The Marina Opportunity Zone encompasses ~3000 acres of prime California Coastal land.Located on the southern portion of the City of Marina, Monterey County, California.44 miles from Silicon Valley, 5-miles from Monterey, 4-miles from Salinas, 10-miles from Carmel-by-the-Sea.Zoned land uses include a mix of residential, commercial and light industrial.The zone is primed for quality development with reuse of former Fort Ord Army base.
The Marina Opportunity Zone encompasses ~3000 acres of prime California Coastal land.Located on the southern portion of the City of Marina, Monterey County, California.44 miles from Silicon Valley, 5-miles from Monterey, 4-miles from Salinas, 10-miles from Carmel-by-the-Sea.Zoned land uses include a mix of residential, commercial and light industrial.The zone is primed for quality development with reuse of former Fort Ord Army base.
14 Mar 2019

Marina Opp Zone

The Marina Opportunity Zone encompasses ~3000 acres of prime California Coastal land.Located on the southern portion of the City of…

The Monterey Bay Drone, Automation & Robotics Technology (DART) initiative is a regional economic development strategy to focus on these current and future growth sectors for new venture formation, jobs growth and regional vitality.
The Monterey Bay Drone, Automation & Robotics Technology (DART) initiative is a regional economic development strategy to focus on these current and future growth sectors for new venture formation, jobs growth and regional vitality.
27 Nov 2018

Monterey Bay DART

The Monterey Bay Drone, Automation & Robotics Technology (DART) initiative is a regional economic development strategy to focus on these…

The upcoming Americas Competitive Exchange (ACE) 10 Tour is an exciting opportunity to showcase the best of the innovation and entrepreneurship economy in the Monterey Bay region. There are limited sponsorship opportunities to help defray the hosting expenses.
The upcoming Americas Competitive Exchange (ACE) 10 Tour is an exciting opportunity to showcase the best of the innovation and entrepreneurship economy in the Monterey Bay region. There are limited sponsorship opportunities to help defray the hosting expenses.
08 Aug 2018

ACE10 Tour

The upcoming Americas Competitive Exchange (ACE) 10 Tour is an exciting opportunity to showcase the best of the innovation and entrepreneurship…

The Dunes on Monterey Bay is a public-private partnership reuse and redevelopment project for the purposes of improvements to the current neighborhoods and surrounding areas, fostering economic growth in the City of Marina and the region, and generating new employment opportunities.
The Dunes on Monterey Bay is a public-private partnership reuse and redevelopment project for the purposes of improvements to the current neighborhoods and surrounding areas, fostering economic growth in the City of Marina and the region, and generating new employment opportunities.
06 Jun 2018

Dunes on Monterey Bay

The Dunes on Monterey Bay is a public-private partnership reuse and redevelopment project for the purposes of improvements to the…

The University of California is offering 49.6 acres of its UC Monterey Bay Education Science and Technology (UCMBEST) campus for public auction. This site, long planned for commercial development use, is located at the intersection of Reservation Rd. and Imjin Parkway within the jurisdiction of the City of Marina. The property is directly adjacent to the Marina Municipal Airport and planned commercial development sites retained by the University.
The University of California is offering 49.6 acres of its UC Monterey Bay Education Science and Technology (UCMBEST) campus for public auction. This site, long planned for commercial development use, is located at the intersection of Reservation Rd. and Imjin Parkway within the jurisdiction of the City of Marina. The property is directly adjacent to the Marina Municipal Airport and planned commercial development sites retained by the University.
09 May 2018

UCMBEST West Campus Auction

The University of California is offering 49.6 acres of its UC Monterey Bay Education Science and Technology (UCMBEST) campus for…

9 Census Blocks in Monterey County were included in the 879 tracts nominated by Governor Brown for inclusion as Federal Opportunity Zones (8 in North County/Peninsula and 1 in South County). Track #14102 on the south/southeast edge of the City of Marina (northern edge of the former Fort Ord) is among them. Downtown Seaside has 2 large tracts, and the City of Salinas has 5.
9 Census Blocks in Monterey County were included in the 879 tracts nominated by Governor Brown for inclusion as Federal Opportunity Zones (8 in North County/Peninsula and 1 in South County). Track #14102 on the south/southeast edge of the City of Marina (northern edge of the former Fort Ord) is among them. Downtown Seaside has 2 large tracts, and the City of Salinas has 5.
02 May 2018

