St. Louis IKEA store announces official grand opening date - KMOV.com

St. Louis IKEA store announces official grand opening date

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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) – Homeowners in the St. Louis area can start counting down until a new IKEA store officially opens their doors on September 30.

The new IKEA store, which will be located on Vandeventer Avenue and Forest Park Avenue, near Saint Louis University, will be the first IKEA store in Missouri and the 41st store to be opened in the United States.

The Swedish addition to the St. Louis economy will sit on 21 acres and be 380,000 square-feet. The store will also have 1,300 parking spaces.

The store will also be equipped with Missouri's largest solar roof array.

Aside from thousands of different designs of furniture and products for the home, IKEA will employee 300 people, in addition to the 500 employed from the construction.


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