Hotelier and Entrepreneur-Christopher Burch

Chris Burch is a billionaire who has invested in the hotel and hospitality industry ( The said billionaire bought a deserted island resort in 2012 and used about $30 million for the renovation of the building which is said to have been constructed in 1988. Being so familiar with the sector, Mr. Chris gave the resort in Sumba, located in Indonesian Island a new face. The Travel+ Leisure named the resort as one of the best hotels in the world. After the renovation, Chris named the resort Nihi Sumba Resort.

Nihi Resort Island is developed on white sand, a captivating environment, with an exhilarating premise. Every visitor who visits the resort gets a private space which has taken the advantage of the natural resources of the area. Those who know the Nihi Resort Island describes it has “on the Edge of Wilderness”, and everyone visiting their site online for booking or sees what the hotel refers to itself “ A visit with a Purpose”. The people living around the beach resort believe that after the building was abandoned it was protected by the marapu spirits. The couple who owned the building was looking for a helping hand for the expansion of the food place and hostel when Chris offered to expand and renovate the resort. The hotel has 27 private villas and each of the villas has a swimming pool. The resort was reconstructed for three years and opened in 2015 becoming one of the largest resort to offer employment in the Island.

Christopher Burch is the founder and the Chief Executive Officer of Chris Burch Creative Capital. Mr. Burch can be described as a prominent investor who has been in the industry for over 40 years. His success in the investment world is experienced in his efforts to manage more than 50 successful businesses. Chris Burch has also ventured into other ventures in different sectors including the fashion industry, technology, real estate, as well as the technology industry. In the hotel and hospitality industry, Burch has made a name for himself and he has several brands including Faena Hotel and Universe, Tory Burch, as well as Voss Water. IN his Chris Burch Creative Capital, they have a primary responsibility to create riotous ideas which have positive, direct as well as ideas which have lasting results in people’s life. Chris Burch was born and raised in Wayne Pennsylvania. He is a founder of a lifestyle brand ED by Ellen Degeneres.

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Chris Burch the Founder of Burch Creative Capital

Chris Burch is the CEO and the founder Burch Creative Capital. He has been an active investor and an entrepreneur across many industries for almost 40 years. He has contributed positively to the growth of luxury brands and multiple technologies including Voss Water, popping, Jawbone and Faena Hotel, and Universe. Previously, he was a board member of The Continuum Group and Guggenheim Capital. His entrepreneur success began back in 1976 at Ithaca College when he was an undergraduate student. Together with his brother Bob, they invested $ 2,000 in launching Eagle’s Eye business which later grew up to $165 million, and it was purchased by Swire Group. He was the first people who invested in Internet Capital Group that is well recognized IPO story on the internet.

Sumba Island in Indonesia is a home of one of the best international hotel in the world. Chris decided to make it a perfect place for a Nihiwatu luxury resort. When he visited the island, he knew that he could make a perfect destination for tourists who wanted a place to relax even though the place was under developed and the location had a beaten path. In 2012, they purchased a beach hostel together with James McBride who is a hotelier. They spent around $30 million to renovate the hostel and later reopened it in 2015 as a five-star and named it Nihiwatu (

The objective of the resort was to provide the world with a beautiful corner of the world that will not impact the culture, the local population and the environment negatively. Burch is always dedicated to improving conditions and the lives of every individual in the world, check With many years of experience as an investor, Burch has taken part in the development of more than 50 firms. By combining the instinctive understanding of client’s behavior with direct sourcing and international experience, he has created a lengthy track record of innovation to connecting and impacting. His recent creative brand portfolio includes an introduction to ED by Poppin, Ellen Degeneres, TRADEMARK and Cocoon9 to a list of reputable brands.

Currently, the company is supporting the development of customer products and various lifestyles ranging from home furnishing, organic food, and hospitality, technology industries including Blick Health, BaubleBar, Little Duck Organics, Soludos and Brad’s Raw Food. Chris was a board member of Rothman Orthopedic Institute Foundation. He has contributed toward the funding of philanthropic and research initiatives at NYU Langone, Mt Sinai Hospital, Child Welfare League, The Sumba Foundation, The Henry Street Settlement and The China Association.

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