Hussain Sajwani is a billionaire property developer, founder, and chairman of the real estate company DAMAC properties. Sajwani got his entrepreneur spirit from his father who was also an entrepreneur. His father started a business selling watches, pens, shirts, and Chinese imported goods. Growing up, Hussain watched his father and copied his work ethic. His hard work paid off and he became one of the first students to receive a government scholarship which allowed him to obtain his bachelor’s degree in Economics and Engineering from the University of Washington.
After graduating from college in 1981, Sajwani began his career in the Abu Dhabi Gas Industries. After only two years with them, Hussain started his own catering venture and had big name clients including the U.S. military and Bechtel. This venture is still in business and is called Global Logistics Services.
In the beginning of 2002, one of the largest property development companies in the Middle East was founded by Sajwani himself. He called it DAMAC Properties; since its beginning they have developed over 19,000 apartment buildings among hundreds of other developments. DAMAC was publicly listed in 2015 and now has shares traded on the Dubai Financial Market.
DAMAC made a large leap from being a world-renowned luxury real-estate company, into the luxury real estate developers elite world. This success was brought on by Hussain’s close association with the Trump Organization, which has afforded him the opportunity to work on the Trump branded golf courses, along with many other ventures that has kept his relationship with President Donald Trump a close one. More details can be read on Sajwani’s website.
Some of DAMAC’s most well-known developments has included a golf course designed by Tiger Woods and managed by The Trump Organization, luxury apartments with interiors decorated by Versace and Fendi. He has developed villas styled by Bugatti and hotels and resorts that are partnered with Paramount Pictures.
Because Hussain Sajwani learned the value of hard work, and the art of being an entrepreneur from a young age, he has gone on to be incredibly successful and work with some of the most elite businessmen in the world.
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