Gillis Gilkerson Completes Construction on the new Advanced Auto Parts store in Harrington, Delaware

Gillis Gilkerson, one of the most stable and trusted construction management and general contracting firms on Delmarva, announced the completion of the new 6,778 square foot Advanced Auto Parts store at 1049 Midway Drive in Harrington, Delaware.

The one story steel, masonry building includes a glass storefront and a new entrance to the shopping center on Rt. 13 North. Gillis Gilkerson project manager Tyler Barnes and superintendent Darry Mitchell, worked to push the project through the aggressive schedule and deliver the store to the customer on time and on budget.

“The Advanced Auto Parts brand requires new construction completion within a 90 day window and I am proud our team not only met, but exceeded those requirements, said Dwight Miller, president, Gillis Gilkerson. “Having this opportunity to construct this facility in our local Delaware market has allowed our team to create a space for a local business to grow and expand to serve our community and surrounding areas.”

“From start to finish, Gillis Gilkerson was phenomenal to work with,” said Jeffery Phillips, developer and owner. “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.”

The store is scheduled to open its doors to customers on December 12, 2017.

About Gillis Gilkerson
In their 34th year of building 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 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, retail, schools and more. For more information, visit

Comments are closed.