Riverview Commons, LLC Donates Completed Section of Riverwalk to the City of Salisbury
SALISBURY, MD – October 30, 2017 – Gillis Gilkerson, one of the most stable and trusted Construction Management and General Contracting firms on Delmarva, today announced the completion and donation of a section of Salisbury’s Riverwalk from Riverview Commons, LLC to the City of Salisbury.
“Palmer, JB and myself recognize the Wicomico River is important to the revitalization of our city,” said Dwight Miller, Riverview Commons, LLC. “We are glad to take part in paving the way for community connectivity and the improvement of streetscapes and foot traffic in Salisbury’s urban core.”
“As our plans and projects become reality, we are thrilled to receive the support of our community leaders,” said Salisbury Mayor Jake Day. “Riverview Commons, LLC has been a community champion and we are so thankful for their generosity as our Riverwalk continues to take shape.”
The city recently bid the construction portion of the landscaping and hardscaping plans and the bids are currently under review. Next steps include awarding the contract and installing plantings, benches, trash cans and new street lights along the length of the Riverwalk. The city will also fill in a gap in the Riverwalk along Market Street near Lot 1.
The city plans to award the project this fall and have construction complete in the summer of 2018.
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.