Hussain Sajwani is a revered businessman. Over the years, he has invested in different properties across the Middle East. His sound educational background has played a pivotal role in his entrepreneurial journey. Hussain recalls that after graduating from the renowned University of Washington, he worked for Gasco as a contracts manager. Later, he established a catering company. This company was instrumental in offering its services to the United States army. The company served the army in Bosnia, Somalia and the Gulf. In addition, Sajwani says that through the food service corporation, he was able to work with international companies such as Bechtel.
Hussain Sajwani posits that he founded DAMAC Properties after the Dubai government encouraged foreigners to invest in the country’s real estate industry. The executive contends that he purchased an undeveloped property. He was surprised when many people bought units way before he started constructing the 38-story property. This success prompted Hussain to zero in on expanding his offing across the Middle East. He posits that the catering service is part of DAMAC Properties, as it reminds him of his efforts in establishing his footing in entrepreneurship.
DAMAC Properties is a successful real estate developer. The company specializes in developing residential, commercial and luxury properties. To date, they have developed and sold more than 18,500 homes. The DAMAC owner says that the success of the company is anchored on its qualified, experienced and talented employees. In addition, the company works closely with the right development partners. DAMAC Properties has expanded its operations to the UAE, the United Kingdom, Lebanon, Qatar, Jordan and Saudi Arabia.
Hussain Sajwani family has maintained close contact with the Trumps. In the recent past, Hussain worked closely with Donald Trump in constructing the Trump International Golf Course. During the New Year’s Eve celebration, President Trump praised Hussain Sajwani and many other entrepreneurs who attended the event. Trump posited that he would not put his signature to any new business engagement for purposes of averting any potential conflicts of interest.
As a philanthropist, Hussain Sajwani has been heavily involved in different charitable initiatives. Recently, he gave out a donation of AED two million to be used in a campaign seeking to cloth many children around the world.
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