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Southwest Mobile Storage - Best Mobile Storage & Office Containers In Garden Grove, CA

Southwest Mobile Storage is a family-owned shipping container business founded in 1995. Our strength for more than 25 years comes from the specialized knowledge and passion of our people, along with serving over 24,000 commercial, construction and residential customers. Our facility and expertise in maintaining, manufacturing, and delivering corrugated steel containers is unrivaled in the industry.

While the rental side of our business is regional with branches throughout the Southwest, our container sales and modification operations are nationwide and becoming global. Garden Grove, CA offers a wide selection of portable offices and mobile storage containers you can rent, buy or modify.

Our experts in container rental, sales and customization are committed to providing you the highest quality and best experience from service to delivery - our reputation depends on it.

Whether your need is for storage, office space, moving, multi-purpose or custom use, we've got your back. Here's how:

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We bring your storage container to you for convenient, easy access at your home, business or jobsite. Plus, you'll get more choice in storage space and better security, for a fraction of the cost of a pod or add on building, saving money and energy.


Not enough room to keep a storage container at your business, home or construction site? No problem - we can store it for you. Plus, you get 70% more space and better security, for a fraction of the cost of public storage units.


Need a permanent storage solution for your business, residence or construction? We sell new and used shipping containers in many sizes with a variety of add-ons. Or customize a container to your specific storage needs with our certified fabrication experts.


Take your time packing with our moving containers. We'll deliver to your business or home and pick it up whenever you're ready to move. So, you don't have to stress about moving or making multiple trips in one day, like if you rented a moving truck.


Our moving container solutions ensure the long-distance move of your home or business is highly efficient and affordable throughout the southwest. In fact, we usually cost 20%-40% less than full-service movers.


We understand move-in and move-out dates might be different. We can store your moving container at our highly secure facilities until you're ready to move to your new home or business location, and you can conveniently access it at any time.


Whether you need a workspace, conference room, or other office requirement, our ground-mounted mobile offices meet any and all of your business needs. Plus, it's faster and easier than building additions.


If you need your shipping container to serve multiple uses, such as office-storage combos, breakrooms and even utilities, we've got you covered. We'll modify a custom container to fit your business needs and bring your business to the next level


We'll create a custom container to fit your unique needs anywhere in the US. With our container modification expertise, we make any idea a reality. From pop-up stores to multi-story structures, our unrivaled facilities and fabrication experts do it all.

You'll get your own dedicated storage and container expert to serve as your one point of contact for easy, convenient service you can trust.
With our wide selection of intermodal containers for sale and rent, you'll find exactly what you need, from size, to type and condition.
We maintain our rental fleet to the highest standard - our integrity depends on it.
Our certified, experienced Conex container modification experts have more than 500 years combined experience modifying ISO containers.
All of our containers come with high security dual-locking system for no additional charge, so you can rest assured your stored items stay safe and that you don't have to pay extra for it.
At our unrivaled 90,000 sq ft indoor fabrication facility, ensuring your custom shipping container is made exactly to your specifications.
With our level of service, quality and expertise, you won't find a better value anywhere else.
Our portable offices include lighting and electrical outlets, internet hookups, HVAC and were crafted by our in-house steel container fabrication experts for top-quality construction.

Premium Quality - High Security

With Southwest Mobile Storage, you get much more than a POD or typical Conex box. You also get high security, unparalleled service and unmatched container modification expertise and facilities. No other company offers that much.

Shipping containers and storage containers come in a range of sizes. The most common external lengths are 20ft and 40ft with a width of 8ft. ISO Containers are typically 8ft 6in tall, but high cube containers are 9ft 6in tall. We also have steel containers in a variety of sizes from 10ft long to 45ft long to rent or buy, and we can modify shipping containers into any size you want.

