Hussain Sajwani sits at the helm of DAMAC properties, a property development company with global outreach. Hussain is a graduate of the University of Washington. His began his career in GASCO as a Contracts Manager. GASCO is one of the subsidiaries of Abu Dhabi Oil Company. Shortly after, Hussain went ahead to start his own catering business.
Hussain was among the pioneers that spearheaded the real estate expansion in Dubai. He took advantage of the influx of people witnessed in the mid 90’s, and he put up several hotels targeting the people coming to Dubai to conduct business. This venture led to the creation of DAMAC properties, which has grown to be one of the largest real estate development companies in the Emirates and the Middle East at large.
Hussain Sajwani’s Key Competencies and relationship with Donald Trump
Sajwani is an entrepreneur with a wide range of skills from sales, finance, marketing, legal and administration. These skills have been instrumental in driving the agenda for DAMAC properties. Part of DAMAC’s success is that they have established various prestigious projects in key cities such as Abu Dhabi, Amman, Dubai, Jeddah, Riyadh, Beirut, and London. Besides being business partners, Hussain Sajwani reveals that not only him but also his entire family has close ties with Donald Trump. Their relationship goes beyond business and he even gives an examplw of how Ivanka Trump visits his wife regularly and vice versa.
DAMAC properties is one of the top listed companies in the Dubai Financial Market. Over the years, it has gained over 2000 employees. It is also well reputed in the category of luxury properties. Currently, DAMAC has listed over 20, 200 homes. Its development portfolio stands well over 44, 000 units.
Hussain Sajwani’s Charitable Ventures
Hussain is not just an astute businessman, he has a big heart. DAMAC and Hussain have been involved in various charitable initiatives. One of them was to provide clothes to deprived children. In total, they have offered warm clothing to more than 50, 000 children around the world. The donations have been through money and kind gifts. Hussain believes that we should invest in the young as this cements the future. His charitable contributions are made with the objective of providing the right environment for the young generation and giving them a significant head start in life.
Hussain Sajwani’s contribution in the real estate and philanthropic ventures will impact and transform the lives of many even beyond the Middle East.