In the early 1960s, two guys at the University of Michigan – Sam Zell and Bob Lurie – started managing student apartment buildings. Over the next five decades, the buildings would change but the basic philosophy would remain the same: invest in properties at the right price and hire the best people to manage them well.
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"If it's worth doing,
it's worth doing right."
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"Happiness lies in the joy
of achievement and the
thrill of creative effort."
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