Gillis Gilkerson Completes Bay Terrace Affordable Housing Community
SALISBURY, MD – June 20, 2017 – Gillis Gilkerson, one of the most stable and trusted construction management and general contracting firms on Delmarva, announced it has completed the renovation of Bay Terrace affordable housing community at 517 Bay Street in Berlin, Maryland.
“This project gave us the opportunity to be a part of rejuvenating a community for its residents and their families,” said Dwight Miller, president, Gillis Gilkerson. “A vote of confidence from a returning customer indicates we are delivering a quality product which meets their needs and makes me very proud of our team.”
The project included the rehabilitation of thirty-two apartment units consisting of one, two, three and four bedroom units in three, two-story wood framed buildings. Selective exterior and interior demolition of existing materials and finishes was initiated along with renovations to concrete, wood framing, wood roof trusses, shingles, siding and trim.
The team also replaced windows, interior doors and interior finishes including sheet vinyl, vinyl plank and kitchen and bathroom cabinetry. New plumbing fixtures, lighting and electrical equipment were also installed. A single story wood-framed building was also rehabilitated for a new community center which includes a community room equipped with computers and an outdoor playground.
“The owner was very satisfied with the performance of Gillis Gilkerson,” said Tim Barila, vice president, Severn Development Company. “The residents are thrilled with the renovations. You can’t believe the transformation that took place. You honestly wouldn’t recognize it as the same community. We have a history of successful projects with Gillis Gilkerson and look forward to the next project.”
This was one of several projects Gillis Gilkerson was hired to complete for Severn Development Company. Others include Jefferson Apartments in Lewes, Delaware, Victoria Estates in Berlin and Federalsburg Square Apartments in Denton, Maryland.
The Gillis Gilkerson managing team that delivered the project on time, included project manager, Robin Steininger, operations manager Wayne Porter and superintendent’s Mike Funk and Dale Reinhold.
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.