The Man who Built Dubai

Hussain Sajwani is the founder and chairman of DAMAC Properties. DAMAC is a luxury property developer that is based in Dubai. The company has delivered units in several cities around the world including London, Riyadh, Jeddah, and Dubai. DAMAC has more than 2,000 employees. It is considered to be the largest property development company in the region. Sajwani was able to take the company public. It is listed on the Dubai Financial Market. Hussain Sajwani studied at the University of Washington before starting his career at GASCO. He stayed at the company for a year and decided to venture into entrepreneurship. Hussain Sajwani was able to start a catering business that caters to different clients including the Bechtel Corporation and the US Military.


The Damac owner has been the driving force of the company. His leadership has helped it to grow to where it is today. DAMAC has been able to work with various lifestyle and fashion brands due to its position as a global leader. DAMAC developed several luxury apartments whose interiors were provided by Fendi and Versace. The company also collaborated with Bugatti to develop several luxury villas. DAMAC Properties was involved in the construction of Paramount Hotels & Resorts that were styled to accommodate those who prefer bespoke services.


They partnered with Tiger Woods to design a golf course that is managed by Trump Organization. The Trump World Golf Course is still in development. It will be opened next year. Hussain Sajwani and Trump also teamed up to develop the Trump International Golf Course Dubai. It was inaugurated at the Akoya Residential Development five months ago. The luxury villas have already racked up $2 billion dollars in sales for DAMAC Properties.


Hussain Sajwani said that he would continue to work with the Trump Organization despite the fact that Trump cannot be involved as president. Sajwani stated that he was confident in the ability of Trump’s children and was looking forward to future projects. The Hussain Sajwani family and Trump’s family are very close. They engage with each other most of the time. Hussain Sajwani and his wife were invited to attend Trump’s celebration on New Year’s Eve in Florida.

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