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Gillis Gilkerson Celebrates Cambria Hotel Groundbreaking in Rehoboth Beach

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SALISBURY, MARYLAND – June 21, 2022 – President Dwight Miller of Gillis Gilkerson (GGI) is pleased to announce the firm’s recent partnership with Pinnacle Hospitality Group to construct a 97,000+ square foot Cambria Hotel on the corner of Lexus Way and Hood Road in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. Gillis Gilkerson celebrated the commencement of construction with an onsite groundbreaking ceremony. The hotel is expected to open doors in late summer 2023.

“We are excited to work with Pinnacle Hospitality Group on their first Delaware hotel,” said Miller. “Their past projects are widely recognized and have positively impacted Delmarva’s tourism market. We look forward to helping them expand their reach northbound by bringing their vision for the Rehoboth Cambria to life.”

The three-story structure will feature 106 guest rooms, a restaurant and bar, a fitness center and indoor pool, multiple outdoor pools and spas, and patios complete with a tiki bar, cabanas, and outdoor fire pits. The Rehoboth Cambria will also offer +/- 5,000 square feet of event space to host and cater banquets, weddings, and business functions.

“We knew Gillis Gilkerson had a good reputation in the area because we had the opportunity to see their work firsthand, right next to some of our own jobsites,” said Tauhid Islam of Pinnacle Hospitality Group. “After meeting with Dwight, I felt very comfortable with our choice to hire GGI for the job.”

Islam added that while the Cambria will share some of the same amenities as the location in Ocean City, Maryland, the focus has been adjusted to better serve Rehoboth’s boutique market. Aesthetically, the current plans feature a monochromatic look, utilizing a black and white color palette to enhance the elegance of the venue. Outdoor space will be maximized with lavish greenery featured throughout.

Gillis Gilkerson’s team is spearheaded by Project Manager Greg Ennis with onsite coordination provided by Superintendent Bill Schiavo. To inquire about this project, visit our website,, or call (410) 749-4821.

About Gillis Gilkerson

In its 38th 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.


What Our Clients Say

“Peninsula Regional Health System is committed to bringing care into the community, with the same great outcomes and at the greatest value. Gillis Gilkerson has been an integral partner over the last 25 years, building on a foundation of trust, honor and integrity to make our vision a reality.”

~ Steve Leonard, MMBA, FACHE
Peninsula Regional Health System
Peninsula Regional Medical Center

“Gillis Gilkerson is a first class operation and we look forward to working with their team again on the new Millsboro branch. The area is a growing and attractive community that lends itself to investment opportunities. We studied twenty different locations across the Lower Eastern Shore and Millsboro, Delaware consistently ranked near the top for growth in population, banking services, real estate transfers and traffic count.”

~ Marty Neat,
President and CEO,
First Shore Federal

“Over the years Gillis Gilkerson has handled a variety of jobs for Cato Gas & Oil ranging from new construction of convenience stores to remodeling of office buildings. I have always been satisfied with the timelines of the work, quality of construction, and ability to stay on budget.”

~ Michael Abercrombie Jr.,
Cato Gas & Oil

“Gillis Gilkerson has an exceptionally positive culture with everyone at all levels working toward a common end, each with his or her eye on the best possible outcome for the customer.”

~ Peter Jackson,
Eden, Maryland

“(Gillis Gilkerson) made the entire construction process amazingly simple for us. They handled all the phases of the process … (and) there was always a construction foreman on site providing supervision. The best part of all was the final result – a well-designed, quality built office building.”

~ William R. McCain,
MBC – W.R. McCain & Associates, Inc.

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