our customer’s time is valuable. Whether customers swing through for a quick exterior wash or take advantage of our variety of free amenities, each day we strive to exceed our customers’ expectations by delivering an excellent product,” noted Flournoy.

During the grand opening celebration, Big Dans will be offering unlimited wash club memberships for just $5. Additionally, the first $5,000 in proceeds from unlimited wash club memberships will be donated to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Manatee County.

“I have witnessed firsthand the work of the Boys & Girls Clubs in my hometown and as a company we are passionate about impacting the trajectory of children and youth. Not only does the BGC offer a safe place to go afterschool and in the summer, but it also provides opportunities and support that can be life changing. Knowing that our company plays a small part in that difference is very rewarding,” stated Jarrett Shadday, Chairman of Big Dan’s Car Wash.

The Shadday Family Office, the principal owner of Big Dan’s Car Wash, has previously operated 20 car washes and launched the Big Dan’s brand in December of 2020. The company’s primary focus is giving their customers an exceptional experience. That experience starts by offering a best-in-class product, providing the most convenient locations, state-of-the-art technology and equipment, top-of-the-line chemicals, friendly well-trained team members, long tunnels that clean your car better and faster, numerous free amenities, and a competitively priced unlimited wash club program. In October, the company announced that it had secured $100 million to launch phase one of their expansion. They currently have 11 sites under construction and 25 sites in development that are slated to open in 2023.The corporate office, located in Rome, GA, staffs and supports operations at all Big Dan’s locations.

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