Hussain Sajwani is noted as one of the most influential Arabs across the globe. His company Damac has made him a billionaire with his wealth not slowing down any time soon. At a young age, he worked with his family’s business which taught him how to be a successful entrepreneur. He moved on to graduate from the University of Washington majoring in Economic and Industrial Engineering. However, during his school days, Hussain Sajwani, worked hard as a time-share sales person. This set the tone for him on whether he could make money for himself so he opened a business in 1982. He started his catering company only two years after graduating. It was a total success as he gathered up nearly 200 projects and landed as a leader in the market on a regional level. He began servicing areas like Africa and the Middle East.
He then set his sights on an opportunity many didn’t see in Dubai. It was the real estate market that was beginning to take off in the area. Hussain Sajwani decided to formed Damac Properties. Many note that it was the quick thinking of Sajwani that has made the company successful and making him a pioneer. He is credited with his strong leadership and entrepreneurial insights that helped the business turn ideas into realities. Damac Properties now has its footprint in locations such as London, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, and even Beirut. As of this date, they have 44,000 units in planning and have delivered over 17,900 homes. There portfolio continues to grow and makes them a serious contender in the global markets.
Hussain Sajwani also has a well known track record when it comes to investing in markets on the equity or capital side. His portfolio of investments include global and regional markets. A typical work day for Hussain Sajwani begins with meeting various members of his management and getting vital updates. He will also spend time with other business partners and the surrounding community. He believes its important to keep expanding and nurturing one’s network to be successful in business. Hussain Sajwani (@hussainsajwani) also makes an effort to stay balanced and spend time with family.