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SMS Mobile Storage Containers have these high quality features:

1/8" thick steel plate bottom side rails
High strength steel supporting cross members
1 1/8" thick hardwood floor with galvanized self-tapping screws
16-gauge corrugated steel walls
16-gauge roof
270-degree swing cargo door(s)
High security dual-locking system*
Spot-grinded, primed & repainted with a beige high-grade water reducible alkyd direct-to-metal enamel*
* Comes standard on all rental units

SMS portable workspace containers have these structural features:

High security window bars, lever & deadbolt set with lock box
Studs & R-19 Insulation covered with wood paneling
1 1/8" marine board floor is covered with a durable single part gray epoxy coating
Dual pane low-E horizontal sliding windows with screens and miniblinds
18 Gauge steel polystyrene core 3-hour fire rated personnel door
All of our workspaces are manufactured in-house and arrive new or restored to factory specifications
Exterior load center operating on 100 Amp single phase 230 Volt power
Light switch, receptacles and 4' light fixtures; all wiring is Romex 12/2
CAT-6 voice and data lines with electrical junction box
HVAC units ranging from 1 ton to 2 ton on rentals; ability to customize up to 10 tons of cooling

Having flexible storage containers options is important, but security is crucial to protect your peace of mind and your possessions.

At Southwest Mobile Storage, we don't believe in leaving things to chance. We want you to rest easy knowing your inventory, documents, tools, equipment and other items are safe 24/7. That is why we equip SMS high-security slide bolt locking systems and lockboxes on our entire fleet of rental freight containers.


High-security slide-bolt locking system and extra-long lock box, giving you twice the security and peace of mind.
No holes to ensure your rental shipping container is wind and water-tight.
No rust for your safety.
14-gauge corrugated steel for strength and reinforcement.

Contact us to speak with a helpful, friendly representative to better understand our full range of capabilities. We are happy to answer any questions you have, go over pricing and set up a time and place to deliver your Conex box. Our quotes are 100% free and you are under no obligation to pay for your consultation.


When you own a business or manage one, it's crucial to have efficient, affordable ways to store inventory and supplies, whether it's to grow your business or adapt to changes in the market, like the many caused by the pandemic.

Renting storage containers to keep at your business eliminates the cost and hassles of sending your staff to offsite storage facilities. Steel containers with roll up doors make storing and retrieving items faster and easier. Auto repair shops and other businesses that need easy access throughout the workday to secure storage for tools, parts, equipment or supplies find renting shipping containers to be the best solution for their business storage needs. Southwest Mobile Storage has your back.

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Renting portable offices gives your business more workspace, breakrooms, pop up stores, security booths and more, without the cost and red tape associated with constructing building additions. Plus, a steel storage container fits neatly into one parking space and provides much stronger security than Pods and way more convenience than self-storage units.

If you have a specific need, we can modify shipping containers to build whatever you need to grow your business. Whether it's a portable workspace to run your business, like a pop-up container bar, or a durable facility for scientific research, like a container laboratory, or even a container gym, our unrivaled fabrication facility and modification experts got you covered. Our full-time, in-house staff of certified welders, engineers, electricians, carpenters and painters have over 500 years combined experience modifying thousands of container projects for just about any business use you can imagine.


Offsite storage alternatives cause a mess of hassles and headaches. Expanding office space and storage capacity at your location saves time, money and hassle of making multiple trips offsite.
We offer more choice in security, size and features in steel Conex boxes or ISO shipping containers than a public storage unit or Pod for less cost and far greater service.
We offer flexible, month-to-month rental agreements and prorate by the day after your first 28-day billing cycle.
With us, you get a dedicated account manager you can rely on, so you can focus on running your business than waste time with a different person every time you call that doesn't know or care as much.
While other companies may have some staff for modifying containers, most outsource the work, so you don't know who is actually doing the modifications or how much they're marking up the price.
 Mobile Storage Containers Garden Grove, CA
When you modify a shipping container for your business, you won't have to worry about expensive, lengthy and complicated construction.
We have modified thousands of containers nationwide and internationally for more than 25 years for NASA, US Navy, GCP Applied Technologies, Helix and Sundt to name a few. And rent containers to Amazon, Walmart and many of other nationally recognized brands.
Our extensive staff makes it possible to custom build multiple projects simultaneously and our 90,000 sq ft indoor fabrication facility prevents contaminants from interfering with fabrication, which delivers better quality and precision.


