How Hussain Sajwani Moved From a Food Service Business to a Real Estate Developer

Hussain Sajwani who hails from Dubai is the chairman at the luxurious real estate developers firm, DAMAC properties. This firm came into existence back in 2002. Currently, the firm has over 2,000 employees across the world.

Before the invention of DAMAC properties, Hussain Sajwani career started off in 1981 where he worked for the finance department in the Abu Dhabi Gas Industries. He later ventured into the catering business with a wide host of customers such as the U.S. military. The venture evolved into the current Global Logistics Services. It was here that he started the food services business. Up to date, the food business is still part of the DAMAC group.

The real estate developer later formed the DAMAC properties which have grown to be among the biggest real estate development firms in the Middle East. DAMAC group deals in the line of residential development, leisure and other commercial properties based in Dubai and the rest of the Middle East. The headquarters of the firm is located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

The firm has worked with big names across the world such as Versace, Fendi, the infamous Bugatti villas and the Paramount Hotels and the resorts.

Hussain Sajwani (@HussainSajwaniOfficial) married and was blessed with four children. His eldest son is a graduate from the North Eastern University and currently the acting general manager of the DAMAC properties.

When it comes to philanthropy, Hussain Sajwani has been at the forefront of many charities. Hussain Sajwani donated over AED two million to the campaign meant to clothe over a million children across the world. This was a contribution to aid the Government’s effort to improve the standards of living across the world. Recently, through his firm, he sponsored the foundation of the Dubai Future dubbed the One Million Arab Coders Initiative.

Hussain Sajwani has been linked a couple of time with the President of the U.S. Donald Trump. This is through the association of his firm with Donald Trump’s real estate firm. A recent development from the relationship saw the rise of the Trump International Golf Club in the Dubai developments.


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