Gillis Gilkerson Celebrates Dairy Queen Harrington Completion

Gillis Gilkerson Celebrates Dairy Queen Harrington Completion

HARRINGTON, DELAWARE – June 11, 2024  Gillis Gilkerson was pleased to join ownership of Dairy Queen and town officials of Harrington, Delaware to celebrate the opening of a brand-new Dairy Queen location with a Ribbon Cutting ceremony.  Gillis Gilkerson President Tyler Barnes, Project Manager Robin Steininger, and Superintendents Jamie Heath and Bruce West joined in the Ribbon Cutting ceremony in early June.  Gillis Gilkerson further celebrated the milestone with the presentation of a donation check to the Children’s Miracle Network, the corporate fundraising recipient for Dairy Queen’s across the country.

The all -new 2,300 square foot DQ Grill & Chill is located between northbound and southbound lanes of US Route 13 in Harrington, Delaware and features a bright, colorful interior, a covered drive-thru and an outdoor seating area complete with unique red umbrellas creating a comfortable dining area for the restaurant’s patrons. Graphics on the exterior of the restaurant even feature the brands iconic upside-down frozen Blizzard © treats.


“We love working hard for repeat customers,” said Gillis Gilkerson Project Manager Robin Steininger. “It’s always satisfying to deliver a quality building experience to our clients, but it’s even more rewarding to be invited to celebrate with them.  It’s an honor to work with Mark Baker, and the Wilson Baker team again on this project, and we look forward to more in the future.”

About Gillis Gilkerson

As award-winning Gillis Gilkerson celebrates its 40th year in business on Delmarva, the firm has established a reputation as one of the most trusted and stable construction management, general contracting, and real estate development firms on the Peninsula. The team offers a broad and deep understanding of all commercial asset types, including medical, general office, industrial, hospitality, mercantile, restaurants, retail and more. As a collective of creative problem solvers, Gillis Gilkerson is capable of stepping beyond the call of duty of traditional contractor to assist with more in-depth development tasks, including land purchase, building program development and turnkey project and property management. The team works in conjunction with architects, government planners, engineers, surveyors, inspectors, and leasing agents to manage the process of both development and construction from concept to completion.