Gillis Gilkerson - Construction Managers / General Contractors
150 West Market Street, Suite 200, Riverview Commons, Salisbury, MD 21801
Phone: 410-749-4821 - Fax: 410-749-7934

Wicomico Yacht Club

Eden, MD

exterior of yacht club with chairs and tables

In December 2016, a two-alarm kitchen fire severely damaged the original Wicomico Yacht Club building. It was estimated that the clubhouse suffered $300,000 in structural damage and another $200,000 to its contents.

Shortly after the fire took place, Gillis Gilkerson’s construction team was hired to rebuild the structure. The new building is elevated six feet above the flood point and features a modern dining area and bar now serviced by a commercial-grade kitchen. The exterior is complete with a large deck and cantilevered walkway around the perimeter of the clubhouse. Gillis Gilkerson also installed a wheelchair lift to make the building accessible and compliant.

Gillis Gilkerson’s rebuild of the Wicomico Yacht Club restored a community hub along the Wicomico River. Since its grand opening, the facility has hosted countless community events and is a true asset to the Wicomico County area, any beyond. Project Manager Don Murray led Gillis Gilkerson’s onsite efforts and oversaw all aspects of the build.


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What Our Clients Say

“Over the past 15 years, I have been responsible for three construction projects completed by Gillis Gilkerson. All three have been completed on time and within budget. . . I would not hesitate to contract with them again.”

~ Spicer Bell,
President (retired),
Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore

“I am happy with the improvements being made by Gillis Gilkerson. Quality performance is a priority and they have exceeded our expectations even under a tight schedule. One would never know the units are thirty years old with the like-new reconditioned interiors.”

~ Tom Ayd,
Green Street Housing

The project is a major win for the community, and the market is really responding well. I was happy with the way Gillis Gilkerson handled the delivery of this project in a time of disruption. COVID presented manpower and procedural issues but their onsite staff was attentive and pushed through to deliver the final project

~Tom Ayd
Green Street Housing

“I want to take the opportunity to thank you and your staff for the outstanding job you have done despite many obstacles you faced (regulating authorities, weather, architectural nuances) … You managed to complete the project in time, on budget and with superior quality and elegance … You should know that your contributions are highly valued and praised.”

~ Nick Kypreos,
Chairman of the Board of Trustees,
Salisbury School

“At every stage of the project, everyone was concerned about our needs and listened to our comments. More than that, every effort was made to accommodate us whenever we had a need or made a suggestion.”

~ Ford Waggoner III,
Director of Services,
Easter Seals of Delaware and Maryland’s Eastern Shore Inc.

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