Real Estate Developer Hussain Sajwani
Hussain Sajwani is a real estate developer in the United Arab Emirates. He founded DAMAC Properties and serves as the company’s Chairman. DAMAC is in Dubai and has real estate developments in over 20 countries. Sajwani specializes in residential, commercial, and leisure luxury developments and has expertise in property development, marketing, sales, financing, and the day-to-day operations of his firm. Hussain Sajwani got his start in real estate development when he noted the great inflow of people into the Dubai area in the 1990’s. He built several hotels to address the needs of people who were coming to do business in the city and later on in 2002 he founded DAMAC Properties. Today his company employees over 2000 people in its global operations and has built many unique, high-end developments.
So far DAMAC Properties has built over 16,800 homes and has another 44,000 in different stages of planning and development. Hussain Sajwani has also partnered with many luxury fashion and lifestyle brands which he incorporates into his developments. He is known for his attention-grabbing marketing such as giving away a Bentley with the purchase of one of his luxury apartments.
Sajwani got his professional start providing food services to American soldiers during the first Iraq War in 1991. He was involved in supplying soldiers in the Gulf as well as Somalia and Bosnia. He is particularly proud of the plaque which was given to him by the United States Army for recognition of his superlative food service.
Hussain Sajwani has partnered with Donald Trump when he built the Trump International Course Dubai golf course. Surrounding the course is several billion dollars worth of residential houses and condos. Hussain Sajwani is looking forward to future partnerships between DAMAC Properties and the Trump Organization in developing further real estate developments.
Hussain Sajwani and DAMAC Properties have also been involved with charitable giving. In 2013 he donated to a cause that raised money to provide clothing to disadvantaged children throughout the world. The money that he gave through DAMAC Properties supplied the warm clothing to more than 50,000 children.