West Chester Ikea Announces Opening Date

(WEST CHESTER, OH) -- IKEA has announced that it's West Chester store will open on March 12 at 9 a.m.

The store will be the Swedish company's first store and restaurant destination in Ohio, sixth in the Midwest and 34th in the United States.

IKEA West Chester will present 10,000 exclusively designed items, 48 room settings, 3 model home interiors, a supervised children's play area and a 350-seat restaurant serving Swedish specialties and American dishes.

The 344,000-square-foot store is located on 28 acres along Interstate-75 at the southeastern corner of Allen and Mulhauser roads, south of the Union Center Boulevard exit.

The store will employ about 400 people.