DAMAC Owner Hussain Sajwani Is Now Building His Legacy In China

Hussain Sajwani has been ranked as one of the 100 most influential Arabs. He is the founder and Chairman of DAMAC Properties. His company is located in the UAE, and he maintains its headquarters in Dubai. Hussain has several decades of business experience, and his success as an entrepreneur started when he was a young boy. His father was also an entrepreneur, and Hussain credits much of his success to the years he spent working in the family business.

The DAMAC owner is a successful real estate developer, and his company is responsible for many thousands of residential and commercial properties built in the city of Dubai since early 2000. The company started small, and its initial projects were primarily small hotels. As the demand for real estate grew in Dubai, Hussain Sajwani started constructing luxury homes, a golf course and home community, towers, and luxury hotels in prime locations within the city. The DAMAC owner had a vision for what was to eventually become the acclaimed Dubai of today, and DAMAC Properties and Hussain have played a major role in its development and diversity.

Hussain attended the University of Washington on a government scholarship from the UAE. It was during these years that Hussain first discovered his interest in real estate. He worked part-time selling timeshares throughout college. Afterwards, he spent two years working in the financial industry before he started his first business.

Hussain Sajwani wanted to work for himself, and he started a catering business in the early 1980s. The business soon grew and expanded into several major markets, and quickly serving over 150,000 meals per day. Hussain Sajwani continues to own the prosperous catering business, and its service areas now include much of the Middle Eastern region, Africa, and the Commonwealth of Independent States.

The DAMAC owner has selected Asia as his next venture for his real estate projects, and he has already broken ground in China. Hussain Sajwani currently employees over 2000 people, and his plans for DAMAC include numerous other locations throughout the world.

Additional reading: https://www.damacproperties.com/ar/about-damac/csr/hussain-sajwani-damac-foundation

Jason Halpern – Real Estate Visionary

Jason Halpern: Real Estate Entrepreneur

If anyone had of asked Jason Halpern what he wanted to do as a little kid, most likely he would have said, “Build things.” Growing up in a family of entrepreneurs, with him representing the third generation, it is not difficult to understand how he is so savvy when it comes to business.

It is in his genes.

Jason Halpern Real Estate Partner of Aloft Property

When he became a teenager, he started working in the summertime for His dad, a premier property developer. He wore many hats as he had the opportunity to experience many roles including performing manual labor, all the way to operating as a property manager.

Aloft and Jason Halpern

Jason might not have known it then, but this training would serve him well in the future. Later on Jason established his own firm called JMH, in which he focuses on historical, commercial and residential properties. It became a huge success.

His projects include transforming a warehouse in New York City, to an exclusive 340 unit rental apartments and later, sold it for more than 200 million. He has modernized townhomes built circa 1850 into masterpieces individuals are paying top prices, in which to reside.

Jason Halpern with Model, Milana and Richard

Although Jason has invested and developed so many buildings in New York, that has not prevented him from extended his ambition to other areas such as Florida.

In Florida, he is building high-end condos on the waterfront of Surfside Beach.

Jason’s Family

As though that is not enough to keep him busy, Mr. Halpern is also deeply involved with various charity work such as the Trauma and Burn Center located in Westchester Medical Center in Eastern New York.

He is associated with a charity, in which he has contributed time and generous monetary assistance to provide clean water to the people of Nepal and Ethiopia as well.

I guess you can say, whether working or through philanthropy, Jason Halpern believes in giving his all.