In 2013, a group of Arabic big shots including Hussain Sajwani, the DAMAC owner, partnered with the current United States president to develop two golf courses under Trump’s brand in Dubai.
One of these gold courses in currently already in business and the other is still under development. Hussain Sajwani is not new to the works of development as he is a renowned real estate developer in the Middle East.
Being born to a dad who was a mogul opened doors for Hussain to venture into entrepreneurship also. With a scholarship from the US government, Hussain studied Economics and Industrial Engineering from the Washington University.
He began working as a finance fellow in the gas industry of Abu Dhabi before starting a catering venture where he served clients from the Bechtel and the US military group. This venture proved quite successful and currently exists under the name Global Logistics Services.
Hussain and DAMAC properties
In 2002, when the State of Dubai passed a law that allowed foreigners to own property, Hussain Sajwani decided to venture into property development and launched the DAMAC Properties organization.
The company is one of the largest and most successful property developing organization in the Middle East has completed more than twenty thousand apartments ever since.
It also owns close to forty-five thousand units which are currently under development. The Tiger Woods-designed golf course under the Trump brand is one of the properties that DAMAC has successfully developed.
Hussain is known to have the most overgenerous marketing strategies of all time. He has in more than a few occasions offered free Lamborghinis to anyone who purchased one of his apartments.
This is not a surprise to many being that he is a billionaire worth 3.9 billion and holds co-branding deals with brands like Bugatti and Versace.
Hussain Sajwani is an active humanitarian who gives towards courses that aim to improve technology in the world by teaching the youth about it.
He developed the DAMAC Foundation that sponsors other charitable foundations like the Future Foundation for one in a Million Arab Coders initiative in Dubai.
This initiative aims at training a targeted one million young Arabs on software development and coding skills.