Hussain Sajwani: leading the property development market
Hussain Sajwani is a United Arab Emirate national based in Dubai. He is the founding father of DAMAC Properties, an international property development organization which has its headquarters in Dubai. He also chairs the governing board of the company. The DAMAC Owner is an alumnus of the University of Washington having majored in industrial engineering as well as economics. His first job was working for a branch of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company called GASCO which stands for National Gas and Industrialization Company. His position in the company was the Contracts Manager. Hussain Sajwani later started his business path beginning a company providing services in the catering sector from 1982.
The DAMAC Owner is among the first businessmen from Dubai to capitalize on the expansion of the property market sector in Dubai. Before the end of the 20th century, Hussain Sajwani developed a vast number of Hotels with the purpose of housing various business and trade individuals who entered the emirate. The DAMAC Owner later started this venture starting his company called DAMAC Properties. The company has developed to be an internationally acclaimed property development institution in the UAE.
The attribute of the DAMAC Owner and expertise in this sector of property development has led to the complete success of the company. These attributes of Hussain Sajwani include an in-depth knowledge of the finance sector as well as marketing and management. Another expertise entails his vast knowledge of the sales aspect as well as legal matters in the property development sector. The company has several known structures in cities such as Doha, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Amman, Beirut, Riyadh as well as Jeddah and London. A well-known example is a partnership with the Trump organisation to build a golf course in Dubai that was designed by Tiger Woods. He has other partnerships with companies such as Bugatti as well as fashion brands like Fendi.
The DAMAC Owner also started a hospitality department in his company called DAMAC Maison. This department would provide services to all the residents staying in the DAMAC hotels. Hussain Sajwani is also a philanthropist having donated 2 million dirhams to clothe approximately one million children in need.