At an early age, everyone has dreams of what he or she would like to achieve, but eventually, life seems to lead one to his or her destiny. Hussain Sajwani wanted to pursue a medical career, but he ended up as one of the prominent businessmen and a recognized investor. He is the Founder and the Chairman of DAMAC Properties, one of the top property development firms in Dubai. He was born in 1954 to a middle- class parents, and he pursued a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Industrial Engineering at the University of Washington. Since his father was an entrepreneur, Hussain’s interest in business started while working in his father’s watch shop at a tender age.
Hussain began his career in GASCO as a Contracts Manager and worked for a short period before he started his business in 1982. His business focused on providing catering services, camp management, maintenance, and manpower supply. From then, the company has been a market leader and it is currently managing more than 200 projects and serving 150,000 meals daily in Middle East, Africa and CIS.
Due to the great number of visitors who were coming to do business and trade in the Middle East, Hussain Sajwani identified a market opportunity and started DAMAC Properties in 2002. DAMAC deals with development of luxurious properties and prestigious projects in global cities like London, Beirut, and Dubai. It has also developed over 17,000 classy homes. Hussain’s leadership skills and strong education background has transformed the company from a small entity into a globally recognized property development firm.
To bring new and exciting brands to the market, DAMAC, as one of the top-rated property development firms in the Middle East, has partnered with most recognizable fashion and lifestyle brands. The Trump Organization is one of the brands that designed golf course under the project, Tiger Woods, in collaboration with Hussain’s DAMAC. This portrayed the close business relationship between Hussain and the USA President Donald Trump. The growth of DAMAC has led to the introduction of a hospitality division, DAMAC Maison, to provide services in hotel rooms and apartments. Hussain Sajwani has also established investments companies like DICO and Al Jazeira Services, which have helped him generate a lot of money.
From this source: https://arabic.arabianbusiness.com/special-reports/376577/22