Gillis Gilkerson - Construction Managers / General Contractors
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Gillis Gilkerson Completes Park Place Hotel Renovations in Ocean City


SALISBURY, MD – November 20, 2017 – Gillis Gilkerson, one of the most stable and trusted Construction Management and General Contracting firms on Delmarva, today announced the completion of renovations to Park Place Hotel at 2208 North Baltimore Avenue in Ocean City, Maryland.  The 70,627 square foot renovation project added a half floor to the 6th level, an entire floor for the 7th level, a new penthouse for elevator service and mechanical rooms and expanded the pool deck with a second pool and renovated the existing pool for the existing hotel. 

“We have a strong relationship with Park Place Hotel’s leadership team,” said Dwight Miller, president, Gillis Gilkerson.  “This renovation was unique in that we added a full story and a half to an existing 17 year old hotel.  We are thrilled to hear that the 7th floor rooms are in high demand and that the expansion has created even more buzz about the highly rated hotel.”  

Other additions include new pools, pool deck with glass railings, gym, laundry room and utility tower.  Renovations converted two sets of rooms on each floor into suites equipped with full kitchens and separate bedrooms.  The old pool was transformed into a spa pool and balconies were added to the sixth & seventh floors.

“Gillis Gilkerson has done a beautiful job.  This renovation has changed the skyline of Ocean City,” said Bill Douglas, hotel representative.  “Park Place Hotel has literally risen out of the sand and people can see our building stand out among all the others.  Dwight Miller is very easy to work with and very accessible and if there is ever a superintendent you would want on a job, it is Gillis Gilkerson’s Bill Schiavo.”


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

“The Gillis Gilkerson team should be commended for attention to detail and determination to produce a job done right. Whenever there was a question of the requirements, it was approached reasonably, rationally and resolved quickly.”

~ W. Frank Brady,
4Site Manager,
Design Atlantic

“(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,
MAI,
MBC – W.R. McCain & Associates, Inc.

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 has been extremely accommodating to work with. As an out-of-town developer we face the challenge not knowing how things work in a different market. Dwight Miller has been forth coming with the information needed and is always accessible. We made some demands throughout the project thus far that he has continuously met to our standards. It is great to work with a general contractor that is always available and makes our job as developers easier.”

~ Jerry Passaro,
Developer,
Jamestown Development Group.

“Palmer and Dwight personally came to see me to talk about the development. I am very comfortable working with Dwight and know that Gillis Gilkerson has a reputation for getting things done and getting them done on time.”

~ Todd Ferrente,
Developer,
Park Place Plaza

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