Gillis Gilkerson Breaks Ground on New Wicomico Yacht Club Project
Gillis Gilkerson along with Wicomico Yacht Club Bridge members and designer Fisher Architecture broke ground for construction to start on the new clubhouse building.
Restoring the club for its members and the community
Back in December, 2016 a two-alarm kitchen fire badly damaged the facility causing extensive damage to the club’s 5,000 square foot main building. It was estimated the facility suffered $300,000 in damage to the structure and another $200,000 to its contents.
Club staff reviewed designs for the building with hired architect, Keith Fisher of Fisher Architecture. Gillis Gilkerson project manager Don Murray said the structure will be elevated at least six feet to meet code requirements and sit above the flood point.
Commodore Ray reported the club’s pool, bar and docks are still intact and there will be a temporary club house, food truck and open dock bar during reconstruction. Once demolition debris is removed, all scheduled events will take place.
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.