Hussain Sajwani is a billionaire property developer from the United Arab Emirates and founder of DAMAC Properties, a global property development company. He began his career as a contracts manager with a company affiliated to Abu Dhabi National Oil Company called GASCO after graduating from the University of Washington with a degree in Industrial Engineering and Economics. He began his own catering business in 1982 where he supplied to among others the United States military. The catering venture exists until today under the name Global Logistics Services.
In 2002, Hussain Sajwani founded DAMAC Properties, which has grown to become a leading real estate developer providing unrivaled luxury services in the whole of the United Arab Emirates and the entire Middle East. The company has a great desire for quality and design, and this has seen it develop some of the most desirable and iconic properties spanning the wider Middle East and the United Kingdom.
Since its inception, the company has developed thousands of properties and is still developing many other projects. Sajwani’s expertise in property development including legal, finance, sales, administration and marketing have ensured continuous growth and success of DAMAC Properties. A golf course designed by the legendary golfer Tiger Woods and managed by the Trump Organization is one of the major projects developed by the company. The company has also developed luxury villas and apartments as well as paramount resorts and hotels.
Apart from the aforementioned, DAMAC Properties has many prestigious projects in key global cities such as Doha, Dubai, London, Riyadh, Beirut, Abu Dhabi, Amman, and Jeddah. The publicly listed company employs almost 2000 people and has its shares traded in the Dubai Financial Market. The company launched ‘DAMAC Maison’ in October 2011, which is its hospitality division to provide services to thousands of residents in hotel apartments and hotel rooms. The entrepreneurial skills and vision of Mr. Hussain Sajwani have seen him named among the 100 most influential Arabs in the world.
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