Chris Burch’s serial investments

Chris Burch has been known as a fashion mogul and active investor over the years, but now he adds the title real estate developer in the field of hospitality to his already impressive resume. Six years ago, Chris in conjunction with his partner James McBride acquired a resort by the name Nihiwatu which he has just made over into a luxury resort that is leaving everyone to breathless.

After three years of its renovation process in which the two spent more than thirty million dollars doing, it was ranked number one on the list of best hotels in the globe by Travel and Leisure. Burch purchased the property for his children as a way to give back to the society. However, its success comes as a surprise even to him. The resort is located in Indonesia and is home to twenty-seven private cottages each with a pool one of which is home to Chris Burch.

Christopher Burch has been in the scene for close to four decades in which he has gotten himself involved with the starting and also the development of over fifty establishments. His innovative success is owed to his knowledge and appreciation of consumer behavior and wants and his quest for ideas from all over the globe. He is famed for his acquired TRADEMARK on multiple brands including Jawbone and Voss water and his recently acquired ED with the famous television host Ellen DeGeneres among other acquisitions and establishments. Currently, he stands as the executive chief of Burch Creative Capital which is a company that he personally founded.

Burch Creative Capital is an investment company that deals with diverse forms of investments including retail, technological companies, foods that are mostly organic in nature, home furnishings, apparel furnishings, and currently hospitality businesses like Nihiwatu (  Chris is definitely a serial entrepreneur who began even before graduating from the Ithaca College. His first investment was done in collaboration with his brothers and was a two-thousand dollars investment in a company that grew to a worth of a hundred and sixty-five million. From then all he has been doing is venturing more and more into investment to his current stature.

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Nihiwatu Is one of the most beautiful places in the world. It’s almost hard to believe that serial entrepreneur bought this slice of heaven from a couple as a hostel.Chris Burch teamed up with James McBride the hotelier and turned the beach hostel into a 30 million dollar investment called Nihiwatu. The resort opened its doors in 2015 and within a year it had already been selected as the top hotel globally in 2016 by Travel and Leisure.  For related article, click on

As one of the founders of Nihiwatu, Chris Burch managed to turn it into his children’s legacy and conserve it for the community. The entrepreneur was amazed by the fact that he could experiment with building the new resort. The result was that it was turned into something beyond his wildest dreams. Chris Burch now juggles his time among his three homes Raja Mendaka-his private villa in Nihiwatu, Miami, and the Hamptons.

Nihiwatu has over 20 private villas. In addition to this, it has an outdoor and entertaining indoor area, a beach spa; although private sessions can be done in your room, a wellness area that holds daily yoga sessions although private sessions are also available, private and public surf sessions in the renowned surf beach, excursions to the adjacent waterfalls and Coconut Grove for surfing lessons and horseback riding.

The five-star resort is also known as the edge of Wilderness although its name loosely translates to mortar stone in the indigenous Sumba language. Nihiwatu’s décor is composed of traditional Sumbanese artifacts, ikat prints, and indigenous wood. The resort has employed a large population in the island. It also gives back to society as a part of its profits is pumped into the Sumba Foundation. This foundation finances various developments in the Sumba community.The good news is that Nihiwatu is not the last piece of investment by Tony McBride and Chris Burch as the duo are planning to build other spectacular resorts in Nicaragua and Costa Rica. Interesting article to read here.

About Chris Burch:

Christopher J. Burch is an ardent businessman who began his business journey in 1976 with Eagle’s Eye apparel. He managed to grow the 2,000 dollars investment into a 165 million dollars business before he sold it.The CEO of Burch Creative Capital has been in the entrepreneur and investment field for over forty years. Check on   Within this time, he has managed to be involved in a variety of industries which include designer clothes and apparel, the food business, real estate and various luxury brands.Chris Burch is also a philanthropist and he has contributed towards various worthy causes. Chris is also on the board of a range of valuable establishments.  More to read on

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