James G. Kissling AIA, is the Principal Architect of Kissling Architecture. He is a registered Architect and Interior Designer with over 30 years experience in the design industry. He is a native Texan and a summer resident of coastal Texas. James has worked in high-end custom home design and his passion and knowledge of the coast and in-depth understanding of the structural requirements, the proper design techniques, are invaluable to his designs withstanding the ever changing coastal environments.
“The Islands of Rockport is a well thought out master planned coastal community that will become the new destination point in the Rockport area.”
– James Kissling
Smith Nguyen has been a residential designer in the Coastal/South Texas area since 2002. A graduate from Texas A&M University School of Architecture in 1999, he has helped many builders and developers in the community with creative coastal designs. “I enjoy meeting with the client and determining their vision and turning around a conceptual design in a matter of days. Once we determine the direction, finishing the design and plans is a matter of weeks so the client can get their house started right away”.
“I am very excited to part of a Design team at the Islands of Rockport. There is no question this is a special development and the homes I’m designing will capture that casual elegance of the community”.
– Smith Nguyen
Mark Emery Building and Remodeling
Mark Emery has been in the construction business for the past 30 plus years and custom home building and remodeling in Rockport for the past 18 years. Mark Emery Building and Remodeling was selected to build the first custom home in the Islands of Rockport.
“The Islands of Rockport is such a high quality development with a great location and deep/wide canals on spacious lots. As a builder, I appreciate well thought out Architectural Guidelines and the vision from the developer is exactly what Rockport has been waiting for. I look forward to building many spectacular homes here.”
– Mark Emery
John Gimler Construction
More information on John Gimler Construction coming soon!
McDaniel Custom Builders
Thomas McDaniel is a native of the Coastal Bend and has been building custom homes for more than 20 years. What started as a cabinet making company in 1992 has evolved in to a thriving home-building company. McDaniel Custom Builders partner with their clients to help dream homes become realities. They take ideas and visions, combine them with their expertise, experience and knowledge and create the perfect home. They develop each home as if it were their own, and pay close attention to detail using a professional team of experts to carefully construct homes.
“The Islands of Rockport is a superbly planned coastal community that we are excited to be part of. It is unique in style and design and we are delighted to be teamed with Kiki and his staff for the continued development of such an extraordinary community.”
– Thomas McDaniel
Wells Collection, LLC
Ethan Wells moved to Rockport, Texas after graduating from Texas A&M University and formed Wells Collection, LLC, based on the principles of service, integrity, and professionalism. Ethan has had the opportunity of living in South Florida’s rich architectural landscapes and this influence can be seen in the designs and construction of his homes. Holding true to detail and client communication through the building process, Wells Collection is highly sought after.
“Rarely have we seen a community with so much going for it. The Islands of Rockport will be the next destination home development and resort on the Texas Coast.”
– Ethan Wells
Boat Dock Designer/Builder
More information on DockExpress coming soon!
More information on Grunwald Construction coming soon!
Smart Docks, Inc.
Smart Docks, Inc. is a family owned company that was formed in 2005 after a local dock builder/boat lift installer was purchased. The company has tripled in size and has steadily continued to grow. The growth has come about because they do business one way…the RIGHT way. Their specialty is residential docks, piers and boatlifts. Their service and desire to deliver the best quality dock and boat lift to the Texas Coast teamed with Golden Boat Lifts has allowed Smart Docks to build one of the most successful companies in the business.
“Teaming with the premier Gulf Coast subdivision has been our goal since the development announcement was made. With their professional and particular building guidelines, Islands of Rockport is “THE” coastal subdivision to enjoy our phrase of living in Paradise.”
Coastal Reflections, Jim Post
More information on Coastal Reflections coming soon!