Hussain Sajwani

Hussain Sajwani is a United Arab Emirates businessman and investor. Sajwani is widely regarded as a pioneer of the property market expansion in Dubai. The property market became very lucrative once the Dubai government decreed that foreigners would be allowed to own properties in the emirates.

Hussain Sajwani managed to take advantage of the new decree and began building several hotels to accommodate the growing number of people willing to do business and trade. Learn more about DAMAC owner:

In 2002 Sajwani founded global property development company DAMAC Properties. The DAMAC owner quickly began acquiring land in rural areas before starting construction on new residential buildings.

Sajwani and Trump

By the mid 2000’s Sajwani had made an undeniable impact on the property market, especially in Dubai. His numerous successful forays in the industry made him someone other very successful businessmen wanted to collaborate with. DAMAC and The Trump Organization became partners on a project to develop two luxury golf courses in Dubai in 2003. Read more: DAMAC Chairman Relishes His Roots | The National

The two courses are The Trump International Golf Course and Trump World Golf Course. The latter of which was designed by famous golfer Tiger Woods. The Trump International Golf Course was opened this February, while the Trump World Golf Course isn’t expected to be opened until 2018.

Hussain Sajwani and Trump have become business partners as well as friends throughout the years. So much so, Sajwani offered him a $2 billion real estate deal in Dubai that Trump decided to turn down.

Philanthropy Work

SAjwani is also a passionate philanthropist who is all about helping noble causes. In October 2011, DAMAC Properties launched its hospitality division DAMAC Maison which provides bespoke services to residents in in one of DAMAC’s many units. Sajwani donates funds to several charitable foundations that help clothe and feed at risk children. He also does work with organizations that inspire youth to believe in themselves and carve their own career paths.

Hussain Sajwani Family

Hussain Sajwani is married with four children and lives in Dubai.