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Life is Easy in Compass Pointe “Find ecstasy in life; the mere sense of living is joy enough.” -Emily Dickinson Living life at Compass Pointe makes every day one to celebrate!  It is easy to fill your days with countless activities, beautiful scenery and even more amazing company!  Whether you’ve spent the day on our gorgeous golf course, biking our beautiful […] read more

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Summer Concerts Near Compass Pointe “Music is the greatest communication in the world. Even if people don’t understand the language that you’re singing in, they still know good music when they hear it.” Lou Rous There are few things as relaxing and indicative of summer than enjoying the warm weather with a cold brew and some good jams!  And it […] read more

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5 Ways to Celebrate Memorial Day at Compass Pointe “Veterans are a symbol of what makes our nation great, and we must never forget all they have done to ensure our freedom”- Rodney Frelinghuysen As Memorial Day approaches we should all take a moment to honor and appreciate those who have fought to protect and serve our incredible country.  This memorial day, make it […] read more

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Is your neighbor an out-of-stater? North Carolina attracts lots of residents from other states, especially those that live right next door SOUTHEASTERN N.C. — Hello native Floridians. How are you, New Yorkers? How is the Wilmington region treating you, Virginians? Thanks for making the move north, South Carolinians. Based on the results of a study by the University of North […] read more

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Compass Pointe Golf Club Under New Ownership LELAND, NC (May 15, 2018) – Bobby Harrelson, owner of CP Brunswick, LLC and developer of Compass Pointe, just announced the sale of the Compass Pointe Golf Club and Magnolia Greens Golf Course to Renaissance Golf Group, LLC.  This newly formed entity will be managed by Partner Jay Biggs, who will also serve as the […] read more

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Compass Pointe Golf Club Receives Excellence in Design from ASGCA Leland, NC (May 15, 2018)- The Compass Pointe Golf Club which opened as a brand-new course in June 2016 has just received the official award for Excellence in Design from the American Society of Golf Course Architects.  The course was designed by Rick Robbins with the assistance of Brian Lussier, who both said that Compass […] read more

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Compass Pointe Breast Cancer Fundraising Events All proceeds go to Going Beyond the Pink Save the Dates April 21- Main Event March 10 – Boogie and Bid – Concert and Live Auction – Tickets still available! April 20 – Golf Tournament – Compass Pointe Golf Club, (limited to 144 golfers) April 16-21 – Pickleball Tournament April 14-21 – Tennis Tournament – […] read more

2017 Design Excellence Recognition Program honorees announced by ASGCA New visions for seasoned facilities, renovations to classic courses and new layouts to meet the needs of today’s golfers display the innovative, thoughtful work of ASGCA members BROOKFIELD, Wis. – The sixth annual American Society of Golf Course Architects Design Excellence Recognition Program honorees have been named. Projects from 11 courses have been cited for […] read more

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Wilmington’s HomeFest Highlights Compass Pointe   October 26th – 29th One of southeastern North Carolina’s biggest fall festivals just so happens to be found right inside the gates of Compass Pointe!  The 2nd Annual Wilmington HomeFest, hosted by The Wilmington-Cape Fear Home Builders Association, will be held right here in Compass Pointe, October 26th – 29th. The centerpiece for the four-day […] read more

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Local Fall Festivities “Autumn, the year’s last, lovliest smile.” ~William Bryant Cullent For many, fall is the most exciting time of the year and it is certainly full of festive activities in the beautiful Wilmington, North Carolina area!  We pulled together a few ideas to celebrate the season – and the great news?  All of these fun activities […] read more

New Pickleball Courts Open at Compass Pointe Pickleball, the sweet sport with a sour name, has grown tremendously in popularity over the last few years. In fact, it is one of the fastest growing sports in the United States! And, folks at Compass Pointe have gotten in to the Pickleball spirit, too! Residents recently celebrated the GRAND OPENING of Compass Pointe’s new […] read more

