IKEA prepares for Denver-area opening

IKEA's Denver-area store will open in Centennial, Colo., on July 27.

IKEA Centennial is the Swedish company’s first store and restaurant destination in Colorado, 38th in the United States, and 324th worldwide. The 415,000-sq.-ft. IKEA Centennial is located on 13.5 acres along the western side of Interstate 25, north of the Park Meadows area, accessible via the County Line Road exit. 

Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper, Centennial Mayor Cathy Noon and IKEA U.S. president Mike Ward will join IKEA Centennial store manager Kelly Frieze in the official opening of the new store.