With an extensive in-house staff and 90,000 sq ft container modification facility, we're able to deliver consistently high quality and work on multiple projects simultaneously for a fast turnaround.

Other companies don't have the facility, staff or resources to modify shipping containers and will outsource the work to various shops who may not have the special experience or tools needed to modify the right way.

You can rest assured knowing your custom container is safe in our hands. Our certified weld and quality control inspectors ensure everything is structurally sound and built to your specifications through every step of the process.

Renting a moving container from us makes your move much less stressful because you won't have to rush to pack your whole house into a moving truck in one day. Instead, you can take your time packing over the course of a month.

Our ISO shipping containers are weatherproof and come with vault-like security, so you don't have to worry about theft or damage to your belongings.

You won't get that level of security from U-Haul or other moving truck companies.

Renting a storage container at your home keeps your belongings close and gives you convenient 24/7 access, so you're always able to retrieve the contents of your container when you need to.

We know move in and move out dates don't always line up. We can store your packed rental container at our secure facility until your new home is ready.

With our mobile storage containers for rent in Garden Grove, CA, you can save up to 40% when compared to full-service long-distance movers, while gaining more flexibility in your schedule.


We know your needs may change suddenly. With our extensive inventory and variety of sizes of portable offices and shipping containers to rent, buy or modify in Garden Grove, CA, we provide fast service and the best value possible so it's easy for you to get whatever you need when you need it.

Renting storage containers and portable offices from us gives you more flexibility when it comes to your schedule and options. If you don't have enough space at your current location or simply would prefer offsite storage, you can keep your rental storage and office containers at your location or ours - whichever is most convenient for you. You also get more options to choose from when it comes to size and features, like portable offices with divided rooms for private meetings or office/storage combos for storage and office space in one container. All while costing a fraction of the price of a pod or self-storage facility.

You can also buy new or used freight containers from us and choose from a variety of add-ons, including lights, electricity, doors and windows. Or fully customize a shipping container to save time, money and energy by skipping the expensive, lengthy process of constructing building additions. We can modify a Conex box into whatever you can imagine for any use you need, from construction tool cribs to office buildings, monitoring stations, mobile communication towers and much more. The possibilities are endless.


You'll never face hidden fees or surprises with us. We give you transparent billing up front at the best prices.

With us, you get a reliable, dedicated point of contact, who keeps you updated every step of the way. You can rest assured knowing you'll always get what you need, when you need it.

No other company has the breadth and depth of staff and experience that we do when it comes to modifying shipping containers. Our certified welders, engineers, electricians, plumbers, carpenters and painters have more than 500 years of combined experience in fabricating custom steel containers.

We prorate your rent by the day after the first 28-day billing cycle, so you don't have to pay for a full month when you only have your mobile containers and offices for a few days.

While other companies may be able to do small container modifications, most don't have an in-house fabrication staff or 90,000 sq ft fabrication facility like we do. As a result, they outsource the work on your custom container, so you don't know who's actually building it.

Rest assured knowing your modified shipping container will be built to the highest quality standards. Our certified weld and quality control inspectors check every step of the fabrication process to ensure everything is structurally sound and built to your specifications.


Whether you're in need of a storage container for your commercial business, a portable office for your construction site, or a moving container for your home, our process is simple and straightforward.

Choose Your Container

Choose the mobile storage solution that works best for your needs. In this step, you will let us know the number of containers you need, their sizes and what types of doors to equip.

