Hussain Sajwani is a UAE citizen who founded DAMAC properties in 2002 and serves as its chairman and CEO. He is a known entrepreneur who can easily see business opportunities in anything, like in mid 90s’, he saw the population of people growing in Dubai, and he built many hotels that can accommodate them
Hussain Sajwani graduated in 1981 with a degree in Bachelor of Science in Economics and industrial Engineering at University of Washington. His career began at GASCO as a contract manager, he left in 1982 to venture in his own business in providing construction services.
The business has grown over the years and now they are managing over 200 projects in Africa, CIS, and Middle East. In 2002, he founded DAMAC Properties which is one of the biggest property development business in Middle East.
DAMAC Properties has grown to employ over 2000 employees, the company is well known in developing luxurious properties in Dubai and Middle East, the company also ventures in real estate projects. So far they have developed more than 17,900 homes and have also developed portfolio of more than 44,000 units in different stages of planning and development. Learn more about DAMAC owner: http://www.forbes.com/profile/hussain-sajwani
The company has partnered with famous lifestyle and fashion brands to bring a unique architectural model to the market, like they have worked with projects of designing golf course for Tiger Woods that is going to be managed by The Trump Organization. This deal has given the Hussain Sajwani family a chance to rub shoulders with high profile leaders and entrepreneurs. Read more: DAMAC Chairman Relishes His Roots
They have also worked with Fendi and Versace fashion houses when constructing luxury apartments as the fashion houses, deal with interior design. Hussain Sajwani leadership and brilliant entrepreneurial skills has brought a lot of success to DAMAC. It has been categorized among top 100 globally influential Arabs.
Hussain Sajwani is not only a brilliant entrepreneur, but he is known to be a philanthropist in giving back to the community. He is an active contributor to foundations that have entrepreneurship initiatives, he motivates and guides young people on how to choose careers and be innovative. The DAMAC owner stands out as an inspiration to many, proving that people from humble background can be societal visionaries.