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Introducing Westlake Preserve Introducing Westlake Preserve, our newest enclave of premier nature and water homesites. If close proximity to golf, Latitudes restaurant, the new gated entrance, and future shopping are on your wish list, then ask us more about Westlake Preserve, Compass Pointe’s newest neighborhood. 888.717.6468 read more

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Leland Cultural Center: What’s New For The Fall! “The first step to controlling your world is to control your culture. To model and demonstrate the kind of world you demand to live in. to write the books. Make the music. Shoot the films. Paint the art.” -Chuck Palahniuk, American novelist and journalist The Leland Cultural Arts Center is the place to be this fall!  […] read more

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Wilmington NC’s Local Breweries Wilmington, North Carolina has a thriving brewery community that attracts both locals and tourists alike.  It is the number one spot along the coast to enjoy local craft beer.  And, the best news about this…Compass Pointe is just minutes from these local craft beer destinations! Wilmington boasts over a dozen craft breweries, each one unique […] read more

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Compass Pointe Featured in Where to Retire Magazine Houston, TX (Aug. 1, 2017) – Compass Pointe, located in Leland, NC, has been awarded a Best Neighborhood designation by Where to Retire, the only magazine in America geared toward helping people with retirement relocation decisions. The award recognizes outstanding master-planned and active-adult communities. A profile of the development will be in the September/October 2017 […] read more

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Compass Pointe awarded magazine’s ‘Best Neighborhood’ designation By Makenzie Holland StarNews StaffPosted Aug 1, 2017 at 11:34 AMCompass Pointe will be featured in Where to Retire magazine. LELAND — Compass Pointe has been awarded a Best Neighborhood designation by Where to Retire magazine. The magazine is geared toward assisting people who are making retirement location decisions. The Best Neighborhood award “recognizes outstanding master-planned and active-adult communities,” according […] read more

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Let’s Share Our Compass Culture The culture of Compass Pointe is centered around resort-style living…every day! With wonderful North Carolina weather, an ideal location for retirement, amazing amenities and tons of friends and neighbors …what’s NOT to love about life at Compass Pointe?! Let’s celebrate our “vacation” lifestyle and share the fun with future neighbors. We’re promoting the “Compass Culture” […] read more

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Compass Pointe Announces Winner of #ThisIsIdealLiving Photo Contest Compass Pointe partnered up with ideal-LIVING magazine in their 2017 “This Is Ideal Living” Facebook Photo Contest. The first round of the contest, which took place on Compass Pointe’s Facebook page, brought in 18 resident images depicting “Ideal Living” in the neighborhood. The winner of the contest was determined by the most reactions to their […] read more

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Discover Delicious Dining in Leland, NC The Leland area offers delicious restaurant choices that run the gamut from pizza and burgers, to fine dining. Our Compass Pointe neighbors have plenty of options for breakfast, lunch and dinner. So, whatever you are craving, Leland, NC has a restaurant to satisfy your palate and fill your stomach! If you are looking for a […] read more

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The Top 5 Things You Should Do This Summer in Downtown Wilmington There are so many fun and exciting thing to do in downtown Wilmington that it is hard to narrow it down to just 5! The great news? All of these fun activities are just minutes from the gates of the new home community of Compass Pointe. So, get out there and explore…Wilmington, North Carolina is […] read more

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#ThisIsThePlace Roadtrip: Compass Pointe Original Article – WWAY LELAND, NC (WWAY) — WWAY is halfway through our 2017 #ThisIsThePlace Roadtrip. Friday we made the shortest leg of the journey across the Cape Fear River and down US 74 to Leland and Compass Pointe. There is a lot going on in this area, with new people moving to all the […] read more

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Compass Pointe sees increase in buyers as Leland booms Original Article – Hannah Patrick, WWAY TV BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Compass Pointe is seeing an increase in buyers as Leland continues to grow at a fast rate. “We have seen a dramatic increase over probably the last two to three years in home site and home sales as Brunswick County kind of continues […] read more

