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Wicomico Rotary Club Teams up with Gillis Gilkerson to Meet Village of Hope Housing Need


DSCN1396SALISBURY, MD – July 31, 2014 – The Wicomico Rotary Club, announced the  completion of a bedroom addition/renovation project at The Village of Hope      located at 1001 Lake Street in Salisbury, Maryland.  The Wicomico Rotary Club    teamed up with Gillis Gilkerson and other local businesses (Lifetime Masonry,    Bozman’s Floor Coverings, Seaside Electric, Salisbury Door & Hardware, Bayside  Fire Protection and Superior Coatings) on this Community Service Project.

 This team of professionals and community members converted an existing      storage closet into an additional bedroom connected to a family unit in the    women and children’s section located in the transitional housing building.

 “I learned about the needs of The Village of Hope in a Rotary meeting and as a member of the Community Service Committee, immediately felt that we could give a hand up,” said Dwight Miller, president, Gillis Gilkerson and fellow Rotarian.  “The team working on the project was aware of the growing need for transitional housing for women and children and worked diligently to complete the transformation in less than a month’s time.”

“We are grateful for the renovation work that was done as we are seeing more and more women with two or three children come through our doors looking for assistance,” said Jasime Rogers, executive director, Village of Hope.  “It was amazing to watch business professionals and community members working together to build a more comfortable living space for those families in need.”


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.


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What Our Clients Say

“Over the past 15 years, I have been responsible for three construction projects completed by Gillis Gilkerson. All three have been completed on time and within budget. . . I would not hesitate to contract with them again.”

~ Spicer Bell,
President (retired),
Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore

“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,
Developer

“I have not seen anyone as professional and great to deal with than your company and the people work for it, from you [Palmer] to the that person who’s a laborer. I’ll share that from my heart with our community.

THANK YOU!”

~ Tony Taphipour
Owner of Pure Fitness

“On behalf of the members and friends of Trinity United Methodist Church we want to thank you for your fine work over the past few months.”

~ Rev. George R. Patterson,
MDiv. Senior Pastor,
Trinity United Methodist Church

The project is a major win for the community, and the market is really responding well. I was happy with the way Gillis Gilkerson handled the delivery of this project in a time of disruption. COVID presented manpower and procedural issues but their onsite staff was attentive and pushed through to deliver the final project

~Tom Ayd
Green Street Housing

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