IKEA, the Swedish home furniture company, has opened a store in Bayamón, Puerto Rico. This is the first IKEA store in Puerto Rico. The IKEA Bayamón store is at the site of the former Ferreterías Massó store on Highway 2 in the Hato Tejas sector. The IKEA Bayamón showroom is 3,000 square feet.
There was a lot anticipation in Puerto Rico when speculations about IKEA coming to Puerto Rico, but no official confirmation, made the news last year. Puerto Ricans living in the mainland, who would have to ship IKEA items to relatives in Puerto Rico, have been looking forward to this day.
IKEA has already opened a 62,000 square foot warehouse in Carolina and
activated the online shopping portal for Puerto Rico. IKEA plans to open a total of seven stores in Puerto Rico.