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Hussain Sajwani’s Success influenced by his Entrepreneurial Spirit

Hussain Sajwani is the founder and the current CEO of DAMAC Group. Also recognized for his successful career, the businessman has established a name in the real estate industry and has done his best to offer quality services to his clients.


Background of HussainSajwani

Hussain Sajwani was born in 1954 to a humble family. The parents were middle class, conservatives who believed in hard work and dedication. Hussain Sajwani’s father had a small shop in which he sold pens and watches. He was so dedicated that he found himself too busy for the family, but his desire for success was to ensure that his children would afford their needs. Meanwhile, Hussain Sajwani’s mother sold household items and fabric to support the family as well by earning extra income. At a young age, Hussain Sajwani got exposed to the family business and in the process managed to gain entrepreneurial skills that would later impact his career.


Current role at DAMAC Properties

Hussain Sajwani founded DAMAC Group in 2002 in Dubai. The real estate company has always focused on leisure, residential, and commercial properties and offers its services to clients across UAE. DAMAC Group took advantage of the decree of Dubai government to allow foreign investment. Since Hussain Sajwani saw that many foreigners had interest in owning properties in Dubai, he decided to invest in the real estates.

Through his leadership, DAMAC Group has witnessed success. In 2013, the company became the first Dubai-based real estate firm to be listed among the top performers in the London Stock Exchange. The company has accomplished several successful projects in Saudi Arabia, the United Kingdom, Dubai, and other locations. Through Hussain Sajwani’s commitment, the company is recognized globally for its services.


Involvement with the United States president, Donald Trump

DAMAC owner aided his company to team up with Trump long before becoming the US president. In 2013, the duo constructed two remarkable golf courses in Dubai, and in 2017, the Trump International Golf Course was opened. The Gold club had been named one of the “Best Gold Development” across the globe and has won other awards.