United Development Co. is a shareholding company, which invests in the fields of energy, obtaining concessions for oil and gas discovery and the evolvement in industrial and petrochemical products. It operates through the following business segments: Urban Development, Hospitality and Leisure, Infrastructure and Utilities, and Other Operations. The Urban Development segment includes real estate development and constructions activities. The Hospitality and Leisure segment includes investment and development of hotels and leisure facilities and selling of luxurious items. The Infrastructure and Utilities segment handles the construction and management of district cooling systems and marina activities. The Other Operations segment provides information technology solutions and Other services. The company was founded on February 2, 1999 and is headquartered in Doha, Qatar.