August 17, 2017 · Business Leaders

Hussain Sajwani is a shrewd entrepreneur. He is behind the success of different businesses. After graduating with his bachelor’s degree from the University of Washington, he was recruited by Gasco to serve as the contracts manager. After a while, he left. Soon after, he saw an opportunity in the food service industry. To this end, he founded a catering business. The company was able to work with the United States army. They were also given a contract to supply them with food products in Somalia, Bosnia and the Gulf. The success of the company saw Hussain Sajwani work with globally-renowned companies such as Bechtel.

When the Dubai government opened its real estate company to foreigners, Hussain Sajwani established DAMAC Properties. He started by investing in a piece of land in an undeveloped location. The executive says that he was surprised by the high demand for residential property, as many units were purchased even before he had started constructing the 38-story building. The success of this project enabled him to engage in the development of many other properties across the Middle East. For purposes of remembering his entrepreneurial roots, the DAMAC owner decided to incorporate his catering division into the company.

DAMAC Properties ranks as the leading developer of luxury properties in the United Kingdom, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Jordan and Qatar. Presently, the company is developing over 44, 000 units. They have already delivered more than 18,500 homes. The mission of DAMAC Properties is to provide the public with dream houses that embrace living concepts. The company has managed to operate as a going concern because of working with talented employees and seeking for the right development partners.

For a long time, the Trumps have maintained good rapport with Hussain Sajwani family. This is because the two families have vast business interests. The chairman of DAMAC Properties says that he partnered with Trump’s company to complete the Trump International Golf Course. The two entrepreneurs generated more than two billion dollars after selling their luxury villas.

Over the years, Hussain Sajwani has participated in various community initiatives. In his spirit of giving back to the society, Hussain gave AED two million towards a noble initiative that seeks to cloth needy children across the world.

Visit http://www.damac.com/ to learn more.

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