DAMAC Properties in the Middle East and Hussain Sajwani

Hussain Sajwani is the founder and the Chairman of the giant real estate developer DAMAC Properties in Dubai. DAMAC has been credited by Forbes as being one of the fastest growing companies in the middle east, largely due to the leadership that is given by Sajwani.


DAMAC currently has completed over 19,000 apartments and has an additional 44,000 projects in different stages of development all over the region. The company was listed in 2015 with the Dubai Financial Market where its shares are regularly traded.


DAMAC specializes in upscale luxury living accommodations with its apartments, resorts, and hotels. Sajwani has partnered with Donald Trump at several of the resorts owned by DAMAC with the inclusion of Tiger Woods-designed golf courses managed by the Trump organization.


The apartments are high-end, first-class investments for the owners, as they feature upscale Fendi and Versace interiors and luxury villas by Bugatti. Today the skyline of Dubai shimmers and glistens with high-rise accommodations, office buildings, and resort hotels, but when Sajwani began with Damac it was just desert. Sajwani and DAMAC have played a major role in the development of Dubai.


Sajwani owes a debt of gratitude to his father who made young Hussain work at the family business after school. His father made him work long hours, but Hussain learned the habits of working hard and applying learned skills to the task. After graduation from the University of Washington in the United States, Sajwani formed Global Logistic Services, a catering company that provided food for the United States Army during the Gulf War. The company also served several large American construction firms including the giant Bechtel Corporation.


The food service experience enabled Sajwani to be introduced to many key individuals in high places in the Middle East which helped him throughout his career in making key contacts at the right moment. Having that kind of relationship with the decision makers of countries has helped DAMAC become the dominant property management company in the Middle East.


Forbes has ranked DAMAC number one on their Global 2000 list for 2017. This listing ranks the fastest growing companies on a global scale by their annual growth in revenues from 2013 to 2016. Hussain Sajwani was also named by Forbes as one of the Top Ten Billionaires in their listing of the World’s Richest Arabs of 2017.


When Hussain Sajwani looks back at his boyhood days working for his father and his journey to where he stands today, he is proud that his father taught him the basic principles of honest work and organization.


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