Hussain Sajwani, the Chairman, and founder of international property development Company DAMAC Properties is a BSc graduate from the University of Washington. Hussain started his career in GASCO as a Contracts Manager. After which he moved to establish his own business. He started his catering business in 1982.


Properties and businesses Sajwani and his companies worked with


Hussain Sajwani’s catering venture expanded. It became a market leader in the food industry. He manages more than 200 projects serving over 150,000 meals daily in several markets across the world. The division also supplies ancillary services like manpower supply, camp management, and maintenance.


He was one of the investors to enter the property market growth in Dubai. He built hotels to accommodate the population coming to Dubai for business. He later established DAMAC properties. The largest property developer in the Middle East.


Relationship with Donald Trump


Hussain Sajwani family enjoys a warm relationship with Donald Trump. They have had several business engagements together. The latest being DAMAC Properties building the Trump International in Dubai.




DAMAC Properties is a public-listed company employing around 2,000 people. The company has up to date developed over 19,000 units. With over 44,000 units at various stages of planning and progress on their portfolio.


The company has partnered with some of the best designers in the world to produce the best developments in the region. Some of them are Tiger Woods-designed golf course, luxury apartments, and villas. Hotels, and resorts, designed by Versace Home, Fendi Casa, Cavalli, Bugatti, among others.




The DAMAC owner is a philanthropist engaging in humanitarian help. DAMAC Properties supports the government of Dubai’s efforts in improving living standards around the world. This is through the Ramadan initiative. He donated clothes for over 50,000 children in need across the world.


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