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Compass Pointe Honors Winner Of Inaugural Golf Tournament LELAND, NC (May 9, 2017) – While everyone was talking about the Wells Fargo Championship last week, a Brunswick County community was having a golf tournament of its own. The inaugural Compass Pointe Classic presented by CresCom Bank was held May 1-6 at the Compass Pointe Golf Club. Christian Brand of Charleston, WV, was the […] read more

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Compass Pointe Veterans Club Partners With Canines For Service To Support Disabled Veterans LELAND (NOVEMBER 2016): On Saturday evening, the Compass Pointe Veterans Club held an ‘Elvis Extravaganza’ fundraiser concert to support Canines for Veterans, a sub-entity of Canines for Service, Inc. (CFS). This was the second largest fundraising event hosted by the Veterans Club this year. In May, the club raised over $40,000 during an annual Memorial […] read more

Compass Pointe Club Raises $40,000 For Veterans In Need LELAND, NC (JUNE 2016): On Memorial Day, Compass Pointe held an annual community celebration at their Grand Lanai to raise money for the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) of Wilmington. This was the third year The Compass Pointe Veterans Club hosted this event. A new addition to the event was a memorabilia and baked goods auction […] read more

Compass Pointe Golf Club Now Open LELAND, NC (JUNE 8, 2016): The golf course at Compass Pointe will be celebrating the Grand Opening and official ribbon cutting on Saturday, June 11th at 8:30am. Compass Pointe residents received the privilege of enjoying play on the course beginning Tuesday, June 7th. The Compass Pointe Golf Club This is the first full course to […] read more

Compass Pointe Dives Into Tech Industry With Matterport 3D Reality Tours LELAND, N.C., September 9, 2015 – Local resort community, Compass Pointe is transforming Wilmington’s real estate landscape by becoming the first on the East Coast to utilize Matterport camera technology, which will provide potential homebuyers with 3D virtual reality tours of properties that are for sale. Matterport, based out of Mountain View California, is a […] read more

Port City Pooches – An area guide of Wilmington, NC for man’s best friend “A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.” – Josh Billings “We observed evidence that pet owners fared better, both in terms of well-being outcomes and individual differences, than non-owners on several dimensions,” study researcher Allen McConnell, of Miami University in Ohio, said in a statement. “Specifically, […] read more

Compass Pointe Raised $25,000 For Disabled Veterans LELAND, NC (June 29, 2015)- The Compass Pointe Veterans Club just raised $25,000 for Chapter 11 of the Disabled American Veterans organization during a Memorial Day Weekend Celebration. This event was held at the Grand Lanai at Compass Pointe in Leland and included a golf cart parade, flag ceremony, silent auction, a gala, musical entertainment […] read more

Wilmington’s Got The Summer Brews A growing trend throughout the United States is the popularity of microbrews; Wilmington, NC is no exception. With a wide arrange of personalities comes a wide range of taste. Wilmington’s got one for everyone! Our growth of local breweries offers a relaxing environment to soak in all that is Coastal Carolina. A long time staple […] read more

Compass Pointe Developer Will Acquire Magnolia Greens Golf Course LELAND, NC (June 8, 2015)– Bobby Harrelson, owner of CP Brunswick, LLC and developer of Compass Pointe, announces the intent to purchase of Magnolia Greens golf course from Magnolia Greens Ventures, LLC. With this purchase, Magnolia Greens golf course and Compass Pointe Golf Course, currently under construction, will share ownership and management. Mr. Harrelson states, […] read more

Why Audubon International? Only 164 properties and golf courses worldwide are registered in the Audubon International Signature Program, focused on applying sound environmental conservation and sustainable development practices while planning, designing, building, and managing a development. Everyone knows that the AI Signature program works to integrate environmental protection and improvement, but members know that the programs are also […] read more

