Ikea fans in downtown Toronto, rejoice! Ikea Canada has announced the retailer’s first downtown store in Toronto.
Ikea Canada will open a smaller-format store in late 2021/early 2022 in the Yonge Area at 382 Yonge Street making it the fifth store location in the Greater Toronto Area. IKEA Toronto Downtown Store will be located at the base of the Aura building and will occupy 6,148 sq. m (66,175 sq ft) of the ground and second floor. This location was previously occupied by Bed, Bath and Beyond.
According to the news release, IKEA Toronto Downtown Store will include more than 2,000 IKEA products for purchase and immediate takeaway.
Ikea says no self-serve furniture will be available and larger furniture items will be on display for home delivery. The store will also offer a unique new food concept.
Ikea opened its first store in Toronto in 1977. All other 4 locations of Ikea in GTA (Burlington, Etobicoke, North York and Vaughan) – are large-format stores where all products including large furniture and appliances are available for immediate purchase and takeaway (pending availability).
IKEA Canada is part of Ingka Group which operates 374 IKEA stores in 30 countries, including 14 in Canada.
Ikea Canada Downtown Toronto Store
Opening: Late 2021/Early 2022
Location: 382 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M5B 1S9