The Real Deal New York

From the archives: Checking in with Sam Chang

Below-the-radar hotel builder becomes biggest in the city; 40 projects underway

For years, as developer Sam Chang dotted the city with 25 hotels, he remained under the radar, and that’s just the way he liked it. But success has a price.

Now that Chang has put up projects in all five boroughs (see chart) and refined his ability to build hotels citywide, his name and fame have grown to the point where privacy is harder to preserve. Read the full article from the December 2006 here.