Rich Culture in Coastal Carolina A new structure now stands proudly at the intersection of Brunswick and 3rd street in Downtown Wilmington’s Brooklyn Art District. The Cape Fear Community College Humanities and Fine Arts Center is slated to open its doors for a grand opening on October 3rd later this year. This venue, over 159,000 square feet, will host an […] read more

Compass Pointe Reboots With New Master Plan By Cece Nunn, posted Mar 13, 2015 With hundreds of new homes, commercial space and new amenities on the way, a Brunswick County master planned development is charting its next course. Landscape architect, developer and builder Scott Stewart sees Compass Pointe, a 2,200-acre community off U.S. 74, as a development that’s in balance with nature […] read more

Happiest Community of 2015 LELAND, NC (May 1, 2015)– Compass Pointe has been awarded the “Happiest Community of 2015” in the Bliss Awards by Real Estate Scorecard. To celebrate this recognition, they hosted a Property Owner Appreciation Party where more than 400 residents, guests, and local dignitaries were in attendance to enjoy a “VIP’ style party complete with red […] read more

The Downtown Wilmington, NC Renaissance The revitalization of downtown Wilmington, NC has been in the works for over 30 years with more than $30 million worth of renovations, businesses and attractions added or in progress for the historic district. More recent city upgrades have been targeted farther away from the central business district on the North end of the river […] read more

Say Goodbye to Snow Boots and Hello to Flip Flops Need another excuse to take the plunge and move to Compass Pointe in Wilmington, North Carolina? According to and The Weather Channel, this coming winter will be almost as severe as last year’s polar vortex. Even though the fall weather has been introduced gradually, winter weather is expected to come without delay in late […] read more

Begun amid downturn, Compass Pointe drawing newcomers By Wayne Faulkner Published: Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 6:15 a.m. Brunswick County remains littered with empty housing developments that went bust along with the economy in the middle of the past decade. Compass Pointe Facts Numbers: 
2,200 acres
 About 240 acres for golf course 
850 acres in conservation 
Residents: About 350 families […] read more

Wilmington Named America’s Best Riverfront by USA Today Wilmington has officially been recognized as America’s Best Riverfront by USA Today and, not that anyone who has visited or lived here would say otherwise about our beautiful city. The poll was open for one month and included 20 cities throughout the country with well-known riverfronts and allowed website visitors to vote on their […] read more

Southern Section of Wilmington Bypass Opens in Leland On October 16th, the North Carolina Department of Transportation opened the new section of the U.S. 17 Wilmington Bypass, also known as Interstate 140, beside Compass Pointe. The highway was opened after the ceremonial ribbon cutting by the Department of Transportation secretary, Tony Tata, around 2 PM. The opening of this section will reduce traffic […] read more

Taxes in North Carolina vs. Taxes in the Northeast Benjamin Franklin said, “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” This is a very true statement, but what he doesn’t say is that you can choose how much you pay in taxes each year. Why pay more property tax on your home than you need to? One of […] read more

Compass Pointe’s 2nd Annual Fundraiser for Breast Cancer Awareness Leland, NC — Compass Pointe, Leland’s resort-style living community, hosted The Mike’s Garage Band Event for the Pretty in Pink Foundation on August 30, 2014 at the Compass Pointe Grand Lanai. The property owners of Compass Pointe hosted this philanthropic event to benefit local women suffering from breast cancer, having sold over 300 tickets to […] read more

Summer 2014 Real Estate Trends According to CNN, home prices are rising but the increase rate is slowing down, which can be better for the market because buyers may be less hesitant. National home prices rose 6.2% in spring 2014. However, home prices are still 17% lower than the peak of the housing market in early 2006. The number of […] read more

Why the Wilmington Area? Here are five reasons to buy now! Home vales are appreciating Recent data from CoreLogic Information Solutions showed that North Carolina home values appreciated 1.0 percent in February and 8.0 percent from February 2013. According to Fine Coastal Living, demand is on the increase, so the time to buy is now before prices increase. And according to Zillow, home values in Wilmington […] read more