Hussain Sajwani Relives His Varied Business Career

Hussain Sajwani has had one of the most varied business careers in the luxury real estate industry which began long before he established his DAMAC Properties group in the early years of the 21st-century. The many twists and turns taken through the career of Hussain Sajwani have taken him from an accounting career in the oil and gas industry to a range of business opportunities culminating in the creation of his DAMAC Properties luxury real estate company.


The DAMAC owner began his career working for Abu Dhabi Gas Industries after completing his education at the University of Washington in the U.S. It was while working with the gas industries giant that Sajwani set out to create his first entrepreneurial endeavor providing food services to the oil and gas industries in the United Arab Emirates which has now expanded across the world into areas of Africa and Asia; the food services company of Hussain Sajwani has grown to include work completed alongside the U.S. military during the conflicts in Iraq and across the planet. Learn more:


In many areas, Hussain Sajwani is best known for the work he has completed in the real estate industry which has seen him build an important business partnership alongside U.S. President Donald Trump. In fact, Hussain Sajwani has been given the nickname of “The Donald of Dubai” because of the way his luxury real estate career has mirrored that of the New York-based real estate mogul.


Over the last few years, Hussain Sajwani has formed a close working relationship with President Donald Trump and his family which has led to the President referencing Sajwani and his DAMAC group in a New Year’s Eve speech as a respected and important business leader in the luxury real estate sector. DAMAC Properties is responsible for the construction of two golf resorts bearing the Trump name which bring together the expertise of the two real estate giants.

Meet the Brain behind DAMAC Property Success: Hussain Sajwani

Having a home of your dream is in itself a dream come true. Many people don’t even live to see this happen. Hussain Sajwani has made this easier for the people of the Middle East and Dubai. DAMAC Properties is the most prestigious property development in Dubai and the Middle East. They are not limited to homes provision. They also deal with commercial properties like offices, conference rooms, and other customized properties.

The DAMAC Owner began his success journey a long way. Upon completion of his education at the University of Washington, he secured a job in GASCO, as a contract manager. GASCO is a subsidiary company of ADNOC (Abu Dhabi National Oil Company).

Hussain Sajwani then began his venture. He began his catering business, which is a part of DAMAC Properties up to date. The venture is a reminder of his first business venture. The company has 200 projects, and it serves 150000 meals in the Middle East.

Hussain Sajwani was among the fight business persons to invest in property expansion in Dubai. In the 1990s, the population of Dubai was increasing. The cause of the increase was the traders who were coming to Emirate for business. Hussain built several hotels to accommodate the population. Later in 2002, he recognized this market niche and began DAMAC Properties. Learn more:

Hussain Sajwani family has personal relationships with Donald Trump’s family. They spend the new eve’s party together. During his speech, Donald Trump recognized his presence. Donald Trump has said that he won’t be making new business acquaintances. Hussain Sajwani hopes that their business partnership will flourish. He says that his relationship with Trump goes beyond the office. Hussain Sajwani says that their wives email and visit each other regularly.

Hussain Sajwani is compassionate about helping the needy in the society. Recently, he donated AED 2 million to an organization that purposes to clothe 2 million children globally. His donation will help clothe 50000 children. He says that children are the future leaders of the nation. For this reason, we should help them have a good environment to grow up. Learn more: