Gillis Gilkerson Hired to Build Park Place Plaza in Ocean City, Maryland

SALISBURY, MD – August 22, 2016 – Gillis Gilkerson, one of the most stable and trusted general contracting and construction management firms on Delmarva, announced it has been hired to build Park Place Plaza, a multi-use development at 12720 Ocean Gateway in Ocean City, Maryland. Building A of the 19,930 square feet includes both retail and restaurant space and 12,000 square feet in an additional building for professional office space.

“We look forward to contributing to a client’s vision and seeing it through to completion,” said Dwight Miller, president, Gillis Gilkerson. “The opportunities this development will bring to both visitors and residents will benefit the community, economy and local experience.”

“The offices in Building B will offer a peaceful and serene space,” said Todd Ferrente, Park Place Plaza developer. “Tenants won’t even realize they are on Route 50. There is a pond and forestry along with convenient access to the highway that makes it the perfect location for local businesses.”

Site work started on August 1st and will continue for the next two weeks. The flagship Park Place Jewelers will be located in the space along with seven other tenants. Gillis Gilkerson’s team will start the construction phase that will include stone work, siding, metal seam roofing and landscaping.

“Palmer and Dwight personally came to see me to talk about the development,” added Ferrente. “I am very comfortable working with Dwight and know that Gillis Gilkerson has a reputation for getting things done and getting them done on time.”

According to Gillis Gilkerson project manager, Mike Truitt and superintendent David Shaffer, the project is scheduled for completion in the spring of 2017.

About Gillis Gilkerson: In their 33rd year of building on Delmarva, award-winning Gillis Gilkerson has built a reputation as one of the most trusted general contracting and construction management firms on the Peninsula. From new construction to renovation, the company offers broad and deep experience in diverse industries such as medical, manufacturing, hotels and condominiums, houses of worship, retail, schools and more. For more information, visit

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