Many residents know that it can be a headache when going from Miami to Fort Lauderdale. Though it can normally take 30 minutes with no traffic, that time quickly doubles when it’s rush hour. If there is an accident, this can make time in traffic an unpleasant experience. Any type of interruptions such as this can have an individual on the road that can go on for hours.
The privately owned and operated rail system, called Brightline train created by Wes Eden is now looking for other ways and solutions for those traveling in between major south Florida cities. Brightline is serviced by All Aboard Florida that started providing service in May of this year to Miami. Brightline normally runs routes between west palm beach and Fort Lauderdale which was the case at the start of the year. Extending services to Magic city is very significant. It will not only decrease traffic, but give commuters and option of green friendly travel.
Brightline runs it’s train several times a day between Miami and Fort Lauderdale. Most of the time during the week you can find it departing from Miami at 7:10 a.m. The final departure for the last train is around 11:10 p.m. For those living in Fort Lauderdale, the first train leaves at 6:12 a.m. while the last train departs at 9:42 p.m. It can travel up to 79 miles per hour. Commuters enjoy WI-fi, USB ports and power outlets during their travel. The seats are lined with leather and isles are wide. You can also find lounges and a variety of food services.
Fortress Investment group owns the Brightline train. They are geared up to provide a service for multiple cities across all 50 states. Fortress Investment Group want to also extend the Miami to west palm beach routes all the way to Orlando. Though this route will take some years to come to fruition, Fortress Investment Group say the travel speed is expected to be a 125 miles per hour. Fortress investment group is looking to implement their new services and help ease the stress of daily commuters.
Nihiwatu was born In 2015 as a five-star resort that was bought and upgraded by two people. Chris Butch and James McBride spent $30 million upgrading and a rough amount of time into this beach side hostel located on the coast of Sumba. There are many different activities offered at Nihiwatau such as surfing, spa treatments, yoga. Prices range from $750 a night to $14,000 during the high season. Nihiwatu is equipped with 27 private villas, and quickly became the largest local employer on the island. Learn more about this awesome resort, check businessinsider.com.
Christopher Burch is the founder and CEO of Burch Creative Capital and owner of Nihiwatu. He attended Ithaca college from 1972 until 1976 earning a degree in business. Chris has nearly 40 years invested in a career as an investor and entrepreneur and has actively helped in the rise of more than 50 companies.
The creative Capital brand that Chris is the CEO for mingle with other brands such as cocoon9, Poppin, just to name a few. Chris’s success began in 1976 with his brother he invested $2,000 to start Eagle Eye Apparently this business rose to $165 million dollars and then sold off. In 2012 Chris was submitted a spot in Forbes magazine as the annual The World’s Billionaires.
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Chris was raised in Wayne, Pennsylvania part of the middle-class population in 1982 Chris married Susan Cole they had three kids together which divorce followed some time after. Kids after then in 1996 he married Tory Robinson they too had three children together and they then divorced in 2007.
Chris claimed to being a bad student, always getting in trouble couldn’t pay attention. Then by the time Chris landed in junior high his father had a job set up for him in a construction setting. Chris was on the small side, a scrawny kid and he spent the majority of his work day hauling heavy materials which revolutionised him to create and think of a better way to earn money and succeed. Hop over to architecturaldigest.com for an additional article.
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