Chris Burch:Building Businesses Using Intuitive Skill And Understanding Consumer Behavior

Chris Burch is the CEO of Burch Creative Capital. He is also a very successful internationally known entrepreneur, hotelier and philanthropist. Over the past 4 decades Burch has been involved with over 50 very successful apparel, technology, financial services and hospitality companies. He is revered for his understanding of consumer behavior, sourcing experience and investment skill. He has invested and helped develop brands like Coccoon9, Poppin, ED by Ellen DeGeneres, Jawbone, Voss Water and Tory Burch, the luxury fashion label he co-founded.  Read more about his creative vision and output, check

His marketing and branding expertise and intuitive skill set Chris Burch apart. So does his innovative vision when creating luxurious, exotic hotels, resorts and alternative living spaces. Among his most impressive projects is his exotic resort in Southeast Asia called Nihi Sumba Island. Working with hotelier James McBride, Burch built 27 luxurious teak and natural stone villas which seamlessly blend into the natural features of the island. The resort has beach and jungle scenery, breathtaking hilltop views, waterfalls, lagoons, private pools, horseback riding and more.  Hop over to this, and learn more about this beautiful resort.

According to, Chris Burch became involved in business while attending Ithaca College. He and his brother each invested $2000 and founded Eagle Eye Apparel. They sold sweaters door to door. The company made about $60 million and Burch learned about identifying efficient production sources and developing direct-to-consumer marketing strategies. That knowledge has served him well. He now builds luxury homes in Nantucket, Palm Beach, South Hampton and other domestic and international locations. Working with famous hotelier Alan Faena, Burch built the Buenos Aires, Argentina-based Faena Hotel and Universe. Related article on

A devoted philanthropist, Chris Burch gives generously to a variety of causes and charities. He gives a percentage of the profits from Nihi Sumba Island to The Sumba Foundation to improve the health, education, nutrition and social services for the locals. Burch supports medical training and charitable activities at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York and NY Langone. He also gives to Asian foundations like The China Association of Social Work and The Child Welfare League of China. Chris Burch also gives generously to countless other charitable organizations worldwide.

Burch Creative Capital is also working with innovative entrepreneurs to development countless consumer and lifestyle products brands in the retail, apparel, technology, organic foods and home furnishings industries. Those companies include Brad’s Raw Foods, Little Duck Organics, Soludos, BaubleBar, Blink Health and Chubbies. The company is building resorts closer to North America and more accessible to Millennial travelers.  Be updated with his recent timeline activities, head over to

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