Hussain Sajwani Collaborates with Trump to Expand Property Empire

Hussein Sajwani’s started his initial foray into business by opening a catering company in 1982. He began his entrepreneurial career in food service with major clients such as Bechtel and the U.S. military. His catering organization worked with the U.S. throughout both Iraq wars, including conflict with Somalia, Afghanistan, and Bosnia. Read more: Hussain Ali Habib Sajwani | Bloomberg

Thereafter, he invested in the internet bubble of the 90’s through companies and Juno. After decades of success, Sajwani is known as one of the top 100 most influential Arabs. Sajwani pioneered the expansion of the property market in Dubai. Learn more about DAMAC owner:

Sajwani and his companies work with major brands from all over the world including large American companies. The UAE property development magnate works with high-end properties in the UAE and conducts business with large organizations. His companies have worked with Chiyoda, Fluor Daniel, and JGC among others.


The ties that bind Donald Trump and Hussain Sajwani

Sajwani has a working relationship with Donald Trump. The two work in collaboration on golf courses, particularly the Trump International Golf Club. The UAE businessman works with the Trump organization on a business level as opposed to politically, primarily because Trump operates golf courses excellently.

Sajwani’s property development company DAMAC

Hussain Sajawani owns DAMAC group, a luxury property development company. DAMAC works with luxury properties and built the Trump International Course Dubai. The company was launched in 2002 as a response to market demand. There was a growing number of people coming to the UAE to conduct business, so Sajwani took this as an opportunity to build several hotels. Fendi is working with DAMAC to produce apartments designed by the Italian manufacturer.

What philanthropies have Hussain Sajwani and DAMAC supported?

Sajwani makes philanthropic efforts and has given $2 million dirham to needy children. He worked with humanitarian organization Emirates Red Crescent on a campaign that generated AED 120 million.