Christopher Burch is an entrepreneur and active investor with a diverse business background which enables him to venture in a variety of industries. He is an alumnus of Itchia College starting his career still as an undergraduate. Chris has more than 40 years working for more than 50 companies both International and domestic. The experience he has in branding has made him use imagination and creativity to create more brands which have a greater impact on the consumers. Chris is the founder and CEO of Burch-creative Capital and also the co-founder of Luxury Fashion Company.
The Nihiwitu Resort
According to news from Business Insider, Chris partnered with Hotelier James McBride buying a beach hostel at interior part of Indonesia Island of Sumba and later renovated it to a Five Star Hotel. Although according to an interview, Chris says he bought the resort for his children and to help the community without thinking it will grow to the best travel and luxury resort in the world.
The Adventures in Nihiwitu Resort
Nihiwitu is one of the best luxurious hotels in the remote Indonesia Island on the west coast of Sumba. The Resort stands as the leading employer in the area with the management preserving some profits for funding the Sumba Foundation one of the community’s project.
The Resort has fantastic constructions with tree houses in it, pools entertaining areas and also beaches within it. They have also embraced the Sumba art displaying their traditional Sumbanese antiques, Ikat prints and local woods which also act as an attraction for the visitors. Nihiwitu cares about the wellness of their guests providing daily group yoga session and also private classes to the interested persons. You can also enjoy Surf lessons, waterfalls swimming and rock jumping, Horseback riding, and beaches in Nihiwitu Resort
Christopher’s Established Brands
Chris has established several brands from his long years’ experience in entrepreneurship. He has understood well the behavior of the customers and tried to connect to them in his brands to the market. The brands include; Nihiwitu Resort, Burch Creative Capital Brand, Poppin, Jawbone AND Voss water, TRADEMARK and Cocoon9 brand.
Chris Burch on Forbes
Forbes magazine reports the billionaire investor having sold off his 28% share investment in the fashion company now controlled by the wife. The proceeds from that solo sale hit $650 million. As of 2014, his wealth has soared to clock the magical $1B mark. Mr. Burch is 64 year old.