Chris Burch, an entrepreneur, has invested internationally on brands such as Tory Burch fashion label and C. Wonder. He built the best five-star hotel in the world on the Indonesian island according to Travel+ Leisure. Known as Nihiwatu, the resort is a product of a beach hostel that Chris Burch and his business partner James McBride bought in 2012 from a New Jersey couple. They made some building advancements to it with an amount of $30 million and developed it to a five-star hotel that it is today. The resort is composed of a total of twenty-seven villas, one of which is Chris Burch’s home referred to as Raja Mendaka. His private home comprises of the main house and four other villas that are available to guests. All the villas have private plunge pools.
The resort also has a large indoor-outdoor entertainment area and a beach spa whose services are also done in individual rooms. Additional article about Nihiwatu here.
Nihiwatu, popularly known as the Edge of Wilderness, has provided many with employment opportunities around the west coast of Sumba Island. The resort also funds the Sumba Foundation, which is a group that supports and comes up with projects that assist the surrounding community. In addition to the great features at the resort, the buildings are decorated with the local wood, traditional Sumbanese antiques, and Ikat prints. Read more about the beauty of Nihiwatu or Nihi on wingsjournal.com.
The plans for these two businessmen is to expand by building resorts in Costa Rica and Nicaragua that can be easily accessed by millennial travelers. According to Mr. Chris, the resort is a gift to his children and a way to give back to his community. For the full interview, hit ceocfointerviews.com.
Christopher Burch not only invests in the fashion industry, but also ventures in technology, financial services, sales, marketing, and also hospitality. He is the Chief Executive Officer of Burch Creative Capital, a company that he founded. Based in New York City, the firm takes control of venture investments and develops brands. Burch Creative Capital firm aims at creating value by formulating ideas that impact on people’s lives directly and in a positive way. Burch’s success has been boosted by the critical understanding of the consumer behavior and his continued use of direct-to-consumer channels. Click on crunchbase.com for an overview of the investor’s detail.
Born in March 1953, Chris Burch attended Ithaca College and had helped develop several businesses. They include Faena Hotel+Universe in Buenos, Tory Burch, which he co-chaired with his then wife, Eagle’s Eye apparel, a company he started with his brother back in college, and J. Christopher Capital LLC.
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