Successful property developer Hussain Sajwani is the founder and chairman of the multi-billion dollar real estate firm; DAMAC Properties. The UAE national is a prominent billionaire in Dubai and has been recognized repeatedly by Forbes as one of the richest Arabs. His success has gone as far as having him being dubbed the Donald Trump of Dubai.
Hussain Sajwani acquired his bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering and economics from the University of Washington before joining GASCO as the Contracts Manager in 1981 (https://www.zawya.com/mena/en/company/DAMAC_Properties_Dubai_Co_PJSC-1003015/). He worked for the company for two years before coming up with Global Logistics Services. This was a catering company that served big clients like the US Military. Hussain Sajwani later established DAMAC Properties in 2002.
DAMAC Properties is one of UAE’s biggest real estate development firms having developed numerous properties in the Middle East. The Dubai-based company has also been involved in major projects around the world working with large names such as the Trump Organization, Versace, Fendi, Tiger Woods and Paramount Pictures. DAMAC Properties boasts of diversity since it has offices in Qatar, Lebanon and even North Africa.
The billionaire investor and Donald Trump have had a productive friendship over the years. The DAMAC owner has worked closely with Donald Trump to build the Trump International Course Dubai. His exceptional work on the course was highly appreciated by the current President during his victory speech in Florida. Donald Trump not only recognized Hussain Sajwani but also the Hussain Sajwani family at the function at a resort in Florida.
Hussain’s is also a man with a big heart and shows it through numerous philanthropic gestures. One of them being donating 2 million Arab Emirate Dollars to charity through DAMAC Properties. The proceeds went to helping less fortunate children everywhere with basic needs such as food and clothing. DAMAC Properties has gone ahead to create a division (DAMAC Maison) specifically to continue carrying out charitable acts. The division has been in charge of building residential units for the poor in the world. Learn more: https://www.youtube.com/HussainSajwaniOfficial