• 14 years after he invested $2,000 of bar mitzvah money into Campus Apartments, he became the company's CEO. Here's how he went on to build it into one of the country's biggest student housing firms

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

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    In 1983, David Adelman , then 11 years old, was playing a game of basketball with his family friend, his "uncle" Alan Horwitz. They made a bet that if David lost, he would help out at the off-campus student housing company Alan had founded, Campus Apartments .
    "Most adults let an 11-year-old kid win, but my 'Uncle Al' thought it was very important to learn responsibility and I wound up losing," Adelman told Business Insider. Losing meant he had to work to earn back his basketball, football, and baseball glove.
    "I had to go to Campus Apartments every Saturday to stack...
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