After investing in internationally known retail brands like C. Wonder as well as co-founding and establishing many others, Chris Burch is currently focusing his energies in the hospitality industry. In 2012, Chris partnered with hotelier, James McBride, to acquire a beach hostel located in the Indonesian island of Sumba. Burch and McBride spent $30 million to renovate the property. They reopened it in 2015 as a five-star resort called Nihiwatu. In 2015, the resort enjoyed much success in the market. To this end, Travel+ Leisure voted the entity as the best hotel in the globe.
While speaking to Business Jet Traveler in 2015, Chris noted that he purchased the hostel for his children. He hopes the he can preserve it and the surrounding region as a means of giving back to the community. Chris said that the hostel has a beautiful palette. The facility has a spa under a waterfall as well as a breath-taking scenery. Visitors are guaranteed to enjoy their holidays at Nihiwatu owing to the range of activities that they can participate in. Notably, some of the revenues collected are channeled to local charitable organisations. Read this interesting interview with Burch, click here.
Chris remarked that he was amazed by how Nihiwatu had developed into having more appealing place where people could unwind. According to him, he was blown away by the success of the world-class resort. The Wall Street Journal noted that Chris spends his time between his new resort, Nihiwatu, the Hamptons, and Miami. The new hotel has 27 private villas. Chris’ home, Raj Mendaka, is part of the 27 villas. His home has a main house with four extra villas. At Raj Mendaka, each villa has a private plunge pool.
Chris Burch is the chief executive officer and founder of Burch Creative Capital. The serial entrepreneur has diverse businesses in multiple industries. Over the years, the shrewd entrepreneur has invested in technology, fashion, and real estate industries. He is the brain behind Tory Burch, a luxury fashion brand.
Throughout his career, Chris Burch has focused on the power of branding. Presently, he utilizes innovative marketing skills and his sales management abilities to enhance his business interests in financial services, hospitality, apparel, consumer products, and technology. Chris started his business career while he was still studying at Itchica College. He partnered with his brother to form Eagles Eye apparel. Under his transformative leadership, the small agency grew to a large corporation with an asset base of $165 million. Presently, the entrepreneur is affiliated with ED by Ellen DeGeneres, Poppin, Nihiwatu, and Cocoon9. Continue reading on ideamensch.com.
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