TransAtlantic BDR LTD., LLC (Atlanta, GA; U.S.A.)/ TransAtlantic Business Development Resources Limited (Ghana) is an Atlanta, Georgia and Ghana based holding company whose primary interests are in commercial real estate development. The company leverages its relations with key local stakeholders and partners with sovereign and local government in emerging markets to impact long-term economic growth in urbanization centers. Its public-private partnership business model leverages emerging technologies to harness 'best practices' in its project development and management strategies.
'2010 TBDR Development Group (TDG) formed with key urban planning, finance, entrepreneur and architecture design and build foundation member-institutions such as Matrix 3D, LLC who embodies a collaboration of design and construction professionals with 80 years of experience respectively on a variety of project types, as well as decades of working as partners with other design firms. For example, notable U.S.A. projects include:
Atlanta Public Schools
DeKalb County Public Schools
Fulton County Schools
Georgia State University
Atlanta Olympic Games
Hartsfield Atlanta International Airport
New Orleans International Airport
Atlanta Housing Authority
Atlanta Federal Center
City of East Point
The City of Atlanta
Grady Health System
Crawford Long Hospital
Other teams such as Jacobs and HOK add large-scale mixed-use, urban planning/design and infrastructure expertise in areas such as power, water, roads/highways sewage and more. Notable projects include municipal infrastructure and mixed-use development projects throughout the United States, Middle East, Africa, Europe, India and more.
TDG designs for the operational, financial, and physical needs of today and tomorrow’s facilities. We work to give objective and discerning solutions to our client’s projects regarding their current and long-range operational and physical needs.
We understand the demands on the physical environment and the details of operations and have the ability to translate that knowledge into physical reality.
Today, planning and designing for future facility usage must be based upon the services offered and the interaction of the departments supporting those services. This understanding and the need for efficient, designs must now be operationally based to reflect the building structure and systems. We work with our clients to gather data on needed operations to insure that the buildings physical attributes support them long after it is constructed.
Functional planning and design should incorporate great design that pleases the users. We design the facility within the context of creative space utilization and sustainability that will help them enhance revenues and provide operational flexibility. The core of TDG's planning and design platform is to provide you with custom solutions that result in excellent architectural services and a superior finished product.
Uduak Udofia, CEO of TBDR Holdings, is an experienced company and non-profit board director, with broad international business background.
Over a 10 year stretch (2004-2014), his responsibilities across BP’s (BP Amoco) Downstream Refining & Marketing Segment grew enormously. In 2004, Uduak was appointed by BP’s Downstream CEO to lead a redesign of the global $120B Fuels Segment, resulting in the creation of regional and integrated Fuels Value Chains. In 2006 he was promoted to an Officer and Senior Vice President of BP Americas $15B Fuels Marketing business. Because of his success, he was appointed Regional Chief Operating Officer in 2008 for the $20B Fuels Value Chain Operations (2500+ employees), with responsibilities for Midstream supply logistic and pipelines assets, depots and marine terminals, gasoline and biofuels blending assets, plus Downstream supply and optimization of crude and refined products / sales channels. In 2012, he oversaw BP’s US Downstream strategic repositioning with the divestiture of $5B of refining assets as the SVP and Head of Strategic Planning for the $45B US Fuels Division.
Prior to 2004, Uduak spent 10 years in BP’s Chemical Segment in progressive senior leadership roles. In 1995 he was the Global GM for the $1B Specialty Chemicals business that delivered 15%/year revenue growth, and in 1999, as Managing Director, he restructured the $5B Packaging Film Product portfolio to reduce 40% cost. In 2003, he was VP and Global Head of Marketing, Sales, Logistics for BP’s $15B Chemical Segment. Prior to BP, he held progressive managerial roles in International Business Development and Marketing while at General Electric (GE) Plastics. Uduak started his professional career with DuPont Chemicals as a process engineer, then an operations manager.