How Hussain Sajwani Ventured Into Luxury Real Estate

Hussain Sajwani is one of Middle East’s renowned real estate developers. He started his career as a contracts manager of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company subsidiary right after graduating from the University of Washington. It was not long before Sajwani ventured out into entrepreneurship and in 1982; he started his own catering company. The catering division grew and is currently a market leader providing its services to various institutions around different continents. They serve up to 150,000 meals a day and also offer management services. Besides, they have about 200 projects under their administration.

Hussain Sajwani joined the real estate sector in the 90s when trade became rife in the Middle East because more people visited the place for business. He built Hotels to accommodate the growing numbers and soon identified an opportunity in luxury development. Sajwani founded DAMAC Properties in 2002. It is a leader in luxury quality and design developments. The company has completed about 21,700 luxury units so far and is set to increase the number as they partner with leading lifestyle & Fashion brands to develop luxury homes and utilities. These projects include a golf resort with a Tiger Woods Theme to be managed by the Trump Organization that is owned by President Trump. Sajwani is in a business partnership with Trump, which explains why he is known as Trump’s Man in Dubai. He has demonstrated this by designing several branded properties for Trump besides their partnership in the development of different estates. Sajwani has also partnered with Versace homes to build Italian style apartments with interiors by Versace, Luxury Villas by Bugatti, Fendi Casa, and Just Cavalli among many other new and exciting concepts in Real Estate.

According to Bloomberg, in 2011, DAMAC properties launched the DAMAC Maison, a hospitality division that is now known as DAMAC Hotels and Resorts with the aim of providing bespoke service to the residents who occupy the 13,000 serviced hotel apartments and hotel rooms. Hussain Sajwani is listed among the top 100 most influential Arabs globally. He is credited to have excellent entrepreneurial skills and has demonstrated the ability to transform a vision into a business reality while giving the right kind of leadership to foster growth. Sajwani has also ventured into trading and serves as a member of several boards, such as the Emirates Takahul Company in Abu Dhabi, Juno Online in New York, and the Majan University College in Muscat, Oman. Here’s Sajwani’s Official YouTube Channel.

Checkout his LinkedIn profile: linkedin.com/in/hussainsajwani