Choose Your Options

Let us know if you would like to add any of our rental options, like a folding table or shelving.

Choose Your Security

Choose from padlocks, puck locks and other enhanced security options. All of our storage containers come standard with dual-locking, vault-like security.

Choose Your Delivery Timeframe

You can expect standard delivery within 3-5 days of your order. If you need expedited delivery, we will do everything in our power to accommodate your needs.

Pick-Up Planning

Do you need to keep your shipping container at our location? Prefer to have our team deliver your packed container to a location of your choice? Let us know, and we'll be by your side to work out the logistics.




Let our team know where we should deliver your mobile storage container for rent in Garden Grove, CA. Be sure to let us know if there are any special conditions that might prevent our drivers from entering your chosen destination. Before you schedule your delivery, let us know which direction you would like the doors of your container to face.



Our drivers can deliver your storage container Monday-Friday, between the hours of 6AM and 2PM local time. Our two-hour delivery window is the most precise in the industry. If you desire another delivery time outside of our standard delivery options, we will do our best to accommodate your needs. As a courtesy, our driver will call you at least 30 minutes before they arrive at your drop-off destination.



Before we deliver your Conex box, prepare your delivery area by ensuring that there are no low overhangs, arches, wires, trees or any other obstacles that could interfere with your delivery. It's a good idea to mark the space where you would like your steel container placed.



When our driver arrives, they will back our truck into the space where you would like your shipping container placed. Once we arrive, we will ensure that your container is delivered safely and securely. If placed on asphalt or pavement, we will use wood dunnage pads to make sure your ground surface is protected and the container is level.


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Everything we ate at the Garden Grove Strawberry Festival

The 63rd Annual Garden Grove Strawberry Festival kicked off on Friday, May 26, 2023 and continues through Memorial Day. The festival features classic carnival rides as well as a variety of strawberry-themed contests for festivalgoers to participate in. But the real star of the show is the strawberry treats attendees can purchase from vendors.The festival is an opportunity for different non-profits in the area to not only raise awareness for their organizations but raise money as well by hosting food and game booths. This year non-prof...

The 63rd Annual Garden Grove Strawberry Festival kicked off on Friday, May 26, 2023 and continues through Memorial Day. The festival features classic carnival rides as well as a variety of strawberry-themed contests for festivalgoers to participate in. But the real star of the show is the strawberry treats attendees can purchase from vendors.

The festival is an opportunity for different non-profits in the area to not only raise awareness for their organizations but raise money as well by hosting food and game booths. This year non-profit food vendors included the Greater Garden Grove Kiwanis Club which offered funnel cakes, the Boys & Girls Club of Garden Grove which featured strawberry lemonade on their menu and Job’s Daughters who have made quite the name for themselves with their strawberry shortcake.

Here is every we tried at this years festival. Spoiler alert: We ate a lot of strawberries.

1. Funnel Cake with Strawberry Drizzle

A classic fair food. I think it could’ve been enhanced with some fresh strawberries and whipped cream on top, but overall can’t go wrong with funnel cake. – CB

I love funnel cake. I’d eat it in any shape, form or flavor. Proving itself as no exception, the strawberry glaze was excellent. Notably, it’s more of a strawberry jelly taste than an actual strawberry, if that is of any importance to you. -DE

Price: $10

2. Strawberry Lemonade

I love a fresh lemonade, especially with a bonus flavor such as strawberry or lavender. The strawberry bits added to the taste, but unfortunately kept getting stuck in the straw, making it tricky to drink. – CB

I’m always cautious around lemonade because it can be so sweet – I typically water it down. But, to my surprise, this one wasn’t overwhelming. A happy medium. -DE

Price: $4

3. Strawberry Shortcake

This was probably my favorite of the strawberry items we ate. It was a good level of sweetness and if you could get the whipped cream, cake and strawberry all in one bite it was delicious. – CB

The cake was so buried in whipped cream and strawberries I feared it might be an afterthought. Delightfully, it wasn’t. At the bottom of the dish, I was greeted by a perfectly baked, just-sweet-enough cake. -DE

Price: $9 for strawberries, shortcake and whipped cream.

