Chris Burch is the renowned chief executive officer and founder of Burch Creative Capital. Chris has been actively involved in investment and entrepreneurship for quite some time across the diverse industries for 40 years now. He is the pillar behind the tremendous increase in numerous luxury brands and technology. These include Jawbone, Voss Water, Poppin, and Faena Hotel + Universe among others. Chris is the former board member of The Continuum Group and Guggenheim Capital.
Chris Burch’s entrepreneurial spirit became evident while he was pursuing his undergraduate studies at Ithaca College in 1976. They invested $2,000 with his brother Bob in starting a business called Eagle’s Eye: A company that grew to the point of making $165 million though later sold out to the Swire Group. After this sale, Chris Burch decided to venture into investment at the Internet Capital Group. Chris was committed to bringing innovations into actualization as he pursued success.
So far, Chris Burch has successfully invested in various international and domestic real estate ventures. These are inclusive of development luxury homes in Palm Beach, Nantucket, and Southampton all the way to New York. He has collaborated with Alan Faena hotelier and Philippe Stark in developing the undeveloped and underutilized places. The recent accomplishment was the acquisition of Nihiwatu (wingsjournal.com). This is a luxurious resort located on the Indonesian island of the great Sumba region. He acquired it and thoroughly renovated it to what it is today. Chris is thinking of expanding the resort to reach North America. Their entire aim is to build top-quality resorts that will quench the desire of most millennials as they wander in the land. Most importantly to note is that Chris Burch’s projects revolve around creativity and innovations. He is capable of coming up with something new. This is what makes his entrepreneurial spirit unique. He sometimes rents out his villa when he is not staying there. He makes use of every opportunity.
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