Hussain Sajwani, transforming the Real Estate Industry

Mr. Hussain Sajwani serves as the CEO, Executive chairman and President of DAMAC Properties Company. The famous DAMAC group grew from a catering industry which the Damac owner started in the year 1992. DAMAC Group is located in the city of Dubai.

Mr. Sajwani was born in 1954 into a middle-class family in the UAE. He pursued Degree leading to Economics from the University of Washington. Hussain was ambitious and determined in every aspect of life.

Hussain Sajwani family was into various business activities and projects. Sajwani`s father owned a watch store in Creek-side Deira District. He also used to handle properties projects in Dubai. Hussain`s mother used to hawk fabric goods which she purchased on wholesale basis and sold them to the local ladies at a retail price.

Sajwani could work at his father`s watch shop even at his tender age. He learned a lot from the business activities carried out by his parents. He got his inspiration from his father`s ambitions, business skills and hard work.

Husain Sajwani family wanted him to continue and venture into the family business but Sajwani had something else in mind. The challenges he gathered during his experience in the watch store made him to try a different thing. He realized he had the spirit of an entrepreneur and he wanted to pursue his dreams.

After his degree in economics, Sajwani joined GASCO where he was the contract manager. In 1982, he decided to set the standard bar higher and established his own business which was under the name DAMAC.Sajwani transformed DAMAC LLC and eventually became DAMAC Group. He established ZDICO investments and founded Al JAzeira Services Co which has capitalization of over $ 125 million. Hussain Sajwani has been a close friend and a business associate to the President of US, Donald Trump. They have partnered in launching the Trump`s enterprises, opened two golf courses and prestigious villas in Dubai. Hussain Sajwani has contributed a lot to charities and has helped many youths to develop entrepreneurial skills.