Blue Lagoon building apartments for staff

The Blue Lagoon

The Blue Lagoon Photo: Iceland Monitor/Rax / Ragnar Axelsson

Iceland Monitor reported recently that IKEA in Iceland is building apartments for their staff to secure them housing, as the Icelandic housing market is difficult and prices have skyrocketed over the last year.

Well they aren’t the only ones.

The Blue Lagoon is Iceland’s most popular bathing area, with luxury spa, and a fine dining restaurant. They are going the same way as IKEA, building an apartment building in Grindavík, a small town close to the lagoon. The apartments will be 70-90 m2 and 24 in total, built to secure housing for the staff.

The Blue Lagoon’s actions are driven by the same idea as IKEA’s, treat the staff well and you’ll have the best staff.

Grindavík

Grindavík Photo: Iceland Monitor/Sigurður Bogi Sævarsson

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