Forest City Military Communities
Will Boudra is the Vice President of Development for the Ohana Military Communities, LLC, (OMC) a public-private partnership between Forest City Military Communities and the Department of the Navy. The OMC partnership includes the operations and maintenance of over 6500 Navy and Marine Corps family housing units on Oahu and Kauai islands in Hawaii and over $1.5 B in new development during the first 8 years of the 50 year project.
Will joined Forest City after a 28 year career in the United States Navy Civil Engineer Corps with assignments across the continental USA, Hawaii and overseas. Notable positions included Public Works Officer at the Presidential Retreat (Camp David), Commanding Officer of the Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Engineering Field Activity in Washington, DC and Director of Real Estate and Planning, in the Shore Installation Management Office of the Chief of Naval Operations.
During his career, Will has been responsible for the planning, design and construction of operational and support infrastructure for the Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force and the Office of the President and Vice President of the United States. Among the more notable projects have included the planning, design and procurement of the Pacific Command Headquarters Building, Camp H.M. Smith, HI; construction of the 1 million SF multi-building headquarters of the Naval Sea Systems Command in Washington, DC; numerous military family housing construction projects, and whole house renovations to the Presidential support facilities at Camp David and the Vice President’s residence at the US Naval Observatory.
In his duties as Vice President of Development for the OMC project, Will has day to day operational oversight of the ongoing management and redevelopments for the Navy and Marine Corps housing neighborhoods which includes over 3000 new homes and the renovations of 250 historic homes. Additionally, Will is leading the development of renewable energy sources and projects within the Ohana partnership. This effort has resulted in the completion of a 107 mW solar voltaic power array atop two buildings comprising the community center for the Halsey Terrace neighborhood. Other projects in development include a 650 mW solar voltaic power array in the OMC neighborhood at Pacific Missile Range Facility on Kauai, DoE and DoD funded demonstration wind turbine projects at both Navy and Marine Corps neighborhoods, and a DoE supported Smart Grid demonstration project within the housing neighborhoods at Marine Corps Base Hawaii.
Will is a registered professional engineer in the State of Florida, a Fellow in the Society of American Military Engineers, and is active in the Urban Land Institute and the American Society of Civil Engineers.