Looking for the best hotel in the world according to Business Insider? You’ve found it. Chris Burch, a well know business and fashion mogul, created an amazing hotel in a remote Indonesian Island, and it’s known as the best hotel in the world.
Chris Burch and James Bride bought this hotel five years ago. They invested thirty million dollars in order to renovate it. Then, they opened it as a five star hotel. Its name is Nihiwatu. It was voted as the best hotel in the world by Travel + Leisure. He bought it for his children and for the community. It has twenty seven private villas. This includes one that he keeps for himself. Chris Burch himself stays there, along with his resorts in Miami and The Hamptons.
Christopher Burch is the founder of Burch Creative Capital. He has more than forty years of experience in investing. He has helped over fifty companies rise to the top. Besides his resort hotel, his other ventures includes Cacoon9 and Poppin. Interesting articles on huffingtonpost.com.
While still an undergraduate student at Itchica College, Chris Burch already started his foray into the business world. He and his brother Bob founded a company called Eagles Eye apparel. It was a huge success, and he sold it after it grew to one hundred and sixty five million dollars. He invested just two thousand dollars in it when starting out and made it worth millions of dollars! He sold it to Swire Group. He was one of the first investors in Internet Capital Group. This is well known as one of the first biggest IPOs in the internet industry. To learn more about Burch recent timeline activities, click on crunchbase.com.
His portfolio is very diverse. He has luxury homes and real estate in places such as Palm Beach and Nantucket. He started C. Wonder just a few years ago, and later sold it to Xcel Brands. He partnered with Ellen Degeneres to start ED by Ellen Degeneres.