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Gillis Gilkerson Completes Renovations for New Calvin B. Taylor Bank on Chincoteague Island, VA

SALISBURY, MD – April 10, 2017 – Gillis Gilkerson, one of the most stable and trusted construction management and general contracting firms on Delmarva, announced it has completed renovations for the new Calvin B. Taylor Bank at 4116 Main Street in Chincoteague, Virginia.  The Chincoteague branch is the bank’s first branch located on the Eastern Shore of Virginia.  The 1,000 square foot project included the addition of a new roof, ramp, windows and complete interior renovation with the installation of a ductless HVAC system.  

“We value the trust Taylor Bank has in our team to repurpose a historic 1920’s structure for them to expand into a new market,” said Dwight Miller, president, Gillis Gilkerson.  “We look forward to being a part of helping Taylor Bank provide banking services to residents and businesses in the Chincoteague and northern Accomack County areas.”    

“We were delighted with the work Gillis Gilkerson did for our Chincoteague Branch remodel,” said Taylor Bank President Ray Thompson.  “The building has historic significance to the Chincoteague community, and we knew we were in good hands with Gillis Gilkerson because of their extensive experience with historic restoration projects.”

Gillis Gilkerson project manager, Tyler Barnes and superintendent Mike Funk, completed the project on time and on budget within five months.

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.


What Our Clients Say

“Gillis Gilkerson is always a pleasure to work with. They assisted with the permitting process from the beginning and have a great reputation for being on time and on budget while delivering a quality product. Delaware is growing and Rt. 113 is a hot spot making Millsboro the crossroads of Delmarva. We are excited to build a new business for locals and travelers alike.”

~ Michael Abercrombie,
Kitchen Owner,
Popeyes Louisiana

“Over the past 15 years, I have been responsible for three construction projects completed by Gillis Gilkerson. All three have been completed on time and within budget. . . I would not hesitate to contract with them again.”

~ Spicer Bell,
President (retired),
Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore

“We were in a bit of an emergency situation with a leaky roof. The team from Gillis Gilkerson responded to our time crunch and got the job done on time. We were very happy with the end result because it allowed us to get back to business in a timely fashion.”

~ Robert G. Duer,
Exmore Town Manager

“We are so grateful to Palmer Gillis and to a team of local business professionals who are helping us make this award a meaningful and important honor.”

~ Hayley Gallagher,
Former Executive Director of MCE

“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 

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