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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 35th year of building and real estate development on Delmarva, award-winning Gillis Gilkerson has built a reputation as one of the most trusted Construction Management and General Contracting firms on the Peninsula. From new building construction to renovation, the company’s construction managers offer broad and deep experience in diverse industries, including medical, industrial, manufacturing, hotels, multi-family housing, houses of worship, retail and schools. Gillis Gilkerson’s full-service real estate development expertise offers custom solutions for land purchase, building program development, turn-key project management, permitting and approvals, property management, marketing, purchase, leasing 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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~ Diana Patille,
Senior Project Manager,
EDiS Company

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Vice President of Member Services
Choptank Electric

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