4. Dr.Pepper Strawberry and Cream soda

I had been wanting to try this new flavor, and a strawberry festival seems like a perfect opportunity to let attendees try it with an added bonus of pairing it with a scoop of ice cream. Dr. Pepper isn’t a soda I typically reach for, but I’ve got to say I was a fan of this combo. – CB

Dr. Pepper is my favorite soda, but I can’t imagine drinking this flavor sans ice cream. It makes the perfect float, but it’s a little too dessert-y to be appealing on a regular basis. But no harm in trying it here because it’s free! -DE

Price: Free

5. Strawberry Cheesecake

This cheesecake was listed as a strawberry cheesecake and turned out to be a classic cheesecake with strawberries on top. The cheesecake was good, but I did have my hopes up that it would be strawberry flavored. – CB

I have the same gripe as above. I’ll add that it was a well-crafted cheesecake, with a nice, crumbly crust. -DE

Price: $5 for a slice.

6. Chocolate Covered Strawberries

It’s hard to go wrong with chocolate covered strawberries. They were tasty, but also messier to eat than I was anticipating. – CB

The strawberries were SO perfect. My bites would reveal the deep red hue that we all hope we get when we bite into one. My chocolate kept detaching after my first bite, so really it was strawberries with chocolate shelling on the side. No complaints, though. -DE

Price: $10 for five chocolate covered strawberries.

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A basket of strawberries at the Garden Grove Strawberry Festival on May 26, 2023. (Carolyn Burt, SCNG)

7. Fresh Strawberries

Surprisingly we only spotted two local strawberry vendors throughout the festival. After a day of non-stop sweets, it was nice to end out the day with fresh fruit. – CB

I’d imagine that when you show up to the strawberry festival with pure strawberries, the pressure is on. They didn’t disappoint. -DE

Price: $8 for one basket.

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Garden Grove to Build 85-Bed Homeless Shelter for Three Central OC Cities

Amidst record-breaking homeless deaths and a cold weather shelter debacle that prompted a dispatch of street medics this year, an 85-bed referral-only shelter is coming to Garden Grove.The shelter has been dubbed the Central Cities Navigation Center, and it will serve the central Orange County cities of Garden Grove, Fountain Valley and Westminster, which combined counted a total homeless population of at least 588 people in the ...

Amidst record-breaking homeless deaths and a cold weather shelter debacle that prompted a dispatch of street medics this year, an 85-bed referral-only shelter is coming to Garden Grove.

The shelter has been dubbed the Central Cities Navigation Center, and it will serve the central Orange County cities of Garden Grove, Fountain Valley and Westminster, which combined counted a total homeless population of at least 588 people in the 2022 Point-in-Time survey.

At their regular Tuesday meeting, Garden Grove City Council members unanimously approved the new shelter’s operator, Volunteers of America Los Angeles, a non-profit founded in 1896 – one of Southern California’s oldest and largest.

In doing so, city council members approved a $5.2 million agreement with the nonprofit for an initial two-year term, with the option of extending for up to three more years, with funding for the agreement coming in from each of the three cities as well as the County of Orange.

“From 2017 … all the way until now, it’s amazing to see how far as a city we have come as far as prioritizing our unhoused population, prioritizing mental health and substance abuse (issues),” said City Council Member Kim Nguyen during the meeting.

“I have family who I really care about who have been unhoused, who have had to deal with substance issues and mental health,” Nguyen said. “There is just not enough of a safety net in resources and opportunities for these individuals to thrive.”

Earlier this month, the city rolled out a $4 million street medicine program in partnership with CalOptima, the county’s publicly-funded health care plan for the poor, as well as the unhoused healthcare group Healthcare in Action, which will drive out to CalOptima members who live on the streets and under freeways.

