Hussain Sajwani attended the University of Washington. After completing his studies, Sajwani joined GASCO where he served as its Contracts Manager. In 1982, Hussain felt motivated and gathered the courage to start his catering business which did quite well. Hussain Sajwani worked very hard to grow his catering business. Currently, the business is one of the leading catering companies since it serves more than 150,000 meals on a daily basis. The catering company has loyal customers in different places such as the Middle East and Africa. The market includes educational institutions, army camps, and construction sites among others.
In the 1990s, Hussain discovered the potential in developing properties. Due to the increasing number of people visiting the Emirates for business, he decided to build hotels to offer accommodation. To his surprise, the business grew significantly which led him to launch DAMAC Properties. Since DAMAC Properties was established, it has become one of the leading property development companies in the Middle East. Currently, DAMAC Properties operates in cities such as London, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Beirut among others.
DAMAC Properties develops luxury apartments, resorts, golf courses as well as hotels. In 2011, the company attained a major achievement when it started the hospitality division. The newly launched division offers well-furnished hotel apartments and more than 13, 0000 serviced rooms. Donald Trump and the DAMAC owner have a close working relationship. The Trump Organization collaborates with the DAMAC owner to invest in property development. Apart from business, Hussain Sajwani family is close to that of Donald Trump. The two families continue to strengthen the bond between them as they continue with their business ventures.
Apart from investing and developing properties, DAMAC Owner Hussain Sajwani gives significant donations to charitable organizations. Mr. Sajwani partners with the government to improve the living standards of people. For instance, Hussain donated over two million EAD to dress needy children from all over the world. The donation was targeted to help more than 1 million children. Hussain Sajwani is still determined to offer contributions to needy people in the Middle East and Dubai among other places to improve their living conditions. Sajwani also empowers the local community by providing equal job employment opportunities to them.