Commercial: IKEA Retail Center and Warehouse Addition, Elizabeth, New Jersey

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Project Type:

Commercial, Retail, Warehouse, Restaurant, Parking, Planning

Owner: IKEA of North America, Inc.

Services Provided: Programming, Site Evaluation/Selection, Architecture, Interiors, Furniture Selection, Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Plumbing Engineering, Fire Protection Engineering

Construction Cost: $25,250,000

Project Size: 80,000 S.F.


HACBM provided complete A/E design and construction administration services for the development at the Elizabeth Center. The project includes the development of 60,000 sf of retail and warehouse spaces; a 300-room hotel, conference, and entertainment complex; and a 2,000 space parking garage on an 8 acres parcel. In addition, a development of a four-acre site, to include an 89-room hotel, a 5,000 sf restaurant, two fast-food stores, and a gasoline service station on another parcel. This project was later redeveloped with a construction of 80,000 SF of additional showroom and warehouse space.

HACBM provided the engineering services including renovation of the engineered system, structural rehabilitation of the existing buildings with analysis of existing proprietary truss system, remediation methods, and modifications to the site layout, and drainage system.