Hussain Sajwani founded Damac Properties in 2002 and develops residential real estate. The Damac owner has been successful due to a government decree giving foreigners the right to own property within the emirate. He saw these individuals as the main source for apartment buyers and bought land in an undeveloped area. In less than six months time he sold units in the 38 story building before construction had even begun.
Hussain Sajwani has helped establish the image of Dubai as a glittering destination. In 2013, Damac properties and Donald Trump teamed up in the development of two luxurious golf courses. Shortly after Donald Trump was elected President he gave a press conference in which he praised Hussain Sajwani and stated he was an amazing man. The owner of Damac properties had offered Mr. Trump $2 million for a real estate venture that Donald Trump was unable to accept.
Prior to his founding Damac, Hussain Sajwani began in the field of food service. He attracted major clients such as Bechtel, the giant in construction, and the United States Military. Although he was very successful and still owns the food service company he eventually turned to real estate.
Hussain Sajwani gave a check for $2 million to help clothe deprived children. In addition to running Damac Properties he is involved with Ramadan initiatives. The Hussain Sajwani family in supporting the government of Dubai in their efforts to improve the standard of living across the globe. His donation will clothe and provide warmth for over 50,000 children. The campaign to provide clothing for needy children was launched as a collaboration with Emirates Red Crescent. This is a humanitarian organization that was originally founded in 1983. Their campaign has already raised approximately $20 million.
Hussain Sajwani represents Damac properties and believes in the initiatives of Mohammed Abdullah Alhaj Al Zaroni who currently manages the UAE Red Crescent. The organization stated the generosity of the people was overwhelming and vital in the achievement of such a large campaign. The money donated will change the lives of needy children throughout the world and the contribution of Hussain Sajwani has been an enormous asset towards reaching their goal.
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