Gillis Gilkerson Partners with Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Grand Opening of the Delmarva Health Pavilion in Millsboro, Delaware
SALISBURY, MD – November 6, 2014 – Gillis Gilkerson, one of the most stable and trusted general contracting and construction management firms on Delmarva, announced the grand opening of the 50,000 square foot Delmarva Health Pavilion at 30265 Commerce Drive in Millsboro, Delaware. The Delmarva Health Pavilion Millsboro, a two-story multi-purpose medical facility, is a joint project of Gillis Gilkerson and Peninsula Regional Medical Center (PRMC).
“At Gillis Gilkerson, we do more than build structures,” said Dwight Miller, president, Gillis Gilkerson. “We build partnerships to meet the needs of our local communities. This project allowed our team to help PRMC bring much needed qualified healthcare services to its Delmarva community members.”
PRMC will own and operate a community health center in a centralized portion of the property. Services provided will be focused on a model that promotes health, wellness, prevention and education. Currently Peninsula Regional Family Medicine Millsboro, Peninsula Orthopedics, Peninsula NRH Regional Rehabilitation and PRMC laboratory services are open to the public. Peninsula Imaging and PRMC’s Home Scripts, a full-service community pharmacy are targeted to be open by the end of the year.
“Gillis Gilkerson provided PRMC exceptional service in accommodating our needs for design and construction of the Delmarva Health Pavilion in Millsboro,” said Tom Anderson, Executive Director Facility Services, PRMC. “Their project manager and superintendent have been extremely attentive, cooperative and competent in completing the construction. They have truly made every accommodation necessary for PRMC to access the building off hours and work with the sub-contractors to complete the practices. From the beginning of the planning exercise through construction Gillis Gilkerson has been accessible, prompt and thorough in every aspect of the project.”
“When we looked at the numbers, we found that Millsboro’s population is expected to grow by more than 8% over the next five years,” said Chris Hall, Vice President of Strategy and Business Development, PRMC. “We also discovered that there are nearly 100,000 people within a twenty minute drive to the location of the Health Pavilion. We look forward to bringing healthcare to the community and surrounding areas.”
There is 20,000 square feet of space still available to lease.
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.