Chang Selects Fairfield Inn & Suites for West 58th Street Hotel

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538 West 58th Street.
538 West 58th Street.

McSam Hotel Group‘s Sam Chang has picked Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott as the brand for his hotel project at 538 West 58th Street between 10th and 11th Avenues, the hotel developer told Commercial Observer.

The limited-service hotel will have 225 rooms spread over 17 stories. He is using his preferred architect, Gene Kaufman, for the project.

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“We’ve been working together for so long,” Mr. Chang said of Mr. Kaufman. “He knows what I want.”

Construction commenced last November and Mr. Chang said he is planning for the hotel to open on Feb. 1.

Mr. Chang purchased the site in April 2013 for $17 million, property records indicate.