• Transition Planning

    FORA Transition Planning Process

    The Transition Plan will contain a detailed assignment of obligations, liabilities, and assets and include a plan for completing the required work for the region.

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  • Realizing the Vision

    Highlighting 20 years of regional Fort Ord reuse progress.

  • FORA board member agencies


    to the natural beauty of the former Fort Ord in Monterey County, California. Learn more about FORA and its member agencies.

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  • FORA Office in Marina

    Fort Ord Reuse Authority

    We are the regional planning authority working to implement the Fort Ord Base Reuse Plan.

  • Economy


    Implementation of the Fort Ord Base Reuse Plan is laying the groundwork for sustainable economic development.

  • CSUMB campus


    The former Fort Ord is the regional center of a growing world-class educational community.

  • Fort Ord lands


    Conserving ecological resources of the former base is a main tenet of the Fort Ord Base Reuse Plan.

  • The Three E's: Economy, Education, Environment

    Economy, Education & Environment

    Designation of the Fort Ord National Monument embodies the spirit of collaboration at the former Fort Ord.

Annual Report FY2016-17

Veterans Clinic
Making Significant Progress

FORA released the 2016-2017 Annual Report highlighting significant reuse and recovery accomplishments including: continued building removal progress, munitions remediation, and economic recovery in veterans services, water augmentation, new business openings, trails programming and habitat restoration. Follow the link below to read the full report.

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Executive Officer's Message

Executive Officer, Michael Houlemard

FY 2016-2017 will be remembered for key advancement in the Fort Ord Reuse Authority (FORA) mission. This past year we saw building removal progress, munitions remediation, and economic recovery in veteran's services, water augmentation, and environmental conservation tied to trails programming and habitat restoration.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is planned for reuse of the former Fort Ord area?

A: Planned Redevelopment Land Use:

  • Residential: 8%
  • Commercial: 4%
  • Maritime Industrial: 10%
  • Educational: 6%
  • Open Space/Recreational: 69%
  • Reserved for Federal Use: 3%
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Media Release

Fort Ord Reuse Authority Receives $6.8M for Munitions Obligations

Congressman Jimmy Panetta announced today that Fort Ord Reuse Authority (FORA) will receive a $6.8M Environmental Services Cooperative Agreement (ESCA) amendment from the U.S. Army (Army) to pay for munitions removal reporting and related long-term stewardship. The ESCA amendment will fund administrative and regulatory oversight costs for 2 years and Army post-transfer munitions obligations through 2028.

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