Crews broke ground for the new location in September 2015. Wednesday Feb. BURBANK, Calif. The new store will require 150 additional staff members and will have 1,700 parking spaces available.Though the décor will remain consistent with other Ikea locations, the new store will have 50 room settings, compared to 17 room settings in the old store, according to store manager Jeff O’Shaughnessy.Hungry? 8.O’Shaughnessy said the first 26 in line will receive a free leather sofa, the next 100 in line will receive a free chair and children will receive a free cushion.The new store is located about a mile south of the current Ikea in Burbank, which will close for good on Saturday. (KABC) — The biggest Ikea in the United States is opening next week. It is set to be converted into an apartment complex. The new store officially opens its doors 9 a.m. Take a sneak peek at the brand new store in Burbank.The new Ikea takes up 456,000 square feet, which is nearly twice the size of the old location. The restaurant at the new Ikea will have 600 seats, O’Shaughnessy said.