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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Demolition Services
Sourcing Guide & Market Trends

Comprehensive intelligence for making smart purchasing decisions

Learn about actual and potential costs

How much should I pay for Demolition Services?

What is the average price of Demolition Services?

This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Demolition Services. Our analysts provide a benchmark price and a price range based on key pricing factors to help you understand what you should be paying for this specific product or service. To see the average price for this and hundreds of other products and services, subscribe to ProcurementIQ.

Has the price of Demolition Services been rising or falling?

Analysts look at market data from the previous three years to determine an overall price trend. You can use the recent price trends to help you understand price volatility and plan your budget.

I’m not ready to purchase Demolition Services yet. Will I pay more if I wait too long?

We forecast the next three years of price movements by looking at factors likely to affect the market's supply chain, such as inputs, demand and competition. You can then use the price forecast to figure out the best time to purchase.

What other costs are associated with purchasing Demolition Services?

Our analysts calculate the total cost of ownership and assign a level of low, moderate or high, depending on things like customization, integration and installation. Use this information to budget for Demolition Services with a reduced risk of unexpected costs.

See how we display average pricing information, trends and market data.

Find the vendor to meet your needs

Where can I purchase ?

The top four suppliers of demolition services, NorthStar Group Holdings (which operates under LVI Services and NCM Demolition and Remediation), Penhall International Corp (which operates Penhall Company), D.H. Griffin Wrecking and Brandenburg Industrial Services, account for more than 10.0% of total market revenue in 2020, with each individually accounting for... Subscribe to learn more.

Questions to ask potential suppliers

How can I gain leverage during negotiations?

Experience and Expertise

How long have you provided these products to your longest-tenured client?

What qualifications does your staff have and what measures do you take to keep those qualifications up to date?

What industry do you most commonly supply this product for?

To what extent will ordering multiple products from your firm allow me to save on costs?

What is your repeat business rate for businesses in my industry and how does that compare to your overall rates?

Supply Chain Risk

Over the past three years, what percentage of your revenue has been dedicated to raw input materials? How has that changed?

Has the availability of raw materials tightened due to the coronavirus outbreak?

Over the past three years, what percentage of your revenue has been dedicated to labor?

How have fluctuations in input prices affected the prices of your products during the past three years?

How do you mitigate sudden price increases in raw materials?

When input prices rise, how much of the cost is absorbed by you and how much is passed onto buyers?

How, if at all, has your supply chain been affected by import tariffs levied in 2018?


How do you manage regulatory change? Do you have regulation advisers or methods to track regulation?

How have changing regulations influenced your pricing now and how will the changes affect prices over the life our proposed agreement?

What ongoing training procedures do you provide for your staff?

Have you ever been found to be noncompliant with regulatory frameworks?

Amid widespread health concerns during the COVID-19 pandemic, what contingency plans are in place to mitigate risk to your clients and employees? Do you offer clients any flexible exceptions, such as contract suspensions?

Work Routine

What are your daily hours of operation? Do you work continuously until project completion?

How are you planning on organizing this project in terms of milestones?

How often can I expect progress reports?

What do you do with scrap and concrete removed during demolition?

How will the site be supervised?

Will you be working on multiple projects during this time or just our project?

Have you had to make any changes to your operations due to coronavirus-related restrictions?

Will you need to postpone or cancel any service requests as a result of restrictions or other disruptions brought on by the coronavirus outbreak?


Have you served job sites like mine? Can you provide a portfolio of similar projects you have worked on?

Who are your current clients?

How long have you provided demolition services to your longest client?

What type of client do you have the most experience working with?

License & Qualifications

Are your employees licensed?

What have you done to ensure that your employees are sufficiently trained and qualified?

Do you possess any certifications from trade associations?

Do your employees possess remediation and abatement certification?

Market Regulation

How do you remain informed about ongoing regulatory changes?

How do you manage regulatory change?

How has increased regulation changed your pricing and how do you anticipate it will change in the future?

Do you carry adequate liability insurance, worker's compensation and other necessary insurance?

Pricing Structure

Are there any steps we can take to get the price lower, such as recycling materials?

What is the payment schedule? How are surprise expenses and changed orders factored into the payment schedule?

What can we do to ensure that the final price does not increase?

Does your location in relation to the project affect price?

How have the growing costs of insurance, materials, fuel and other expenses altered your pricing?


What kind of warranties can you provide for the integrity of the work?

Do you have a relationship with a key supplier that no other competitor has?

How do you win and retain business?

What is your reputation among customers and how have you developed it?

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Key elements for every RFP

What should my RFP include?

Project Budget

If a government entity, buyers should provide information regarding the department that is in charge of determining the budget and providing funding.

Buyers should provide an estimate of their budget.

Buyers should provide an acceptable range for contingency costs.

Buyers should state their desired pricing model for the services (i.e. fixed cost or time and materials).

Selection Criteria

Buyers should provide a main point of contact that will be involved in the evaluation process.

Buyers should evaluate suppliers based on their ability to carry out the necessary services and how they have performed with similar services in the past.

Buyers should consider the supplier's level of customer service.

Buyers should consider the price of the services, including additional costs that may occur and how the supplier handles cost overruns.

For other selection criteria requirements, buyers should reference the Buying-Decision Scorecard section of this report.

Project Schedule

Buyers should include a detailed outline of the key dates that pertain to the RFP process, including the date to submit questions, the date to inspect facilities, the date of which questions will be answered and the final proposal deadline.

Buyers should provide an estimate of when final service provider selection will be made.

Buyers should provide a timeline of key dates once the vendor is selected and the project is underway, such as the date that suppliers can transport their equipment to the site and the date services will begin.

Buyers should state the length of the contract and the frequency in which services will be provided (i.e. monthly, weekly, ongoing, etc.)

Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk

How risky is the supply chain?

Supply chain risk for demolition services is moderate. Demolition contractors purchase waste disposal services, freight transportation services for hauling equipment and materials, chemicals and heavy machineries such as excavators and cranes. The degree of risk that vendors face depends on the range of demolition-related services provided. For instance, demolition... Subscribe to learn more.