The Real Deal New York

Day in the Life of: Sean Ludwick

The BlackHouse chief talks about Chinese salutations, painting murals and late-night fried chicken
By Mark Maurer | October 27, 2014 10:30AM

From the October issue: Sean Ludwick is the co-founder and principal at BlackHouse Development, best known for developing the 56-room Hotel Americano in Chelsea in 2011. He said his firm has a portfolio of more than 30 New York City buildings and has developed roughly $500 million worth of real estate projects since launching in 2007. Ludwick — who started out in investment banking and later worked at the Manhattan-based development firm RWO Acquisitions — told TRD that he’s currently a partner on a Hudson Yards hotel-condo tower being developed by Chinese investor Kuafu Properties. [more]