Gillis Gilkerson - Construction Managers / General Contractors
150 West Market Street, Suite 200, Riverview Commons, Salisbury, MD 21801
Phone: 410-749-4821 - Fax: 410-749-7934

Gillis Gilkerson on Schedule to Complete 50-Unit Student Housing Project by August, 2015

The Gathering Photo (2)SALISBURY, MD – May 20, 2015 – Gillis Gilkerson, one of the most stable and trusted general contracting and construction management firms on Delmarva, announced construction is on schedule for an August completion date on The Gathering at Salisbury, a 50-unit student housing project at 1405 South Division Street, Salisbury, MD 21804.

“Despite the adverse weather that Mother Nature threw our way, we are on schedule with the student housing project,” said Dwight Miller, president, Gillis Gilkerson.  “The roofing and frame work is complete on all seven buildings within the footprint and all fifty three-story townhomes will be completed by early August 2015 for students to move in before the new school year.”

Upon completion, The Gathering at Salisbury will offer 50 units (4 beds per unit, 200 beds total), exterior patios for each unit, a bus stop, a club house, pool, exercise area and computer lab.

 “Feedback from the students has been very positive,” said Nick Nowacki, Area Regional Manager, Peak Campus.  “They love the product because it allows them to feel like they are home and part of the community.  The market here in Salisbury is unique.  We are excited to have the opportunity to provide an all-inclusive offering to students with furnishings and added value amenities.” 

Interested parties should contact The Gathering leasing office at 855-360-0517 or email

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

“EDiS Company has worked with Gillis Gilkerson on many projects. They consistently deliver on time, on budget and successful projects for our clients. The Camp Raider Team did an excellent job on this very fast-paced, budget-driven contract.”

~ Diana Patille,
Senior Project Manager,
EDiS Company

“We travel all over the country and build relationships with many different contractors. I have been very impressed with Tyler Barnes. He is very personable and responsive. We are very optimistic about this project and working with Gillis Gilkerson.”

~ Gary Brill,
Newman Group

“The global expertise in all aspects of the building construction and access to various sub-contractors was a blessing given the number of technical details that needed to be attended to while we obtained certification from the state health care officials.” 

~ Genesh Balu,
Regional Enterprises, LLC,
Seaford Specialty Surgery Center

“Our interest was to find a company who could maintain the historic accuracy of the artifact installation, while being code compliant with confidence in the durability of the job done. Gillis Gilkerson met all three requirements and got the job done. We were very demanding from the beginning. We knew what we wanted and the Gillis team, led by Don Murray, was patient with us and delivered everything we wanted. It has been a very positive experience.”

~Jackie Noller,
Interim Vice President,
Choptank River Lighthouse Society

“From start to finish, Gillis Gilkerson was phenomenal to work with. 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.”

~ Jeffery Phillips,

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