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SUNRISE, FL-Swedish retailer Ikea has begun construction on itsfirst storein Florida. The 293,000-sf store is rising at the northwest cornerof Interstate 595/State Road 84 and NW 136th Avenue.

The 20-acre store site is located in the planned 25-acre Gatewayat Sawgrass shopping center planned by Fort Lauderdale-based StilesCorp. In addition to the store, Ikea is building a two-levelparking deck with capacity for 1,100 vehicles. The store isexpected to open in summer 2007.

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