[Read: Trench Foot & Infections: Street Medics Treating Homeless People Brace for Storm Aftermath]

Street medics came to the forefront in Orange County this year, called to service after a cold weather shelter debacle that delayed the county’s opening of an emergency rain season refuge by months, leaving people vulnerable to hypothermia and other weather-related ailments.

City Councilmember Cindy Tran hailed both the street medic team and shelter before the vote as two welcome signs that people in Garden Grove “will get taken care of.”

“And have a place to stay.”

Other council members said the shelter would enable them to more easily penalize those who sleep in public spaces.

“We’re well on our way to meeting our threshold for the Boise decision,” said City Councilmember George Breitigam, referencing a court decision that barred cities from enforcing anti-camping laws if their homeless population outsized its shelter bed availability. “It puts us in a big leap forward for that.”

Officials also approved a contract with Thomco Construction Inc. for the shelter’s actual development.

With Thomco submitting the lowest construction bid, city staff have clocked the total cost of the agreement at around $4.2 million.

In Los Angeles County, Volunteers of America oversees a total of 2,800 beds and, on an annual basis, around 13,5000 unhoused people through more than 90 programs and shelters in Los Angeles, Pomona, La Puente, and Hacienda Heights.

It comes after Garden Grove City Council members voted to acquire and rehabilitate a 9,653 square-foot building on 13871 West Street, which is now expected to provide up to 85 people with the following services, according to city staff:

“We have residents complain that they have homeless people in alleyways defecating on the streets, wielding weapons … we have a responsibility to them to keep them safe and keep our neighborhoods looking great,” said Nguyen before the vote. “But we can’t forget that these individuals, they’ve been on the street for 5, 10,15, 20 years-plus.”

Some of them “have served our country,” Nguyen said. “And something happened in their life that got them to this point, and it’s going to take more than one day, one interaction with an officer or mental health provider to undo that.”

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Oceanfront Delights: Explore the Best Beaches Near Garden Grove, California

Garden Grove, California, is a charming city in the heart of Orange County, with its vibrant community and rich history. But did you know it's also just a short drive from some of Southern California's most stunning beach destinations? In this article, we'll guide you through the top beaches near Garden Grove, detailing their unique attractions, parking and accessibility options, and fascinating histories. Get ready to embrace the sun, sand, and surf as you embark on a beach-hopping adventure.Address: 103 Pacific Coast Hwy, Huntingto...

Garden Grove, California, is a charming city in the heart of Orange County, with its vibrant community and rich history. But did you know it's also just a short drive from some of Southern California's most stunning beach destinations? In this article, we'll guide you through the top beaches near Garden Grove, detailing their unique attractions, parking and accessibility options, and fascinating histories. Get ready to embrace the sun, sand, and surf as you embark on a beach-hopping adventure.

Address: 103 Pacific Coast Hwy, Huntington Beach, CA 92648

Huntington Beach, affectionately known as "Surf City USA," is a prime destination for beach enthusiasts, with 10 miles of pristine coastline and a vibrant surf culture. The beach offers ample parking, with several lots and metered street spaces available, and is easily accessible by foot. Along with surfing, visitors can enjoy beach volleyball, bonfire pits, and the iconic Huntington Beach Pier. The area is steeped in history, from the oil boom of the early 20th century to its modern-day surf competitions.

Address: 1 Balboa Pier, Newport Beach, CA 92661

Newport Beach boasts a variety of beach experiences, from the family-friendly sandy stretches along Balboa Peninsula to the secluded coves of Crystal Cove State Park. Parking options vary by location, with metered street parking and lots available. The beach is also home to the historic Balboa Pavilion, which dates back to 1906 and offers a glimpse into the area's early tourism industry. Don't miss the chance to take a scenic stroll or bike ride along the beachfront boardwalk.

