Ikea Distribution Center
Completion date: 2019
Building area: 1,200,000 sq.ft.
IKEA is a Swedish multinational that designs and sells ready-to-assemble furniture, kitchens appliances as well as home decor accessories. The home furnishings retailer operates 13 locations across Canada. The Beauharnois distribution center will supply Quebec and Ontario provinces.
This construction project currently underway consists in building a new IKEA distribution centre in Beauharnois, Quebec. The building will include a one-storey warehouse distribution centre which will be divided into a 3-compartment warehouse (Buildings 1, 2 and 3) separated by firewalls, and a one-storey office space with employee amenity areas.
The 65-foot high Building 1 will house conventional racking storage; Building 2 will be a 118-foot high automated storage bay, and the 43-foot high Building 3 will house conventional racking storage. The one-storey office space will house the administration offices, a kitchen, a cafeteria, a workout room and men's and women's locker rooms and washrooms.
It is estimated that the new building will have a 1.2M sq.ft. footprint.This large-scale project is expected to be delivered in late 2019.