Michael Lai

CEO | Investing Partner

Michael is a successful entrepreneur with 21 years experience and has completed over 3000 real estate transactions. He came to the United States in 1993 as a political refugee from South Vietnam.

Michael’s brokerage companies have completed $100,000,000 in sales volume annually. Michael’s development company, Seattle Modern Living (SML), currently has more than 2,000 residential units and 100,000 sq ft of retail space in pre-development or under construction. These assets include multi-family, residential, and retail developments. Upon completion, this real estate portfolio will be valued at over $500,000,000.

Michael is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), Commercial Broker’s Association (CBA), Certified International Property Specialists (CIPS), Invest In The USA (IIUSA), and is an approved real estate educator in Washington State.

Michael has over 15 years of experience in the EB-5 industry. He was introduced to the EB-5 industry by helping regional centers with their funding and development. He has worked with American Life Incorporated to complete over 20 successful projects. Personally, Michael has brokered and assisted over 300 EB-5 Investors and their families to obtain permanent citizenship in the US through the EB-5 investment visa program.