Hussain Sajwani is a national of the United Arab Emirates and a graduate from the University of Washington. He started his profession as GASCO’s Contracts Manager. Later, he began his own business and started a catering venture in 1982. In 1991, he provided food service for the United States Army during the Desert Storm operation.
In the mid-90s, Hussain Sajwani built various hotels that accommodated the increased number of people entering the emirate for trade and business. He saw the market opportunity in 2002 and established the DAMAC properties. The company is one of Middle East’s leading property development companies.
According to Saudi Projects, DAMAC group was founded on June 20, 1976, by Hussain Sajwani, the DAMAC Owner. The company headquarter is in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The company develops commercial, leisure and residential buildings in the Middle East and Dubai. The group proves to have the best track records in the market of developing luxury properties.
The knowledge and expertise of Hussain Sajwani in the development of properties from marketing, sales, finance, legal and administration drives the success of the company. The business took part in developing prestigious properties in various global cities including Doha, London, Riyadh, Jeddah, Amman, Abudhabi and Beirut. Among the projects of the company include the Trump International Course in Dubai.
The relationship between Donald Trump and Sajwani’s family is very close. The families together celebrated 2016’s New Year’s Eve, have dinner together and Sajwani attended the inauguration of Donald Trump. The two are business partners and Sajwani’s organization developed fDonald Trump’s Trump International Course. Also, the Trump organization engages in managing the Tiger Woods golf course which DAMAC properties will develop.
DAMAC supports the One Million Coders initiative. One Million Coders empowers one million Arabs of the future generation by training them freely in software development to prove their skills in the future. The initiative inspires the Arab youth to continue learning to equip themselves better, for the future changes in the job market and technology. Lastly, DAMAC group through his Chairman, Hussain Sajwani, gave 2,000,000 dollars cheque for AED to provide clothes for a million disadvantaged children throughout the world.