Gillis Gilkerson - Construction Managers / General Contractors
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Gillis Gilkerson on Schedule with Park Place Hotel Renovations in OCMD

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SALISBURY, MD – November 2, 2016 – Gillis Gilkerson, one of the most stable and trusted general contracting and construction management firms on Delmarva, announced renovations to Park Place Hotel have begun.  The hotel is located at 2208 North Baltimore Avenue in Ocean City, Maryland.  The 70,627 square foot renovation project will add an entire floor and expanded pool deck to the existing hotel. 

“Adding an entire floor to the top of a 17 year old hotel is a unique renovation,” said Dwight Miller, president, Gillis Gilkerson.  “The added amenities and extra space will further enhance visitor experience to an already highly rated hotel in Ocean City.”    

Other additions include a new pool, pool deck with glass railings, gym, laundry room and trash tower.  Renovations will convert two sets of rooms into suites equipped with full kitchens and separate bedrooms.  The old pool will be transformed into a splash pool and balconies will be added to the sixth & seventh floor.

“Now is the time to take on a project of this scope and size,” said Bill Douglas, hotel representative.  “We are on a tight timeline because of the nature of the business we are in.  Superintendent, Bill Schiavo is a great guy to work with and we are very comfortable with Gillis Gilkerson’s reputation in the community.  We have no doubt that Palmer and Dwight will deliver on time and within budget.”

Park Place Hotel closed on September 26, 2016 and work started immediately.  Currently the Gillis Gilkerson crew is finishing up demolition, tearing up blacktop, driving structural piling and making preparations for concrete and steel work.

According to Gillis Gilkerson project manager, Gary Townsend and superintendent Bill Schiavo, the project is scheduled for completion May 2017.

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

“The best compliment is repeat business. Dwight Miller has earned all of our business over the last 20 years and is always trustworthy and gets things done. If a problem or challenge arises, he will always take care of it.”

~ Dennis Silicato,
Silicato Development

“The original roof was only seven years old so finding out that we needed a whole new roof – the hard way – was disappointing. The team from Gillis Gilkerson addressed every single concern we had from the very beginning. They even called me on July 4th when we had bad storms in the area and asked if they could get inside the church to make sure everything was safe and secure. Now that’s commitment.”

~ Bruce Glisson,
Executive Pastor,
Allen Memorial Baptist Church

“Gillis Gilkerson was far and away the most accommodating and skillful contractor I have ever dealt with in the building profession. They finished the job on time and under budget with absolute minimum disruption to our services.”

On behalf of Don Kelly, supervisor of the new addition to the 10th Street Medical Office in Ocean City, MD

~ Stephen Waters,
Medical Director,
Atlantic General Health System

“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 

“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

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