Cinnamon Shore|SecondShelters.com

Photo credit: Aaron Costilla.

In our year end roundup of top stories in 2017 just two weeks ago, we noted the good news this past fall of the quick recovery of Mustang Island’s hurricane-stricken Cinnamon Shores vacation rental community. Now here’s great news from the luxury residential development in Port Aransas: Cinnamon Shore developer Sea Oats Group just announced the property recorded fourth quarter sales nearing $20 million, up more than 50 percent over the year-end 2016, and bringing total sales for 2017 to $33 million.

“Despite Hurricane Harvey, Cinnamon Shore’s sales exceeded all expectations,” said Jeff Lamkin, CEO of Sea Oats Group.  “In fact, we’ve closed on 10 residences and homesites post-Harvey, with another five closings scheduled before the end of this year,” he added.

Here’s more detail about this pedestrian-friendly “New Urbanism” community styled in Gulf Coast vernacular, a bright spot in the unfolding recovery of the Texas Coast:

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