About Hussain Sajwani
Hussain Sajwani is a top entrepreneur from the UAE who is the founder of DAMAC Properties. He founded the real estate company in 2002 and serves as its chairman as well. Sajwani graduated from the University of Washington before getting a job with Abu Dhabi National Oil Company as a Contracts Manager. He would then venture into his own catering business in 1982, which was known as the Global Logistics Services where the organization still runs profitably to date.
Further, over the years Sajwani’s catering business expanded to be one of the top market leaders in its sector where they sell more than 150,000 meals per day while handling over 200 projects. It is a diverse business that is not only in the Middle East but has ventured into markets in the CIS and Africa. Besides, some of its clients who have helped the company grow include the army camps, five-star hotels, and construction campsites among others.
Hussain Sajwani’s Venture in the Real Estate Industry
As a business-oriented individual, Hussain Sajwani decided to widen his investments, which is what led him to establish the DAMAC Properties years later. The DAMAC Properties is one of the leading real estate development companies and has been involved in the construction of more than 19,000 apartments. The company has further established more than 44,000 units and was also listed in the Dubai Financial Market in 2015.
Equally important, the DAMAC Properties engages in the development of state-of-the-art buildings and luxurious projects where some incorporate Italian interior designs. Some of the projects that the firm has since established include the Tiger Woods Golf Course, the Paramount Hotels, and Resorts among many others. What’s more, as a renowned business investor in the Middle East and its environs, Hussain Sajwani was recently named as one among the top 100 influential Arabs.
How Hussain Sajwani has managed to remain at the Top
Hussain Sajwani grew his business at a time that the property market was rapidly growing in Dubai. He was one of the businessmen who took this rare opportunity to pioneer the development of various hotels in the mid-1990s before starting the DAMAC Properties. Also, the top property company has almost 2,000 employees where some of its development projects are in as far as London, Doha, Jeddah, and Riyadh among other cities.