In 2002, Hussain Sajwani founded DAMAC Properties, one of the leading real estate developer in the Middle East. He serves as Chairman of the company, and it continues to maintain its headquarters in Dubai, UAE. The DAMAC owner has contributed a great deal to the growth of the city over the past years. The development projects undertaken by the company continue to grace the city, and they include luxury hotels, iconic towers, luxury housing, and the first of its golf course communities.
Hussain has built his company into a multi billion dollar international organization. He launched the company as the product of his dream to help transform Dubai from its then then vast land into a modern and thriving city. His dream turned into a reality, and Hussain continues to advance the area forward with his many charitable interests.
According to watanserb.com, the ‘One Million Arab Coders’ initiative was founded to help and inspire the Arab youth population. They are the future of the country, and they need to learn and be kept aware of the global technologies that are continuously unfolding before them. DAMAC owner Hussain Sajwani believes that,”The initiative encourages Arab youth to keep learning to better equip themselves for future disruption in technology and the job market,”
Hussain Sajwani was born in the Middle East in the 1950s. He moved to the US to pattend the University of Washington. There he achieved his undergraduate degree in both Industrial Engineering and Economics. Hussain is an entrepreneur, as his father was before him. After college, Hussain Sajwani started his own catering company. He made that company into a huge success, and it is still in existence today.
To date, DAMAC Properties has been responsible for the development of approximately 19,000 units in Dubai. Hussain Sajwani foresees a continued need for additional housing units in Dubai, although in numbers that are not as high as they have been in past years. The DAMAC owner plans for the company include the development of more properties in the city.