If you want to be aware of who the real power players are in the Middle East, you need to know about Hussain Sajwani. Hussain Sajwani is the President of DAMAC Properties, the largest private real estate developer in the Middle East. He has been a significant real estate developer in the region since the 1990’s and continues to be a major influence today. He is listed as one of the 100 most influential Arabs in the world today.
How He Built His Success
Hussain Sajwani was born in 1956 and attended the University of Washington where he earned his degree in Economics. He became a contacts manager for GASCO. In 1992, he formed the Draieh Management Services Co, or DAMAC. Initially, the company was a specialty catering company. He founded DAMAC Properties is 2002 and began to purchase property in Dubai. He focused on undeveloped land, and within six months he sold his first property, a 38 story residential building. Sajwani is a big supporter of Dubai and promotes it on a regular basis.
He Has A Strong Relationship With Donald Trump
Hussain Sajwani and DAMAC teamed up with Donald Trump in 2013 to build two premier golf courses in Dubai. In February 2017, the Trump International Golf Course Dubai opened, and the Trump World Golf Course will open in the last quarter of 2018. Donald Trump calls Sajwani, “a very, very, very amazing man.”
DAMAC Properties has built over 44,000 luxury living units and employs over 2000 people. The company is publicly traded on the Dubai Financial Market.
Hussain Sajwani Believes In Helping
Hussain Sajwani recently donated over a $500,000 to a charitable organization that provides clothing to underprivileged children around the world. The donations will clothe more than 50,000 children. Sajwani said, ” The young are the future of society, and it is crucially important to provide the right environment to give them the very best possible start in life.”