The development of the career of Hussain Sajwani has been a major success story for the oil and gas-rich nation of the United Arab Emirates. As the founder of the DAMAC Properties global real estate empire, Hussain Sajwani has transcended at least three different industrial sectors as the global business leader has made a success of every company he has formed after deciding to explore the opportunities offered as an entrepreneur in the late 20th-century and 21st-century. Now one of the most successful business leaders of the 21st-century, Hussain Sajwani counts U.S. President Donald Trump and various lifestyle brands as his partners in developing real estate for the most successful on the planet.
Hussain Sajwani has always maintained close links to the U.S. after spending much of his educational career in the nation at the University of Washington before returning to the United Arab Emirates to begin a career in the oil and gas industry. It was while working in this field the DAMAC owner noticed a gap in the services being offered to works in the field who lacked high-quality catering options; Sajwani developed his first business in food services and departed his role with the Abu Dhabi Oil and Gas Corporation to focus on its development.
Identifying areas in need of investment has always been a priority of the Hussain Sajwani family who would see the arrival of tourists in Dubai in the 1990s from former Soviet states as a major business opportunity. Seeing there was a lack of mid-market hotels in the area, Sajwani created a chain of locations in the hospitality industry which would offer him another string to his business bow. In 2018, DAMAC added to its options in the hospitality industry by offering bespoke hotel services at many of its luxury real estate developments at the highest level possible.
It is in the luxury real estate industry that Hussain Sajwani has made his biggest impact on the business world with the development of a range of high-quality developments in and around Dubai. To continue the growth of his company, Sajwani has targeted various new markets in London, Jordan, and Oman as important to the future of DAMAC Properties.