Will Chinese Investors Build a Chinese Town in Rural Michigan?




A group of Chinese investors reportedly wants to build a 400-unit upscale housing development in rural Michigan designed specifically for Chinese immigrants.
The plan is being floated in the southeastern corner of the state, where a company called Sino Michigan Properties has purchased 300 acres of land in the rural townships of Milan and London, which border the city of Milan, population 6,000. The property is about 20 miles from Ann Arbor, and its proximity to the University of Michigan is evidently part of the draw, according to The Detroit News: