Development With Direction

From inception to execution, Compass Ventures is the Smoky Mountain Region's #1 choice for commercial development.

Our Specialties

Restaurant Development
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Housing Development
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Hotel Development
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Condo Resort Development
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Cabin Development
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Campground Development
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Our Purpose: Development with Direction.

Development with Direction is about more than executing great real estate projects. To us, it means there is a bigger, more impactful purpose to our efforts. We value community and pride ourselves on positively impacting ours with each project. Realizing the Smoky Mountain area’s potential while preserving its beautiful heritage has been, and will continue to be, our mission, passion, and purpose.

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Our Values.

  1. Walk the Walk. It isn't what we say that defines us, rather what we do.
  2. Living Fully. We strive to live life to the fullest, both personally and professionally.
  3. Be Intentional. The awareness of connection between thoughts, words, actions, habits, character, and destiny. Also, understanding the importance of choosing those wisely.
  4. Driven For Excellence. We are driven to seek knowledge and pursue growth and greatness in all areas. 1% better each day.
  5. Grit. We have the endurance and unshakeable commitment necessary to achieve our visionary and our longterm goals.
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What We Do

Leading Development In the Smoky Mountain Region.

Much as a compass is used to find the right direction, Compass strives to find the path to a better tomorrow. Compass makes a big impact as a visionary in community development, residential transformation, and commercial project execution.

Compass strives to be the #1 Tennessee Development Company for entrepreneurs and forward-thinking people striving to make a difference in their communities. Compass has a collection of highly-skilled professionals in very specific fields to bring efficiency and top quality to every type of project.

Partners & Lenders

We partner with forward-thinking organizations to positively impact our community with each project. The following businesses and lenders work closely alongside us to help us accomplish big goals.
PROJECTS

Some Of Our Achievements

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The Lodges at Reedmont
The Lodges at Reedmont

Investments in overnight rentals have increased and prospered. We will embark on a modern, cabin-like lodging development beginning 0f 2022.

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Vacation Rentals
Vacation Rentals

Compass has experience developing new build cabins, contemporary-style lodges, and cabin renovations for the smoky mountain area.

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Bear Crossing
Bear Crossing

Located in Pigeon Forge, Compass partner Jimbo Conner developed Bear Crossing with vacation rental parking, amenities, and location in mind.

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Trotter's BBQ
Trotter's BBQ

Trotter's BBQ has Locally-sourced hogs, a casual vibe, and IPourIt self-serve beer taps make for a great meal and downtown experience.

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