Hussain Sajwani is an entrepreneur from the Middle East and the founder and chairperson of DAMAC Properties, a real estate firm. Sajwani holds a business degree from the revered University of Washington.
He initiated his career while in the United States at GASCO as a contract’s manager. GASCO is a division of Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, a business that invests heavily in the oil industry.
Sajwani’s catering business
Having worked for various companies in the United States, Sajwani returned to his home country in 1982 and established his first business, a catering venture. This business has since grown into a multi-million company handling more than 200 projects while still serving more than 150,000 meals daily on various occasions.
This catering company has clients in Africa, the CIS, and the Middle East. Under Sajwani’s management, this enterprise has earned contracts to service educational institution, army camps, construction campsites, and five-star hotels.
Sajwani and DAMAC Properties
Hussain Sajwani has played a huge role in the expansion of the property market in the Middle East. Upon identifying a market in 2002, Sajwani launched DAMAC Properties, which has since grown into the leading property development in Dubai.
His company has completed various projects in different cities, including Abu Dhabi, Jeddah, Doha, London, and Amman. Sajwani is experienced and skilled in finance, sales, marketing, and administration. Learn more about DAMAC owner: http://www.albawaba.com/business/pr/damac-needy-children-518106
DAMAC Properties has a pool of 2,000 employees and is a public company listed on the Dubai Financial Market. Under Hussain Sajwani’s management, the company has created an extensive development portfolio of 44,000 units in various construction stages.
DAMAC Properties is responsible for the construction of more than 17,900 homes. Hussain Sajwani family has strong business ties with that of President Donald Trump. Before Trump became the president, he worked closely with Sajwani on various real estate projects through The Trump Organization.
One of the major projects they worked together on was the Tiger Woods Golf Course. Additionally, they have worked in collaboration with Italian designers, such as Fendi Casa, Versace Home, and Bugatti on a variety of luxury apartments.
DAMAC Properties contributions to the AED One Million project
DAMAC Properties supports the AED One Million, an organization that makes clean water accessible to people. This project was initiated by the vice president of the UAE, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
The Damac owner came on board with the aim of saving the lives of more than 40,000 people by building wells for them and installing pumps with water purification equipment. DAMAC Properties was recognized as one of the major contributors to this cause.