Not many people can juggle two careers in different industries, but fashion mogul Chris Burch is quite exceptional as he teamed up with hotelier James McBride in 2015 and bought a beach hostel that is now the best resort in the world after renovations. Found on the Indonesian Island known as Sumba, the five-star resort is called Nihiwatu, and it cost the duo $30 million to renovate it from a hostel to a resort. Nihiwatu made it to the top after it was voted by Travel+ Leisure in 2016 as the best. During an interview with the Business Jet Traveler, the founder and co-founder of several international retail brands said that he bought the resort for his children and he also wanted to perverse it while offering back to the community at the same time. He intimated that being in a place with a beautiful palette, you can do just about anything and that includes building a spa under a beautiful waterfall, visit places that others have not visited as well as have a butler in each room. Proceed to architecturaldigest.com for more news.
He added that Nihiwatu surprised him because the outcome was more than expected which is not usually the case. Nihiwatu entails 27 private villas that include Raja Mendaka which is Burch’s private home that consists of the main house as well as four other villas each with a private plunge pool, hop on fashionista.com. The Wall Street Journal reports that Burch divides his time between the resort in Indonesia, the Hamptons, and Miami. Apart from this investment, Chris Burch has also is also an investor in the fields of fashion, real estate, and technology.
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Burch graduated from Itchica College where he was a budding entrepreneur and teamed up with his brother Bob to start Eagles apparel that grew to $165 million before he started to sell it. Burch Creative Capital is principled under him whose brand portfolio entails Poppin, Nihiwatu, Cocoon9 and Ellen DeGeneres. A career spanning 0 years has seen Burch participate in one way or another to the rising of about 50 companies. He has managed to combine his intuitive understanding of consumer behavior with direct sourcing and international experience to build a name for himself as an entrepreneur who connects innovation to impact. Learn more.