Opportunity Zones

9 Census Blocks in Monterey County were included in the 879 tracts nominated by Governor Brown for inclusion as Federal…

FORA Economic Development Program activities build on the foundation of environmental cleanup, building removal, and infrastructure improvements accomplished since the 1994 base closure. Program strategy includes building on regional economic strengths, retaining existing and pursuing new businesses, engaging internal and external partners, developing and maintaining information resources, and measuring and reporting progress.
FORA Economic Development Program activities build on the foundation of environmental cleanup, building removal, and infrastructure improvements accomplished since the 1994 base closure. Program strategy includes building on regional economic strengths, retaining existing and pursuing new businesses, engaging internal and external partners, developing and maintaining information resources, and measuring and reporting progress.
05 Apr 2018

Q1 2018 Economic Development Update

FORA Economic Development Program activities build on the foundation of environmental cleanup, building removal, and infrastructure improvements accomplished since the…

The 2018 FORA Jobs Survey Report summarizes and compares 2017 and 2018 Jobs Survey outcomes as success metrics for Fort Ord Reuse Authority (FORA) Economic Recovery Goals. 132 employers and 5652 positions were identified within the former Fort Ord boundary, representing a 14% (694 jobs) increase in total jobs since 2017, with majority being full-time positions.
The 2018 FORA Jobs Survey Report summarizes and compares 2017 and 2018 Jobs Survey outcomes as success metrics for Fort Ord Reuse Authority (FORA) Economic Recovery Goals. 132 employers and 5652 positions were identified within the former Fort Ord boundary, representing a 14% (694 jobs) increase in total jobs since 2017, with majority being full-time positions.
05 Apr 2018

2018 FORA Jobs Survey

The 2018 FORA Jobs Survey Report summarizes and compares 2017 and 2018 Jobs Survey outcomes as success metrics for Fort…

Affordable housing on the former Fort Ord has long been a subject of interest to public policy makers and the Monterey Bay community. Federal, State, FORA Board, and local land use jurisdiction policies have all been part of the policy solutions since base closure.
Affordable housing on the former Fort Ord has long been a subject of interest to public policy makers and the Monterey Bay community. Federal, State, FORA Board, and local land use jurisdiction policies have all been part of the policy solutions since base closure.
03 Apr 2018

Former Fort Ord Reuse Affordable Housing Policy History

Affordable housing on the former Fort Ord has long been a subject of interest to public policy makers and the…

This former Fort Ord tour begins with an overview upon boarding the bus. Tour leaders from the Fort Ord Reuse Authority (FORA) will provide a regional geographic, socio-economic, and resue/recovery program introduction and context, highlighting the intimate linkages between the former Army infantry training center and its surrounding communities/region. Tour participants will gain an appreciation for the physical, economic and political transformation that has occurred since the base closed in 1994.
This former Fort Ord tour begins with an overview upon boarding the bus. Tour leaders from the Fort Ord Reuse Authority (FORA) will provide a regional geographic, socio-economic, and resue/recovery program introduction and context, highlighting the intimate linkages between the former Army infantry training center and its surrounding communities/region. Tour participants will gain an appreciation for the physical, economic and political transformation that has occurred since the base closed in 1994.
14 Mar 2018

CALED Fort Ord Economic Development Tour

This former Fort Ord tour begins with an overview upon boarding the bus. Tour leaders from the Fort Ord Reuse Authority…

The Fort Ord Reuse Authority (FORA) is pleased to be working with the City of Marina and a host of public and private sector partners to pursue Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) designation as one of 10 Unmanned Aerial System Integration Pilot Program (UASIPP) sites in the nation. Obtaining the designation for the Marina Airport and 3 distinct Monterey Bay Area airspaces, would allow for advanced UAS integration work to proceed at this location. Partner entities would be empowered to contribute technology and safety best practices to FAA goals for safe and secure UAS integration into Federal Airspace.
The Fort Ord Reuse Authority (FORA) is pleased to be working with the City of Marina and a host of public and private sector partners to pursue Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) designation as one of 10 Unmanned Aerial System Integration Pilot Program (UASIPP) sites in the nation. Obtaining the designation for the Marina Airport and 3 distinct Monterey Bay Area airspaces, would allow for advanced UAS integration work to proceed at this location. Partner entities would be empowered to contribute technology and safety best practices to FAA goals for safe and secure UAS integration into Federal Airspace.
05 Feb 2018

Monterey Bay UASIPP

The Fort Ord Reuse Authority (FORA) is pleased to be working with the City of Marina and a host of…