Hussain Sajwani is the man to reckon with in the real estate industry of the Middle East. His real estate development firm is known globally and operates in many different countries other than UAE, where it has headquarters in Dubai. Hussain Sajwani comes from a humble background but has gone to achieve huge success due to his sharp business skills and the vision he has for the future.
Hussain Sajwani studied Economics and Engineering from the Washington University and went on to work as a contracts manager in one of the leading oil firms named Gasco. After working for several months at Gasco, he left the company to start Al Jazeera Services, a food catering service firm.
He achieved considerable success with the Al Jazeera Services, which till date remains a highly successful company in its niche and handles more than 200 projects presently, serving close to 150,000 meals every day. Hussain Sajwani continues to look after its operation on a regular basis, even though most of his focus is now on the strategic development of Damac Properties and taking its activities overseas.
Apart from the real estate, Damac owner is also interested in the stock market and invests substantially in the local as well as international equity markets. DICO Investments is the firm he has specially created to look after his and Damac Properties’ investments. Hussain Sajwani is known to be a close ally and longtime friend of Donald Trump with whom he shares close relationship from the time when latter wasn’t the United States President.
The real estate firms of Trump and Hussain Sajwani has worked together on various projects in the past and continues to collaborate to develop different housing and commercial projects. At present, Trump Organization and Damac Properties is working together to develop golf course integrated housing complexes in Dubai.
Hussain Sajwani family has close ties with the family of Donald Trump as well. Hussain Sajwani also believes in giving back to the society, and one of the recent philanthropic efforts he made was to donate AED 2 Million to provide underprivileged children clean clothing. He is also associated with many NGOs and reputed charities.