Chris Burch has hit yet another home run! The serial entrepreneur has expanded beyond the fashion industry and dived into creating a hospitality home run. Located on the edge of Sumba, an Indonesian island, Nihiwatu has been awarded Travel + Leisure’s 2016 Hotel of the Year designation. Burch, along with noted hotelier James McBride purchased the property in 2012 and following a $30 million renovation opened the resort in 2015. It did not take long for the property to get noticed by the experts in the travel industry along with many of the world’s top jet setters.
The successes of Chris Burch have been impressive, to say the least, and he is never done creating. From fashion to hospitality it seems that everything he touches turns into a great success. From Tory Burch to C. Wonder his clothing and accessories brands are popular throughout the world. Chris is always looking for new and exciting challenges and is truly a serial entrepreneur. It is from this wealth of experience that Chris reaches out to help others who are just getting their start. He is the head of Burch Creative Capital and works with many startup companies across various industries.
Burch Creative Capital is the current enterprise through which Chris is funneling his creative energies. Check burchcreativecapital.com. This financing firm is working with creative companies to help them get off the ground. Several of the companies with which he has worked include BaubleBar, Blink Health, Brad’s Raw Foods, Chubbies, Little Duck Organics, and Soludos. The quality of his expertise rings through to firms operating in organic foods, women’s apparel, technology, and hospitality. Another of his recent companies is the hospitality sourcing firm Bur + Mah. The possibilities are truly endless when Chris Burch is involved. To read Burch insight on things, click this must-read interview of Burch on interview.net.
Innovation is always a strong component of all of his projects, and Burch credits his ability to marry innovation with implementation as one of the key cornerstones of his multiple successes. It really is extraordinary that the first resort he acquires is shortly named the best hotel in the world by the prestigious Travel + Leisure magazine. More to read on bjtonline.com. Although anyone who has been following his career is not at all surprised by the level of quality that he brought to the Nihiwatu Resort project. Burch divides his time between his private home at Nihiwatu and Miami and the Hamptons. It will be exciting to see what he does next. For an update of Burch timeline activities, hit crunchbase.com.
Read more about Burch on https://www.forbes.com/sites/lauriewerner/2014/11/05/indonesias-next-wave/#2db20ae3e43e