Chinese tycoon Chen Mailin is the new owner of the Metropolitan Hotel Vancouver. Photos: Marriott / Dingye Group

Chinese former duck farmer buys big in Vancouver: first a US$39m home, then a US$3.9m car, now a downtown hotel

  • Tycoon Chen Mailin, once a member of China’s top political advisory body, is revealed in a lawsuit as the new owner of the 213-room Metropolitan Hotel Vancouver
  • Chen previously paid the highest price ever for a home in the Canadian city, before his credit card was used to buy a customised Bugatti Chiron supercar
Topic |   Hongcouver
Chinese tycoon Chen Mailin is the new owner of the Metropolitan Hotel Vancouver. Photos: Marriott / Dingye Group
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