Address: 17851 Pacific Coast Hwy, Huntington Beach, CA 92649

Bolsa Chica State Beach is a popular spot for families, surfers, and outdoor enthusiasts, with its wide sandy shores and calm surf conditions. The beach offers ample parking in a large lot, with a day-use fee, and is easily accessible by foot. Visitors can enjoy beach volleyball, surf fishing, and the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve, which offers a chance to observe local wildlife. The beach has a rich history, with Native American settlements, Spanish land grants, and a WWII-era gunnery and bombing range.

Address: 110 Ocean Ave, Seal Beach, CA 90740

Seal Beach is a quaint coastal community with a charming Main Street and a picturesque sandy beach. Parking can be found in lots and metered street spaces, with easy access to the beach by foot. The beach offers swimming, surfing, and the Seal Beach Pier, the second-longest wooden pier in California. Seal Beach has an intriguing history, from its early 20th-century amusement park to its role as a naval weapons station during World War II.

With a variety of stunning beaches just a short drive away, Garden Grove, California, serves as the perfect starting point for a sun-soaked coastal adventure. Huntington Beach, Newport Beach, Bolsa Chica State Beach, and Seal Beach each offer unique attractions, histories, and picturesque landscapes that make them must-visit destinations. Pack your sunscreen, towels, and beach gear, and set out to explore the vibrant and diverse world of Southern California's best beaches near Garden Grove.

Living in Garden Grove, California: A Welcoming Community Awaits

Located in the heart of Orange County, Garden Grove is a charming community filled with a diverse range of activities, attractions, and delicious dining options. This article will delve into the many ...

Located in the heart of Orange County, Garden Grove is a charming community filled with a diverse range of activities, attractions, and delicious dining options. This article will delve into the many benefits of living in Garden Grove, California, showcasing the unique characteristics that make it a delightful destination for families and individuals alike. So, let's begin our journey and explore the wonders of this vibrant city.

Garden Grove Park

A favorite among locals, Garden Grove Park offers a peaceful retreat from bustling city life. With its lush greenery, playgrounds, sports facilities, and picnic areas, it's an ideal spot for family outings or a leisurely stroll.

Atlantis Play Center

Perfect for families with young children, Atlantis Play Center features a variety of play structures designed to spark imagination and creativity. This whimsical park transports visitors to a world of mythical creatures, with its dragon-themed slide and sea serpent swing.

Crystal Cove State Park

Just a short drive from Garden Grove, Crystal Cove State Park is a stunning coastal destination that offers a variety of outdoor activities. From hiking and birdwatching to exploring tide pools, this park provides a picturesque escape from urban life.

Brodard Restaurant

A must-visit for food enthusiasts, Brodard Restaurant is known for its authentic Vietnamese cuisine. With their signature nem nuong cuon (pork spring rolls) and a wide variety of flavorful dishes, it's no wonder Brodard is a local favorite.

Sabroso! Mexican Grill

For those craving a taste of Mexico, Sabroso! Mexican Grill offers a mouthwatering menu of traditional dishes. Their handmade tortillas, savory carnitas, and fresh guacamole are just a few reasons why this spot is a must-visit.

Carolina's Italian Restaurant

Carolina's Italian Restaurant has been serving Garden Grove for over 35 years, offering a delightful dining experience with their delicious homemade pasta, wood-fired pizza, and welcoming atmosphere.

Great Wolf Lodge Southern California

The Great Wolf Lodge Southern California is an all-in-one family vacation destination, featuring a massive indoor water park, spacious suites, and various on-site dining options. This resort provides endless entertainment for kids and adults alike.

Garden Grove Strawberry Festival

Held annually since 1958, the Garden Grove Strawberry Festival is a family-friendly event celebrating the city's rich agricultural history. The festival features carnival rides, games, live entertainment, and delicious strawberry-themed treats.

