Fans Camp Out For Miami IKEA’s Grand Opening

#FloridaMan goes camping. :/

CBS Miami

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Using to tents for shade from the sun and resting on air mattresses and sleeping bags, fans of the Scandinavian furniture and home furnishings retailer IKEA are camping outside the newest South Florida store to be some of the first inside when it opens on Wednesday.

The 416,000 square-foot IKEA Miami, with its nearly 1,500 parking spaces, is located is just west of the Dolphin Mall, at the intersection of the Dolphin Expressway (SR 836) and Florida’s Turnpike.  The is the company’s second store in South Florida, their other one is in Sunrise off I-595.

The new store will feature 10,000 exclusively designed items, 44 inspirational room-settings, three model home interiors, a supervised children’s play area and a 600-seat restaurant, according to a statement from the company. Other family friendly features include a ‘Children’s IKEA’ area in the Showroom, baby care rooms, play areas throughout the store…

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