Hussain Sajwani is the Chairman of the Board and CEO of DAMAC Group. He founded the company in 2002 in the UAE, where he was born and raised. The company is a leading real estate development firm that is responsible for tens of thousands of units built within the city of Dubai. DAMAC Group has maintained its headquarters in Dubai since the company’s inception.
Hussain Sajwani has been one of the major forces behind much of the new construction in the city. His real estate company has constructed hotels, towers, luxury villas and homes, and a golf course. They continue with plans four more construction in Dubai, the DAMAC owner has recently focused his sights on building new development projects in China.
The sales of the luxury homes built within the golf community are underway, and so far, have totaled approximately $2 billion. Hussain Sajwani partnered with the Trump Organization to develop the first of its kind in Dubai. The Trump Organization, located in New York, New York, is owned by the family of U.S. President Donald J. Trump. Hussain has befriended President Trump and his children, Ivanka, Eric, and Donald Jr. He spent New Year’s Eve with the Trump family in 2017. The owners of the two major real estate organizations look forward to future joint ventures.
Prior to his career in real estate, Hussain Sajwani founded a catering company that is still in existence in the UAE. Years later, the city of Dubai authorized sales of properties to foreign investors, and Hussain created what would later become his real estate empire. DAMAC Group started with the development of several small hotels and rapidly grew under Hussain’s leadership. He is an innovative marketer, and he has experienced tremendous success in both of his start-up companies. Hussain attended college in the United States at the University of Washington.
Hussain Sajwani is a philanthropist, and he founded the Sajwani Family Foundation to lend his generous support to a variety of charitable organizations.