Hussain Sajwani, Developer and Entrepreneur

Hussain Sajwani is a Dubai based businessman that founded DAMAC properties in 1976. Sajwani is a developer and entrepreneur, and he formed the company to develop and construct buildings across the Middle East and Dubai. Sajwani worked in the food service business catering to the US military before shifting to real estate as a career. DAMAC properties is responsible for architecture, engineering and developing of the luxurious buildings in Dubai. The company has developed several luxurious villas and apartments in this area and recently in 2011, they established the DAMAC Maison. The DAMAC Maison is a division that provides services to the clients in the hotel apartments.

Philanthropic efforts

Hussain Sajwani and DAMAC properties have been involved in a couple of charity events especially during the Holy month of Ramadan. Their most recent participation is of the clothing campaign created by AED. AED, which is a Ramadan Initiative was formulated to make the world a better place by helping children that are needy in the country as well as globally. The initiative was formed as a way of giving back during the month of Ramadan. Hussain Sajwani contributed two million towards the clothing campaign to help clothe over 50,000 children.

Sajwani spoke during the launch of the clothing campaign stating that he will always support AED as it protects kids who are the hope for the future. The kids need to be given the correct environment so that they can build better lives for themselves. Hussain Sajwani also recognized the efforts of the government in improving the lives of people in Dubai and wanted to contribute to this.

Donald Trump Relationship

Hussain Sajwani has a business relationship with Donald Trump through his company DAMAC properties. DAMAC Properties partnered with the Trump Organization to develop the Trump International Golf Club. This partnership is sparked by Sajwani’s success in the real estate industry. There have been mixed views that the relationship between the two is not appropriate due to conflicts of interest. However, Sajwani assures that the relationship goes beyond political interests as he has a personal relationship with Trump’s family.

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