Gillis Gilkerson Completes Renovation of Jefferson I Apartments in Lewes, Delaware
SALISBURY, MD – April 27, 2016 – Gillis Gilkerson, one of the most stable and trusted general contracting and construction management firms on Delmarva, today announced the completion of the renovation of Jefferson I Apartments located at 825 Kings Highway in Lewes, Delaware.
“It was great to have the opportunity to continue to build our relationship with The Severn Companies, said Dwight Miller, president, Gillis Gilkerson. “This is the fourth affordable housing community we have partnered on and know that the renovations will add quality of life for the tenants and the surrounding community.”
Jefferson Apartments is a 41,050 square foot affordable housing community with 39 units in five 2-story buildings and a rental office. The community was first built in 1981. The renovation included the installation of new windows, doors, roofing, siding, flooring, appliances and HVAC systems.
“We have worked with Gillis Gilkerson before on other projects such as Hollybrook Apartments in Laurel, Dunbarton Apartments in Georgetown and Seaford Apartments in Seaford, Delaware,” said Jib Edwards, Jefferson Apartments, owner and president, The Severn Companies. “We keep going back because they are on time and on budget. When times were tough, Gillis Gilkerson helped us out.”
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.