Gillis Gilkerson breaks ground for Millsboro branch of First Shore Federal Bank

July 26, 2014

Gillis Gilkerson general contracting and construction management firm recently announced the groundbreaking of the ninth branch of First Shore Federal Bank in Millsboro.

“We welcome the returning business from First Shore Federal,” said Dwight Miller, Gillis Gilkerson president. “We have a great working relationship with the bank and look forward to expanding their footprint into Millsboro.”

The new bank will cover close to 5,000 square feet at 220 Washington St. in Millsboro and will include Energy Star LED lighting fixtures.

“Gillis Gilkerson is a first-class operation, and we look forward to working with their team again on the new Millsboro branch,” said Marty Neat, First Shore Federal president and CEO. “The area is a growing and attractive community that lends itself to investment opportunities. We studied 20 different locations across the Lower Eastern Shore, and Millsboro consistently ranked near the top for growth in population, banking services, real estate transfers and traffic count. We are proud of our record as a community bank and responsible corporate citizen and we look forward to demonstrating that record to the people of this area over the next months and years.”

Celebrating its 30th anniversary, award-winning Gillis Gilkerson has built a reputation as one of the most trusted general contracting and construction management firms on Delmarva. 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 about Gillis Gilkerson, go to