Clans with Plans
An unscientific look at some of NYC's cultural real estate fiefdoms
Febrary 1, 2011 — therealdeal.com
Vijay Dandapani, president and COO of Apple Core Hotels, a chain of five hotels in Manhattan, said many Indians arrived with only the cash they could put together quickly.
"They started small hotels," said Dandapani, who did not follow that pattern. (He grew up in southern India before moving to the U.S. as a student.)