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Gillis Gilkerson Awarded “Spirit of the Shore” Award at the United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore 71st Annual Meeting and Community Leaders Celebration


photoSALISBURY, MD – March 31, 2015 – Gillis Gilkerson, one of the most stable and trusted general contracting and construction management firms on Delmarva, announced the company received the “Spirit of the Shore” award from United Way of the Eastern Shore at the 71st Annual Meeting and Community Leaders Celebration at University of Maryland Eastern Shore Student Services Center Ballroom in Princess Anne.

The “Spirit of the Shore” award honors businesses with excellence and leadership in community compassion and overall community service. 

“We are honored to be recognized by United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore,” said Dwight Miller, president of the firm.  “Our community is our foundation.  We are dedicated to supporting the individuals and organizations who live, work and play here on the Shore.” 

“Gillis Gilkerson is an innovative business leader in the community, truly committed to ‘building’ a better life for all on the Lower Eastern Shore,” said Kathleen Momme, executive director, United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore.  “With their significant support of United Way and their vision for our community’s future, they were a deserving recipient of the 2014 ‘Spirit of the Shore’ Award.”   

Over 250 individuals and nearly 80 local organizations attended the meeting which was focused on recognizing members of the community who exhibit exceptional generosity for Lower Shore residents in need.


About Gillis Gilkerson

In its 37th year of building and real estate development on Delmarva, award-winning Gillis Gilkerson has built a reputation as one of the most trusted and stable construction management and general contracting firms on the Peninsula. From new commercial construction to renovation, the company’s construction managers offer broad and deep experience in diverse industries such as medical, industrial, manufacturing, hotels, multi-family housing, houses of worship, restaurants, retail, schools and more. Its full-service real estate development expertise offers custom solutions for land purchase, building program development, turnkey project management, obtaining permits and approvals, property management, property marketing, purchase, lease, and lease/purchase options. The team works in conjunction with architects, government planners, engineers, surveyors, inspectors, contractors, and leasing agents to manage the development process from concept to completion.


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What Our Clients Say

This was definitely not an off-the-shelf type hotel. It was a custom design to maximize our guests’ experiences. There is nothing like this anywhere in our market area. Gillis Gilkerson did a great job and the quality and craftsmanship is second to none.

~ Christian Hudson,
Hudson Management Group

“Gillis Gilkerson does good work. This is the second building they have done for me and again delivered a quality product on time and on budget.”

~ Don Hall,
Owner,
Maryland General Square

“We want to express our appreciation for the completion of the apartments at Jefferson II in time to get the residents back in their homes. We believe this was made possible by the quality site supervision provided by Dale Reinhold. Dale’s masterful control of the site, the suppliers and the subcontractors was like a conductor directing an unruly orchestra. On site progress was consistent and organized. When problems were encountered, Dale professionally provided solutions. Dale’s quality site supervision made the Jefferson II project a success.”

~ Arthur W. Edwards, Jr.
The Severn Companies

“Much thanks to Gillis Gilkerson for giving our building such a beautiful facelift.  They truly succeeded in bringing our vision to life” 

~ Dr. Vincent Perrotta, MD,
Peninsula Plastic Surgery

“EDiS Company has worked with Gillis Gilkerson on many projects. They consistently deliver on time, on budget and successful projects for our clients. The Camp Raider Team did an excellent job on this very fast-paced, budget-driven contract.”

~ Diana Patille,
Senior Project Manager,
EDiS Company

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