The Influential Emirati Entrepreneur; Hussain Sajwani

Hussain Ali Habib Sajwani is an incredible entrepreneur from United Arab Emirates who is the founder, Chairman, and CEO of DAMAC Properties. He earned a Business degree in Economics from the University of Washington.His career journey started at GASCO, a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi National Company, as a contracts manager. He then decided to start his business which has grown to the current fantastic DAMAC Properties Company.


After a series of hard work and passion, in 2002, Mr. Sajwani started DAMAC Properties, a residential real estate developer company. DAMAC Properties headquarters is located in Dubai.The firm at first began as a food catering company and acted as the primary supplier to the U.S Military. With the growth of the business, Hussain Sajwani up to date still owns the food service supplying food worldwide to many institutions.


After a law was passed by the Emirate government allowing non-Emiratis to own property in UAE, Sajwani held them as the primary target. This step benefited his business as many non-Emiratis bought properties. Today, DAMAC is ranked among the leading residential, luxury and commercial property developers. Moreover, the company has already provided the market with13, 000 hotel units 18,500 home and 40,000 units in progress.


The DAMAC owner has an incredible relationship with the U.S President, Donald Trump. Hussain Sajwani family is close to that of Trump. The two families are hoping to improve their business relationship via Donald Trump’s real estate firm. They already have a partnership through working on the Trump International Golf Club which collects $ 2 billion in sales. Moreover, they are working on the Trump World Golf Course which will kick its services in 2018. The two families have a friendly basis that they celebrated the New Year’s Eve together among others.


Hussain Sajwani is also a philanthropist and has funded many organizations. During a launch by the Ruler of Dubai, Hussain Sajwani donated AED 2 million for clothing for over 50,000 children. Moreover, DAMAC Properties donated AED 1 million in the UAE compassion campaign for refugees in Lebanon and Jordan among others. Hussain Sajwani is passionate that DAMAC properties will always be providing clients with satisfactory properties.


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