About Us

O’ROURKE is a full-service commercial and industrial demolition and remediation contractor specializing in environmental cleanup and restoration. We have the expertise and knowledge to tackle any project, big or small. Equipped with the latest technology and demolition specialty equipment fleet, O’ROURKE can provide comprehensive solutions to our clients’ complex problems. Our commitment focuses on offering high-quality service, customer satisfaction, and safety to our co-workers, clients, and the general public.

O'Rourke Wrecking Company


Leaders in Demolition, Abatement & Environmental Remediation
Specializing in Value Engineering for over 60 Years

O'ROURKE has been a leading name in the demolition and environmental remediation industry for over 60 years. Ranked 10th largest demolition contractor in the US by Engineering News Record (ENR), O’ROURKE has earned a reputation for outstanding services, stellar safety record, engineering expertise and environmental stewardship. We can easily take on any commercial or industrial demolition project with our extensive knowledge and resources. Our experienced engineering team is knowledgeable in all facets of the industry, so you can trust us to get the job done right, no matter how complex it may be.

About Us

A Trusted Demolition Company Since 1962

You can trust us to handle any job, whether large or small. O’ROURKE demolition contractors have the experience and expertise to ensure that the results are always above and beyond. And we’re committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for everyone involved. Contact us today for a free consultation. 

What We Do

O’ROURKE provides a broad range of full-service demolition, abatement and environmental remediation services. We can swiftly and efficiently transform your property from raw ground to shovel-ready. You do not require several subcontractors to complicate your project’s timeline and budget. With our in-house demolition expertise, we will make it simple for you! 

Our nationwide services include asbestos abatement, demolition, implosion, remediation, decommissioning, dismantlement, deconstruction and emergency response services. 

Our expertise reflects our desire for 100% customer satisfaction. Every part of project delivery is dedicated to providing outstanding results to our clients. 

Whether you need assistance with a small commercial project or a custom solution to a challenging industrial decommissioning, we have the expertise, knowledge and experience to get the job done right. 



  • Nationwide Service Area

    Nationwide Service Area

    As one of the largest demolition companies in the United States, O’ROURKE’s footprint has expanded to cover many different parts of the country. With thousands of completed projects, we’ve had the opportunity to work on projects in almost all 50 states.

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  • Experience the Difference

    Experience the Difference

    To be a trusted partner, year after year, O’ROURKE works to a higher set of standards safely with integrity, grit and passion in everything we do, say, everyday on every project.

    Every Project | Every Client | Every Time

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  • History


    Founded in 1962, Patrick H. O'ROURKE laid the foundation for what would become O'ROURKE Wrecking Company.

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  • Inclusion & Diversity

    Inclusion & Diversity

    We are committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion.

    Our most precious asset is our workforce. Our organization is outstanding because of the sum of their differences, life experiences, knowledge, creativity, and talent.

    We believe that a diverse and inclusive workplace is not only the right thing to do but also makes good business sense. We are committed to being an employer of choice for all, and we strive to break down barriers and build a respectful and safe workplace for everyone.

    We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds. We believe everyone has something to contribute, creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive.

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  • Community Involvement

    Community Involvement

    The O'ROURKE Family of Companies has contributed through volunteer work and contributions over the years.

    O’Rourke believes in community involvement and works with every community we serve to ensure we are creating a positive legacy. O’ROURKE is involved with many organizations and charities that help improve the community.

    These include Arts Wave, Spirit of Construction Foundation, Ziegler Park, Easter Seals, People Working Cooperatively, and SPCA Cincinnati and many more. We believe that by working with our neighbors, we can create a better community and world.

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  • Outreach


    Patrick H. O'Rourke, the founder of O'ROURKE, understood the importance of giving back to the local community. His family established a scholarship fund in 1995 to help future generations pursue careers in construction. The Patrick H. O'Rourke Scholarship awards $7,500.00 annually to anyone interested in the skilled trades.

    O'ROURKE has a long history of supporting local charities. They are involved with numerous organizations, such as the Tool Bank, Crayons to Computers, ReSource, Mercy Health Foundation and Toys for Tots. O'ROURKE also contributes to national charities, such as American Heart Association, National Alliance of Mental Health, and the American Cancer Society.

    O'ROURKE is committed to helping those who are less fortunate. Our contributions have made a positive impact on many lives.

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