Construction is now underway for a new Merriam, Kan. IKEA location. With the erection of the steel structure underway, the building is slated for completion in fall of 2014.
“It is exciting to see the steel frame of an IKEA store take shape," said Mike Ward, IKEA U.S. president. "So we are very pleased that the construction progress keeps us on track to open our Kansas City-area store next fall. We know that IKEA Merriam will meet the home furnishings needs of customers throughout Kansas, Missouri and beyond who have not had an IKEA store close enough to them to allow for more frequent visits. We are glad construction is going smoothly on our plans to bring IKEA to the heartland of America.”
The Kansas City-area store will measure 359,000 sq. ft. on an 18.4-acre lot along the eastern side of I-35 and Johnson Drive.
Customers can expect to find approximately 10,000 products within its confines, as well as 50 room-