About us

United Development Company is a U.S.-based, multi-disciplined real estate company founded in 2007. Our origin dates back to 1996 with first investments by Dutch-based United Investment Company in Atlanta, Ga.

United Development Company has acquired, developed and managed over $500 million in projects since 2007. Today our current portfolio exceeds $100 million.

The brand of United Development is that of experience, knowledge and investment capital. The experienced management team has a proven track record of success. We are fully integrated with in-house business development, construction, legal, finance, accounting and property management capabilities. The operating partners in each of our niche real estate categories provide expertise, local market knowledge and a combined 50 real estate professionals executing our business plan.

Company Timeline


1996 - STARTUP 1996 – United Investment Company B.V., owned by Ton van Dam of the Netherlands, invests in The Georgian, a 1,000 acre master planned golf community in Atlanta, GA
2006 United Investment Company invests in three apartment projects (two in Baton Rouge and one in Atlanta)
2007 United Investment Company and William W “Biff” McGuire form UDC Global to acquire N3 Real Estate, a retail development company in Ft Worth, TX. United also transfers ownership of its residential projects to UDC Global
2008 UDC Global forms investment JV with SNS Property Finance of the Netherlands for $100 million of retail and multi family developments
2010 UDC Global forms retail JV with Midland Companies of Toronto Canada to grow N3 Real Estate to $300 million
2013 UDC sells all multi family properties
2014 UDC sells its interest in N3 to Midland Companies.
March 2015 UDC closes on $40M Theater Portfolio consisting of 11 properties in 8 states.
May 2015 Clubhouse opens at The Frog Golf Club
December 2016 UDC closes on purchase of 29-acre retail center in Kansas City with $15M commitment to upgrades and expansion.
January 2017 UDC builds and relocates to new headquarters in Southlake, Tx.