CREEK - The trendy home furnishings retailer IKEA announced Thursday its
plans to seek approval to build a 295,000-square-foot store in Oak
approved by the Oak Creek city government, it would be the first
IKEA in Wisconsin. The plans call for the store to be built on 29
acres on the northwestern corner of Interstate 94 and Drexel
Avenue and would have about 1,200 parking spots.
Swedish retailerís closest stores are in Chicago-area IKEA
Bolingbrook and IKEA Schaumburg, and Twin Cities-area IKEA
Bloomington, Minn. The plans call for construction for the IKEA
Oak Creek to start in spring 2017 and for it to be opened to the
public in summer 2018.