While the DAMAC Group’s founder and chair, Hussain Sajwani, owns one of the most visible companies, DAMAC Properties, in the UAE, his start as an entrepreneur was a humble catering company serving the U.S. military and private companies working in the Middle East.
Sajwani keeps a plaque in his office that honors the catering company’s contributions during operation Desert Storm. The catering division of the DAMAC Group, Al Jazeira Services Company SAOG, is still going strong after more than 30 years; proof that Sajwani is a savvy business person who can change with the times. Read more: DAMAC Chairman Relishes His Roots
Although Hussain Sajwani founded the catering company in 1982, he did not launch DAMAC Properties until 2002. As a luxury residential developer, DAMAC Properties partners with prestigious brands to bring exceptional housing options to the market, including apartments with Versace Home decorated interiors and a development that surrounds a golf course managed by the Trump Organization.
Sajwani enjoyed a special relationship with Donald Trump before the latter became President of the United States. Learn more about DAMAC owner: http://www.thenational.ae/business/industry-insights/property/damac-chairman-relishes-his-roots
During Trump’s New Year’s Eve speech at his Mar-a-Lago home in Florida, Trump pointed out Hussain Sajwani and his family, calling them beautiful people. Now that Donald Trump is President, Sajwani’s business dealings will be with the Trump Organization.
Hussain Sajwani’s DAMAC Properties is an internationally recognized brand with developments in the Burj area of Dubai and across the Middle East.
DAMAC Properties made Forbes Top Real Estate Companies in the Arab World for 2016 and they have won several Best in Dubai awards for best golf development and best hotel architecture.
Hussain Sajwani’s portfolio of companies in the DAMAC Group also includes DICO Investment Co, Taiba Kuwaiti Holding Company, Al Anwar Ceramic Tiles Co and Al Amana Building Materials Company. Sajwani also holds a 40 percent stake in the Al Ahlia Insurance Company as well.