Angel and Lorenzo Barrios
Wash Time Coin Laundry
Sweetwater, FL (a suburb of Miami)
Before Getting into the Laundry Business…
Angel was involved in the real estate industry, including renovating and flipping homes.
24 hours a day, 7 days a week, only closed on Christmas Day, Thanksgiving Day, and New Year's Day.
Four full-time attendants, 1 part-time attendant
Total Square Footage
3,600 square feet
Lease or Own?
Lease- 25-year lease agreement.
The facility was a clothing store.
How long did this process take to convert the building?
There are seven competing laundries within two miles of the store, one of which is owned by the Barrios brothers. The brothers are multi-store owners, they own four laundries in the Miami-Dade County area.
Coin for washers and dryers, credit card for Wash, Dry, Fold service, and purchasing of over-the-counter products such as soap.
Washers and Dryers
• Four 75lb Speed Queen Quantum Gold tumblers
• Four 40lb Speed Queen Quantum Gold stack tumblers
• Twelve 30lb Speed Queen Quantum Gold stack tumblers
• One 100lb Speed Queen Quantum Gold washers
• One 80lb Speed Queen Quantum Gold washers
• Seven 60lb Speed Queen Quantum Gold washers
• Four 40lb Speed Queen Quantum Gold washers
• Eleven 30lb Speed Queen Quantum Gold washers
• Fifteen 20lb Speed Queen Quantum Gold washers
Water Heating System
Rinnai tankless water heaters
1 Rowe machine
24 R&B Wire Carts
Solomatic folding tables
Plank-style porcelain tile flooring
LED lights throughout the store from Big Ass Lights
One selling various soft drinks including soda, juice, and water. Another selling various popular sweet and salty snacks.
Detergents and other items currently being sold over-the-counter.
Four 55” TVs throughout the store.
Brands and type of arcade/video games:
Three different video game machines appealing to different age groups and game interests. Including, PacMan, Aliens Extermination, and The Fast and the Furious.
• Lounge Seating from High Mark Manufacturing
Wash-Dry-Fold service available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
None at the moment
Noel Orozco, Statewide Laundry Equipment Hialeah Vice President, and Abel Urra, Statewide Laundry Equipment Hialeah Consultant