NEW YORK CITY — New York-based developer Sam Changhas acquired a 9,983-square-foot lot in Long Island City with plans to build a branded hotel on the site. The sales price for the property, located at 38-15 9th St., was $6.5 million. Construction of the hotel is expected to begin this year. Cushman & Wakefield represented the seller, BNC Hospitality, in the transaction. The development site allows up to 49,917 buildable square feet for commercial or hotel development.