Potential Investors

Explore Laundry Entrepreneur Resources

Since 1960, the Coin Laundry Association has been helping potential investors interested in owning and operating a laundromat of their very own. Your success is our goal! Click the button to explore resources for budding laundry entrepreneurs, or scroll down for more information.

Tools and Resources

Since 1960, the CLA has been the trusted source of information, training, guidance and support to entrepreneurs in the self-service laundry and wash-dry-fold business. Use the tools and resources below as you research the laundry business to determine if it is the right fit and to launch a successful business operation.

Educational White Papers

Read the white papers written by experts in the industry to learn about site selection, negotiating leases, due diligence in laundry acquisitions and valuation of coin laundries.

Businesses For Sale

BizBuySell offers a CLA member discount on the Valuation Report Tool to compare selling prices of businesses and to evaluate if the asking price for the business you are interested in is fair.

Laundry Industry 101 Webinar

Register for our free webinar: “New Investors: Getting Into the Laundry Business” for an introduction to the laundromat industry. Live webinars are held monthly.

Reference Guide

Get a copy of this free guide that provides an overview of the steps necessary to evaluate a self-service laundry. Topics covered include: demographics, equipment, leases and more.

Buyer's Guide

Finding the right partners is key as you move forward with your research and investment. Search the directory of CLA members to find experts in the industry.

Get Advice from Experts

CLA offers many opportunities to ask questions of experts in the industry. Join our online CLA Connect forum, attend local CLA Connect LIVE events and set up a phone consultation.

Potential Investor Kits

We’ve created tailor-made kits for potential investors.
So, whether you are just dipping your toes in the water, or you are “all-in” to own a laundromat, we have a package just for you!