Arrow-right Camera
The Spokesman-Review Newspaper

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Clear Day 59° Clear
News >  Business

Mister Car Wash continues regional expansion with new location in Airway Heights

UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 16, 2021

Mister Car Wash opened earlier this month in Airway Heights, marking the first new store in the Spokane area since 2012.   (Courtesy Mister Car Wash)
Mister Car Wash opened earlier this month in Airway Heights, marking the first new store in the Spokane area since 2012.  (Courtesy Mister Car Wash)

Mister Car Wash is continuing its expansion in the region with a new location in Airway Heights, the latest addition to a large commercial development in the area.

The Tucson, Arizona-based company opened the car wash Feb. 4 at 9009 W. U.S. Highway 2, marking its first new store in the Spokane area since 2012.

Mister Car Wash acquired its first store in Spokane in 2000 and has since expanded to seven locations in the area.

“We are proud to have partnered with so many great organizations in the Spokane area over the past 20 years through our fundraising and donation programs,” Ryan Darby, vice president of development and construction, said in a statement.

The Airway Heights car wash offers exterior washes and free vacuums, in addition to Unlimited Wash Club memberships that can be used at locations nationwide. New Unlimited Wash Club members will receive their first month free if they sign up between Feb. 15 and March 15., according to a company release.

Mister Car Wash anticipates hiring more than 10 employees for the Airway Heights location. Candidates can apply at

Mister Car Wash is the anchor tenant in a new commercial development on U.S. Highway 2 that includes a 2,300-square-foot Bruchi’s restaurant and a 1,200-square-foot Roasters Coffee shop with a drive-thru.

Spokane-based Baker Construction & Development was the project contractor.

Bush Car Wash owner Tim Bush filed an application with the city in 2019 to divide the more than 4-acre site in Airway Heights into seven parcels of land for commercial development that will include four additional buildings.

Mister Car Wash acquired seven Bush Car Wash stores last year in Kennewick, Walla Walla, Pasco, Richland and West Richland, bringing its total to 14 locations in the Washington. Mister Car Wash operates 343 locations nationwide.

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper

Local journalism is essential.

Give directly to The Spokesman-Review's Northwest Passages community forums series -- which helps to offset the costs of several reporter and editor positions at the newspaper -- by using the easy options below. Gifts processed in this system are not tax deductible, but are predominately used to help meet the local financial requirements needed to receive national matching-grant funds.

Active Person

Subscribe to the Coronavirus newsletter

Get the day’s latest Coronavirus news delivered to your inbox by subscribing to our newsletter.