Celebrating 25 Years of Solid Service

Encompass - Purpose Driven

With in-house operators, designers and experienced project managers, the Encompass team is passionate about developing smart, memorable, engaging environments, while optimizing operational efficiencies.

For gaming, hospitality, restaurant, retail and entertainment companies needing operations, design, development and construction management expertise, Encompass is the trusted industry expert guiding every aspect of the building process, from a thought to ribbon-cutting.

Encompass Founder and President, John Stewart, has had a lot of titles during his 35 plus year career, but the title he prefers is “Partner.”  He and his team believe in improving the building experience for their partners by bringing transparency, integrity and value at every level. That’s how he has built this company working with partners like Premier Gaming, Caesars, The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, The Navajo Nation, Tropicana, St. Regis Mohawk Tribe, Quapaw Tribe, Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma, Churchill Downs, Yum! Brands, and Brown-Forman.

We are in the business of conducting amazing experiences.

We listen. We learn. We build upon the visions and dreams of our Partners.

That’s where Encompass makes the difference.


Your ideas, questions and challenges are the foundations of our process. By listening closely and understanding your goals at the starting line, we deliver at the finish line.


Working with your team, we analyze the options, find optimal solutions and begin charting a clear course. At this stage, we make assessments, develop business plans, conduct feasibility studies and review cost analyses.


We focus on the scope, schedules, estimated budgets, return on investment and financing. Before a shovel breaks ground, we secure zoning approvals and permits, assemble a hand-picked team of professionals, and find the right mix of vendors to get the job done.


With you as our leading partner, we get to work. Our experienced, hands-on management team will keep your project on time and on budget.


From groundbreaking to grand opening, we provide up to the minute updates on progress and seek your input. We continuously evaluate and adjust plans throughout the project to manage costs, hit deadlines and meet expectations.


The finished product isn’t really finished without a plan to operate and maintain your investment. We have time-tested expertise and ongoing support that will ensure you the greatest value for years to come.

Bringing it all together.