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Gillis Gilkerson Starts Brandywine Village Apartments Renovation

Gillis Gilkerson Starts Brandywine Village Apartments Renovation

SALISBURY, MD – February 5, 2019 – Gillis Gilkerson, one of the most stable and trusted Construction Management, General Contracting and Development firms on Delmarva, today announced it has started renovations to the 60,000 square foot Brandywine Village Apartment Complex located between Case Lane and Edwards Boulevard in Millsboro, Delaware.

“This is the 9th affordable housing project we have worked on with Severn Development Company,” said Dwight Miller, president, Gillis Gilkerson. “We are anxious to see the renovations transform the Brandywine Village community and surrounding neighborhood which will add to the quality of life for the residents.”

The project includes renovations to seven apartment buildings (8 units in each) and a 2,278 square foot newly constructed community building. Exterior renovations include new siding, roofing, steps, patios, windows, doors, sidewalks and paving. Interior upgrades will be made to the plumbing, HVAC, lighting, finishes, cabinets and appliances. 

“Originally built back in the 80’s, Brandywine Village Apartments are in need of some necessary upgrades,” said Spencer Leech, vice president of Severn Development Company. “The units will carry the Energy Star Rating and renovations will make them more accessible to residents. From past experience, we are confident Gillis Gilkerson will be diligent with cost control and time performance of the project.” 

Project manager Robin Steininger and superintendent Tim Swift project the project will be completed by February, 2020. 

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 Gillis Gilkerson organization has an exceptionally positive culture with everyone at all levels working toward a common end, each with his or her eye on the best possible outcome for the customer.”

~ Peter Jackson,
Eden, Maryland

“(Gillis Gilkerson) made the entire construction process amazingly simple for us. They handled all the phases of the process … (and) there was always a construction foreman on site providing supervision. The best part of all was the final result – a well-designed, quality built office building.”

~ William R. McCain,
MBC – W.R. McCain & Associates, Inc.

“We recommend your people to all of our associates, and we thank you.”

~ Neil Bayne,
Vice President of Operations,
Peninsula Cancer Care Center

“Congratulations on receiving the Small Business of the Year award from the Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce. After my interview with you, I was convinced more than ever that your organization was most deserving of this recognition. Your tireless dedication to promoting the entire Salisbury area is without equal.”

~ John H. Ebelein,
Executive Board Member,
Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce

“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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