IKEA breaks ground on Norfolk store
IKEA broke ground on its newest store in Norfolk on Friday.
The store, which is the second IKEA in Virginia, is expected to open in spring 2019.
The 331,000-square-foot IKEA Norfolk will be built on 19 acres at the northwestern corner of Interstate 64 and Northampton Boulevard.
Linkous Construction Co. will manage construction.
The store will include 10,000 exclusively designed items, 50 rooms, three model home interiors, a supervised children’s play area and a 450-seat restaurant serving traditional Swedish and American fare.