Hussain Sajwani is an Emirati National and a real estate guru who founded DAMAC Properties, one of the biggest property developing companies in the Middle East. Hussain Sajwani also happens to be the Chairman of the company. Hussain Sajwani was born in an entrepreneurial family where his father owned a shop that dealt in a wide variety of products including items imported from China.
Hussain Sajwani used to help his father at the shop until he got a scholarship to study at the University of Washington. Upon graduation, Hussain Sajwani earned a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering and Economics. Hussain Sajwani’s professional activities began at the Abu Dhabi as Industries in 1981. In 1983 he started his own catering company which is still operational to date. It was in 2002, that he started DAMAC Properties.
Based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, DAMAC Properties is a firm that specializes in developing a wide variety of properties ranging from residential properties to commercial and mixed-use ones. It was founded in 2002 as part of the DAMAC Group. The company went through numerous challenges but was able to come out them victorious and stronger than before. In 2013, the firm became the first Middle East real estate firm to be listed on the London Stock Exchange. Two years later the firm was listed in the Dubai Financial Market. The company continues to grow and come up with magnificent projects each and every day. AKOYA Oxygen and DAMAC Hills are some of the projects, DAMAC Properties has put up.
Having collaborated with President Trump in coming up with the Trump World Golf Club, in Dubai it is obvious that Hussain Sajwani, the DAMAC owner, and President Donald Trump are very close. Hussain is married and has four children. Although the family lives in Dubai, they have all managed to maintain close ties with the family of President Trump. In fact, Hussain Sajwani once stated that his wife and Ivanka are very close friends and regularly communicate and visit each other.
Apart from raising a real estate empire, Hussain Sajwani has made many contributions to several charity organizations as a way of giving back. A while back, Hussain Sajwani made a contribution of 2 million AED to Red Crescent. The money was for buying clothing for 50,000 impoverished children
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