Hussain Sajwani is a Dubai based businessman who is well established in property development under his company DAMAC Properties. With a degree in Economics and Industrial Engineering earned in 1981 from Washington University, Mr. Sajwani has excellent experience in running businesses. His entrepreneurial skills date back to when he was young supporting his father’s business prosper before traveling to the US for studies. After graduation, he works at GASCO as a contract’s manager for two years after which he ventured into catering.
The catering business attracted more clients making it the leading company in charge of over two hundred projects and providing over 150,000 meals each day. The company has expanded to the global market with clients in Africa, CIS, and the Middle East. The company offers other services including camp services and power maintenance services alongside serving the army camps and five-star hotels.
The growing population in the 1990’s presented Hussain Sajwani with a business idea where he ventured into property development constructing hotels that accommodate the massive number of people moving in the country. In 2002, real estate guru Hussain Sajwani decided to go big in the property development sector and started DAMAC Properties that has grown to be the leading in the market with international service providers. DAMAC Properties has expanded its grounds employing more than 2,000 people who have helped in developing the luxury apartments and hotels including the 21,700 units that have been generated successfully and 40,000 more still being developed.
The DAMAC owner has a great relationship with businessman and real estate giant Donald Trump. The relationship has enabled DAMAC Properties to develop a golf course that was designed by Tiger Woods and will be maintained by the Trump Organization as well as being Trump branded. Hussain Sajwani’s vision has enabled him to be among the top 100 Arabs who are very influential.
The DAMAC owner is also a philanthropist. He supported the project launched by Dubai’s ruler that is aimed at supporting the disadvantaged children internationally. Hussain Sajwani wrote a cheque that will be able to help more than 50,000 children get clothes.