Gillis Gilkerson Hired for the New Construction of The Crystal Beach Hotel Expansion in OCMD
SALISBURY, MD – January 18, 2016 – Gillis Gilkerson, one of the most stable and trusted construction management and general contracting firms on Delmarva, announced it has been hired to build a new 54,000 square foot hotel at 2500 Baltimore Avenue, Ocean City, Maryland.
The space was most recently occupied by the Riviera Motel, until the structure was demolished in December, 2015. The new hotel will accommodate 63 guests on four floors and will include a conference room, outdoor pool, restaurant and bar. This project is being done for a returning client, for whom, Gillis Gilkerson previously built the original Crystal Beach Hotel on 25th street & the Boardwalk, The Haven Hotel on 1st Street & the Boardwalk and Haven Suites on 1st Street & Baltimore Ave in Ocean City.
“Gillis Gilkerson was always on time and organized,” said Maria Florio, owner, Crystal Beach Hotel. “We decided to go back to them because of their reputation and ability to deliver.”
“A returning customer is a satisfied customer, Dwight Miller, president, Gillis Gilkerson. “We are pleased to have the opportunity to provide them with a brand new hotel to attract visitors for the 2017 summer season in Ocean City.
Gillis Gilkerson project manager, Mick Truitt and superintendent, Bill Schiavo are scheduled to complete the hotel within 14 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.