IKEA proposes major Richmond store expansion

ikeaIKEA is considering growing its retail operations in Metro Vancouver by significantly expanding its Richmond store. The Richmond location is unionized and has approximately 276 local 213 members.

The company recently submitted a development permit application to the municipal government to seamless perform a major building expansion of the existing building at 3320 Jacombs Road.

This would be a southward expansion by developing the large vacant grass field — not a northward expansion replacing the store’s surface parking. The undeveloped site was reserved for a future expansion as part of the Richmond store’s complete redevelopment more than a decade ago.

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