Hussain Sajwani is the founder of DAMAC Properties, an international property development firm. He is also the company’s chairman. Over the years, DAMAC Properties has been developing various high-end properties in the UAE.
Hussain Sajwani is a proud alumnus of the esteemed University of Washington. The executive started his career at GASCO as a contracts manager. Sajwani worked for GASCO, a unit of Abu Dhabi Oil Company, for a short period before establishing a catering company in 1982.
He is among those who started the property market expansion in Dubai. In the 1990s, Sajwani constructed multiple hotels to accommodate the influx of people coming to the UAE to trade. In 2002, after identifying a market opportunity, Sajwani founded DAMAC Properties. Read more:
The firm has grown to become a leading property development firm in the Middle East. Its growth is attributed to Sajwani’s expertise in marketing, finance, sales, administration, and legal matters. Read more: The Rise and Rise of DAMAC
Presently, the company is developing many prestigious projects in major cities of the world, including Dubai, Doha, Abu Dhabi, London, Riyadh, Beirut, and Jeddah. DAMAC Properties is a publicly-listed company. Its shares are traded in the Dubai Financial Market. The entity has employed over 2000 workers. In addition, the corporation is renowned for developing luxury projects. To date, the company has delivered more than 16,000 homes with an extensive portfolio of more than 44,000 units.
Hussain Sajwani loves to collaborate with different business leaders in offering clients with properties that satisfy their utility. One of his close business partners and friend is President Donald Trump. Recently, Sajwani posited that he was looking forward to doing more business with the Trump Organization.
Trump praised Sajwani and other business persons during his New Year speech that he delivered to the 800 guests at Mar-a-Lago. Hussain attended the event. In particular, he noted that Hussain Sajwani and his family are beautiful people. Trump and Sajwani partnered to develop Trump International Golf Club. Learn more about Hussain Sajwani Family: http://www.forbes.com/sites/kerryadolan/2016/03/01/the-donald-of-dubai-hussain-sajwani-interview/#1b049a722f15
Through DAMAC Properties, Hussain Sajwani has been supporting different philanthropic efforts, especially those that seek to help needy children. Recently, he donated AED two million to a Ramadan initiative seeking to cloth a million children from disadvantaged backgrounds globally. Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Ruler of Dubai, vice president, and prime minister of UAE launched the campaign.