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How is commercial building demolition done?

The most common method for commercial demolition is performed with heavy machinery, like excavators, bulldozers, wire rope pulls, wrecking balls, etc.

Deconstruction/Dismantling and explosion/implosion are the other two options for commercial building demolition. Deconstruction involves the methodical dismantling of the structure from top-to-bottom, starting with the roof and working down until the entire structure is broken down.

Explosion/Implosion is efficient but is typically only suitable when mechanical demolition and deconstruction aren’t an option.
 

How much does commercial building demolition cost?

The national average to demolish a commercial building is approximately $24,000. The national average for commercial demolition is roughly $4-$8 per square foot.
 

Who should I hire to handle my commercial building demolition?

To ensure you hire the best contractor for your commercial structure demolition, we recommend getting three estimates whenever possible. This allows you to adequately compare experience, customer service, costs, and availability before hiring someone to assist with your commercial building demolition.