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Gillis Gilkerson Completes Construction on the new Advanced Auto Parts store in Harrington, Delaware



SALISBURY, MD – November 28, 2017 – Gillis Gilkerson, one of the most stable and trusted construction management and general contracting firms on Delmarva, announced the completion of the  new 6,778 square foot Advanced Auto Parts store at 1049 Midway Drive in Harrington, Delaware. 

The one story steel, masonry building includes a glass storefront and a new entrance to the shopping center on Rt. 13 North.  Gillis Gilkerson project manager Tyler Barnes and superintendent Darry Mitchell, worked to push the project through the aggressive schedule and deliver the store to the customer on time and on budget.    

“The Advanced Auto Parts brand requires new construction completion within a 90 day window and I am proud our team not only met, but exceeded those requirements, said Dwight Miller, president, Gillis Gilkerson.  “Having this opportunity to construct this facility in our local Delaware market has allowed our team to create a space for a local business to grow and expand to serve our community and surrounding areas.”

“From start to finish, Gillis Gilkerson was phenomenal to work with,” said Jeffery Phillips, developer and owner.  “Through the bid process they were completely on target and with the timeline of the project. 

Tyler Barnes is hard working and a pleasure to work with. He pushed the project through the short timeline and really went above and beyond to meet our deadline.”

The store is scheduled to open its doors to customers on December 12, 2017. 


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

“Our experience working with Gillis Gilkerson has been great. Between relocating our well, prepping the ground for the addition and assisting in researching our boundary lines, they didn’t waste any time in getting the project moving.”

~ Jennifer Small,
Managing Director,
Maryland Food Bank, Eastern Shore 

“I want to commend and thank (Gillis Gilkerson) for your firm’s cooperation and commitment to the construction of the City’s new fire stations and headquarters facility … There’s no doubt in my mind that you have indeed established your credibility as a desirable vendor for future City projects. I would recommend your firm to anyone … ”

~ David B. See,
Chief,
City of Salisbury Fire Department

“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

“I have had the good fortune to work with Gillis Gilkerson on construction projects over the past six years. These projects were both on and off-site and ranged from small renovations to multi-million dollar projects. All of the projects have been successful and completed within budget.”

~ John O. Carothers,
Facilities Manager,
Nanticoke Health Services

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

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