Jeffrey Laytin and a rendering of the failed project
Symmetry Property Development‘s plan was rejected, and now 60 investors from China want their money back
A group of Chinese investors is suing a developer to return some $50 million invested in a failed River North tower project.
The 60 investors each contributed $550,000 to the Chicago project in hopes of securing an American visa through the federal EB-5 program, but the plan by New York-based Symmetry Property Development was thwarted when Alderman Brendan Reilly (42nd) rejected it in 2017 over traffic concerns, according to Loop North News.
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