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1315 S Church Street, Rockport, Texas (Aransas County)

Investment Highlights

Offering Terms

Regulation D Rule 506(C)

Accredited Investors Only

The issuer has self-certified as Qualified Opportunity Fund

Available to OZ Investors and non-OZ Investors

Total Equity Raise Sought: $8,000,000

Minimum Investment: $50,000

Additional Details


Rockport, Texas named a “Top 10 Coastal Art Colony” in the United States. — Coastal Living Magazine

Outdoor Living:

Private rooftop patio is the perfect place to host a party, watch a game or take in the amazing panoramic Bay views.

Beachside Living:

3+ acres of fun! Settled along the Golden Crescent, Rockport is a buzzing little beach town, named one of the best small coastal towns by USA Today. Rockport Beach, the first Blue Wave Beach in Texas, offers a healthy, safe, and clean environment for a ton of family fun.

Bird Sanctuary:

Connie Hagar Cottage Bird Sanctuary is located at the corner of South Church Street and East First Street, just a block from the Blue City Paraiso Resort. The 6.25 acre sanctuary contains an observation platform and an assortment of habitats frequently packed with birds including assorted sparrows and buntings. The collection of birds within the sanctuary may change noticeably every day.

Privacy Access:

Feel good knowing that your community supports your privacy with access-controlled gate entry and exit, featuring a bold and sophisticated stone and iron design.

A modern enclave surrounded by the natural beauty of Aransas Bay! Living all the style of urban life while escaping to the coastal bend in South Texas.

Blue City Paraiso Progress

The GeoTech Report, Environmental Phase One, Civil Site Plan, and Infrastructure Permit are complete. Architectural, MEP, and Structural Drawings are at 50%+ as of August 2023.

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General partner

Nathaniel Dodson

Legal Counsel

Stormy Johnson

Investor Relations

Patrick R. Sughroue Esq.

Legal and Business Counsel

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John Berlet

General partner

As the General Partner of Tandem Trust Real Estate LLP and Coastal Bend OZ Fund Manager, John brings his experience to the organization formed to build wealth for his partners and investors. As CEO of Tandem Trust Financial LLC, he has assisted his clients in reaching their financial goals for the past 30 years. John believes that the Opportunity Zone Tax Benefits are the best retirement strategy that he has ever seen.

Nathaniel Dodson

Legal Counsel

Advises clients on matters related to securities, financing, real estate, opportunity zones, and M&A. Through leveraging his expertise in the industry along with the help from his long list of trusted connections, Nathaniel has represented over $2 Billion in real estate and business funding transactions.

Stormy Johnson

Investor Relations

Stormy began his career in insurance, and has owned an insurance and financial services agency since 1996. He started fixing and flipping houses in 2002 and soon realized that his true passion was in real estate, helping people manage risk, and to design a plan to build their assets. He has since invested in short-term rentals in both Central Texas and Coastal Bend and has been a Registered Representative in securities transactions since 2000.

Patrick R. Sughroue Esq.

Legal and Business Counsel

Patrick Sughroue is a co-founder of The Business Law Group, Grand Rapids, Michigan. Over the years Patrick has served as legal counsel and business advisor in connection with numerous business organizations and transactions including capitalization, investment, and M&A. Industry specialties include securities and financial services, energy, real estate, technology, emerging businesses, qualified opportunity zones (QOZ) and legal cannabis. Patrick also maintains an alternative dispute resolution practice for business and financial disputes and serves as a FINRA arbitrator. He earned his degree in business finance from the University of Notre Dame (1980) and his Law Degree from Wayne State University Law School (1983).