If you have thought of starting a business, you might be asking what it takes to be successful. There are plenty of tips for beginning a new business. Therefore, choosing the right tips may be quite confusing. That is why being a seasoned entrepreneur Hussain Sajwani is sharing his story as a skilled business professional who has succeeded despite the humble beginnings. This article disintegrates his career as a business professional, philanthropist and role model to upcoming entrepreneurs who are interested in delving into business.
Who is Hussain Sajwani?
Sajwani (@hussainsajwani) is one of the world’s most revered entrepreneurs. He hails from Dubai, and he started running a business at a tender age when his father owned a boutique retail shop that stored personal use items like shirts and stationery for men especially. At that point, he learned he manage the small shop thereby becoming a master of the business. Sajwani later joined the University of Washington and studied economics. He was employed by a company that supplied oil, gas and other forms of energy. GASCO was its name, and he worked as a manager in charge of general contracts. He would later start a business that handled catering in hotels and restaurants across Dubai and the Middle East. Starting out from a humble background, Hussain Sajwani did not know that at some point he would own a gigantic business empire. Today, he is the owner of the following businesses:
DAMAC Properties is a high-end property developer. It was formed in 2002 and has since provided more than 10,000 clients with luxurious properties in the commercial industry, residential, as well as leisure sectors. The company has branches in Lebanon, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates.
Mina Al Sultan Qaboos
Mina Al Sultan is a partnership between Omran and Hussain Sajwani of DAMAC Properties. Being a development project, it majors in the integration of a tourist port as well as a lifestyle destination that has hotels, residences, in addition to retail stores.
AYKON Maldives Resort
According to alarabiya.net, AYKON Maldives is a resort under DAMAC Properties. It is set on the reclaimed land called the Maldives. The master developed includes a five-star unit that has 100 suites, bungalows as well as water villas.
Apart from being an entrepreneur, Sajwani also uses his influence and success to help others. For instance, as of now, he is a part of an initiative that is meant to help ‘one million Arab coders.’ The individuals who are part of the initiative will gain a lot since they will be equipped with the skill set to help them get access to well-paying jobs afterwards.