Chris Burch; the Jack of All Trades

Chris Burch has skills and experience that everything he lays his hands on becomes a success. He started eyeing hospitality as a new field to engage in after becoming a household name through businesses like C.Wonder and Tory Burch. He partnered with a successful hotelier James McBride, and they purchased a beach hostel located on the Indonesia Island called Sumba in 2012. Together they worked on upgrading it until reopening in 205 as a five-star hotel called Nihiwatu. Nihiwatu came out to be voted the best hotel in the world by Travel + Leisure in the year 206 having operated for only one year.   Check to read more.

In a statement he was giving to Business Jet Cavalier during an interview, he stated that he bought the hotel for his children and as a way of giving back to the community.  Read more insights from him in this article on

Wall Street Journal depicts that Chris Burch splits his time between Miami, the Hamptons, and Indonesia where Nihiwatu is located. The hotel Nihiwatu is said to have 27 private villas with some of them becoming Raja Mandeka which is his private home. The hotel currently employs the largest number of residents in Island and also engages in charity through contributing to Sumba Foundation which helps the locals. With such accomplishments, Burch and his friend McBride are seeking to continue their development in Costa Rica and Nicaragua aimed at helping the millennial travelers. He advises investors to take ample time when starting their projects and businesses. He advises them to brainstorm sessions, work and create together with their teams and lastly take notes when producing. This emphasizes on investors budgeting time to creativity and productivity to get the balance you want.

Mr. Chris Burch was born on March 28th, 1953 who currently resides in New York. He is a successful entrepreneur with more than 14 investments in about 13 companies. He is the founder and CEO of Burch Creative Capital. He is a man devoted to the power of branding and employs this sense of style to a wide range of fields including, hospitality, sales and marketing, financial services and even technology and consumer products. His career kicked off in 1976 while still an undergraduate at Ithaca College. Refer to for related article.  Together with his brother, they started Eagle’s Eye which they grew to a company worth $165 million before selling it to Swire Group. He later came to invest in multiple companies and founding C. Wonder which were launched in 2011. His involvement in multiple business and companies have led to him becoming a household name and a great entrepreneurial influence to most investors in the world.  For update on his recent timeline activities, hit on this.

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