Village Green Park

Home to the Garden Grove Clock Tower, Village Green Park is a charming spot in the heart of the city. With its picturesque gazebo, lush landscaping, and multiple events throughout the year, this park is a great place to gather with friends and family.

Garden Grove, California, is a city brimming with charm, offering a wide range of activities, attractions, and dining options for all ages. From the whimsical Atlantis Play Center to the delectable Brodard Restaurant, there are countless reasons to call Garden Grove home. So, come and experience the warmth and beauty of this welcoming community and create memories that will last a lifetime.

In Garden Grove, Brookhurst Place plans are finally taking shape

In Garden Grove, the city’s largest mixed residential and commercial mixed-use development is finally taking shape.Plans to turn the Brookhurst Triangle — a prime plot of land bound by Garden Grove Boulevard, Brookhurst Street and Brookhurst Way that has sat empty for more than three decades — into a city landmark ...

In Garden Grove, the city’s largest mixed residential and commercial mixed-use development is finally taking shape.

Plans to turn the Brookhurst Triangle — a prime plot of land bound by Garden Grove Boulevard, Brookhurst Street and Brookhurst Way that has sat empty for more than three decades — into a city landmark began in the early 2000s.

Following the completion of the first phase of the Brookhurst Place project in 2018, the city and the developer Kam Sang Company came together to break ground on the next phase on Tuesday, June 6.

Brookhurst Place, a 14-acre project, is situated in the heart of Orange County Koreatown. And when completed, it will include 700 residential units, a 1-acre public park, a 1-acre urban trail, up to 200,000 square feet of commercial and retail space and a 100-key hotel.

Phase I of the development added 180 rental apartment units in what is called Building 1. And Phase II construction will begin with a 112-unit, six-level apartment building — aptly named Building 2 — with two levels for parking and four levels for residential units, said Monica Covarrubias, Garden Grove’s senior project manager.

“We don’t have an exact timeline,” said Covarrubias. “There’s still a lot of supply and demand delays due to COVID even though we technically are already out of the pandemic.”

Construction projects like this, she said, typically take 24 months, but it will be dependent on the availability of supply materials.

The proposed budget for this second phase is $42 million, Covarrubias said, with developer Kam Sang Company footing the bill.

Garden Grove city council person Cindy Tran, left, and CEO of Kam Sang Company Ronnie Lam take a selfie during the groundbreaking ceremony for Phase II of Brookhurst Place, Garden Grove’s largest residential and commercial mixed-use development in Garden Grove on Tuesday, June 6, 2023. (Sam Gangwer, Contributing Photographer)

This next phase of development will also include Buildings 3 and 4 which will add 350 apartment homes, of which 60 will be affordable housing units, and 58 for-sale condominiums.

Given that the development is situated in Orange County Koreatown, where Orange County’s Korean Americans have found community since the 1970s, the developers of the Brookhurst Place community are “aware and they are very much in tune to the fact that it is in the Koreatown district,” said Covarrubias.

Kam Sang Company is considering paying homage to the Korean American community in the development, Covarrubias said.

The $42 million project will support Garden Grove in many ways, she said. Construction plus the opening of retail businesses as well as the hotel will create jobs for local residents.

“It also increases the opportunity for tourism to our city,” Covarrubias said.

“We are delighted to have the unwavering backing of the city of Garden Grove as we enter Phase II of this development,” said Ronnie Lam, president and chief executive officer of Kam Sang Company. “Their continued support not only reinforces our vision but also strengthens the project’s potential to create significant impact in terms of housing availability and economic development.”

Plans for the Brookhurst Place mixed-use development began in the early 2000s when it was deemed redevelopment property, according to the city’s website.

Kam Sang Company entered the picture in 2010, following its development of the Sheraton Garden Grove. And along the way, residents have protested the plans, saying it was not in their best interest.

In 2014, the City’s Planning Commission finally approved Kam Sang Company’s development plans, and in 2015, the state gave its approval to begin construction.


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