Letters are up on west side of store.
The letters went up Friday on the west side of the Jacksonville Ikea.
The home furnishings retailer is working toward a fall opening at 7801 Gate Parkway near Interstate 295.
The 290,000-square-foot store will feature nearly 10,000 exclusively designed items, 50 room settings, three model-home interiors, a supervised children’s play area, and a 325-seat restaurant serving Swedish specialties and American dishes.
Ikea, which announced plans for its 250-job Jacksonville store Oct. 6, is taking applications for more than 200 full- and part-time jobs.
Ikea said it offers benefits that include full medical and dental insurance to employees working 20 hours or more per week
Ikea operates more than 390 stores in 48 countries, including 44 in the U.S.