Hussain Sajwani an Arabian entrepreneur is proof that one can achieve their dreams. His successes in the real estate and the catering business are a clear indication that hard work pays. From a young age, this professional has always stood up in all the activities he engaged in. For this reason, he secured a scholarship to study at the University of Washington.
The early life of Hussain Sajwani
After graduating with a degree in Industrial Engineering and Economics, he secured a job with GASCO, a subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company. During his tenure with this organization, Hussain Sajwani picked up an interest in hospitality which made him set up his first catering business. What started a small venture has now become an international franchise catering to clients such as the US military. This business has been instrumental in diversifying hotels in Africa and parts of the Middle East.
Hussain Sajwani’s achievements at DAMAC Properties
With his hospitality business thriving, he took an interest in real estate and established DAMAC Properties. His new business used to acquire land in undeveloped areas and develop them. While building this company, he continued to excel because he had the potential to foresee a profitable endeavor.
His real estate firm has been able to draw investors from other regions such as the United Kingdom and India. DAMAC Properties has since participated in mega projects including construction of Marina Terrace. Under his leadership, the company has also partnered with influential brands such as Ferrari and Versace in the development of luxurious properties.
Hussain Sajwani has successfully branded his work making his company the most sought-after real estate company in the UAE. Presently, the company boasts of the market capitalization of approximately $4.5 Billion. DAMAC Properties has an extensive business portfolio. It has successfully developed more than 44,000 properties for thousands of customers.
Recently, DAMAC Properties partnered with Tiger Woods to form one of the most prestigious golf courses branded as Trump World Golf Course. Aside from operating a lucrative business, Hussain Sajwani often gives to charity. In 2015, he gave $272,000 to support victims of the Yemen War. He also supports youth activities such as the One Million Arab Coders Initiative, an organization that empowers young people in technology.