Hussain Sajwani has had a long and distinguished entrepreneurial career that has seen him work in various industries ranging from the oil business and catering to the hospitality and real estate development business. He hails from the United Arab Emirates and calls the Middle Eastern business capital of Dubai his home. When he was a young adult, Hussain Sajwani studied in the United States at the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington. After earning degrees in economics and industrial engineering he embarked on his forty-plus year career in business.
Due to his educational background in economics, Hussain was hired into the finance department with Abu Dhabi Gas Industries subsidiary GASCO. Hussain stayed in this role for two successful years but by that time he was ready to pursue his dream of making his own mark in the world of business. 1983 saw the beginning of Hussain Sajwani‘s catering business that still operates today and serves industries ranging from hospitality to army bases and construction sites.
By the time the 1990s rolled around, Hussain keyed in on the new trends that were going on in his home of Dubai. As the city was quickly becoming a business hotspot Hussain recognized the need for suitable accommodation to fill the needs of the many different kinds of entrepreneurs that were routinely travel ling to the city. This led him into the hotel and hospitality business where he enjoyed great success serving a wide range of different clientele.
2002 saw the beginning of Hussain Sajwani’s most successful business venture yet, DAMAC Properties. DAMAC is a real estate developer of luxury properties that range from uses in commercial, private and leisure sectors. The company has experienced massive growth over its history and holds the distinction of being the first Middle Eastern real estate development firm to get a listing on London’s stock exchange. The company has developed some of the most innovative structures across the Middle East today and has worked with prestigious clients including Tiger Woods and U.S. President Donald Trump.
Hussain has developed a very close relationship with Donald Trump and his family over recent years and this relationship has included partnerships in developing real estate sites. The Trump International Golf Club includes luxurious villas. The project has already profited the two businessmen as must as $2 billion. Work on a Tiger Woods-themed golf club is another major project the pair have been involved in.
Hussain Sajwani’s business career has seen him rack up billions of dollars in personal fortune but due to his huge heart and desire to help the less fortunate, he is as well known as a philanthropist as he is a master entrepreneur. Hussain donates large sums of money yearly to help clothe children all around the world that come from backgrounds of economic poverty.
Helpful article on how Hussain Sajwani transformed Dubai with luxury apartments: http://www.forbes.com/sites/kerryadolan/2016/03/01/the-donald-of-dubai-hussain-sajwani-interview/#1b049a722f15