News

Noteworthy news about New England Development and our diverse portfolio of properties
Media coverage of New England Development’s many projects keeps retailers, partners, communities, and customers informed of NED’s accomplishments, accolades, and community activities.

News organizations across the country are sharing the excitement of New England Development's new projects, new retailers, and new shopping and dining opportunities.  Articles in the Palm Beach Post and Sun Sentinel announce store openings and concerts at Palm Beach Outlets, readers of the Washington Post learn about the exciting new shops and restaurants arriving at Ronald Reagan National Airport and Washington Dulles International Airport, and devotees of Travel + Leisure and Condé Nast Traveler hear regularly of Nantucket Island Resorts’ many awards and accolades.

This is but a small sampling of the news coverage garnered by New England Development and our family of companies. A curated selection, below, provides a glimpse into articles and television coverage being published about our projects, people, and partnerships.

September 27 2017
Press releases

University Station in Westwood, MA Announces Courtyard® by Marriott Grand Opening

WESTWOOD, MA (September 2017) – University Station in Westwood, MA (www.shopuniversitystation.com) is pleased to announce the October 2017 opening of Courtyard® by Marriott® in Westwood, MA. The new Courtyard® by Marriott® will open its doors in mid-October and will be a welcome addition to the area with its close proximity to the MBTA/Amtrak station as well as its central location at University Station featuring top dining, recreation and shopping for hotel guests.

September 27 2017
Press releases

From Halloween to Christmas, Palm Beach Outlets adds holiday options

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — The spookiest time of the year is just around the corner followed by holidays known for making the shopping season one of the busiest. Palm Beach Outlets is prepared to deliver on all counts, starting with the addition of Mr. Jack O’ Lanterns Pumpkins’ family owned pumpkin patch on October 7. Its goal is to create an unparalleled family experience.

September 27 2017
Press releases

Imagination Movers LIVE Oct. 22 at Outlets of Des Moines

Des Moines, IA (Sept. 27, 2017) – The high-energy, interactive Imagination Movers will perform live on Sunday, Oct. 22th at 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. as part of the Grand Opening celebration for Outlets of Des Moines. The Emmy-winning Imagination Movers is a rock band for families and have been seen worldwide on the Disney Junior Channel. 

September 26 2017
Press releases

Asheville Outlets Presents Columbus Day Weekend of Entertainment

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (September 2017) – Asheville Outlets presents a Columbus Day weekend of exciting entertainment  featuring three free events . Always a crowd favorite, the third annual Ingles and iHeart Radio - Ultimate Air Dogs (UAD) competition will be held October 6 – 8. In addition, Community Day will be October 7 and Critter Magazine Pet Fest & Cover Dog Competition, October 8.

Ingles Ultimate Air Dogs Competition, Friday – Sunday, October 6 - 8

September 25 2017
Press releases

MarketPlace PHL Celebrates Seventh Annual Restaurant Week

PHILADELPHIA — Sept. 25, 2017 — Come enjoy delicious seafood, juicy burgers, crisp salads and more as part of Philadelphia International Airport’s (PHL) seventh annual Restaurant Week. From Oct. 21-27, eateries throughout the airport will offer prix fixed menus to the 84,000 travelers who pass through the airport each day.

September 19 2017
Press releases

MarketPlace PHL Raises Money for Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House

PHILADELPHIA — Sept. 19, 2017 — MarketPlace PHL team members and representatives from several merchants in the Philadelphia International Airport came together on Sunday, Sept. 10 for the ninth annual Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House (PRMH) Plane Pull event. The MarketPlace PHL team raised a total of $3,470 to support the PRMH.

The Plane Pull event features teams from around the city competing against each other to determine which team can pull a plane the fastest over a predetermined distance. This year’s event was held on Atlantic Aviation’s tarmac.

September 19 2017
Press releases

Outlets of Des Moines to Host Charity Preview Night Event Oct. 19

DES MOINES, IA (Sept. 19, 2017) – Outlets of Des Moines will host a sneak peek shopping night October 19th, the night before its Grand Opening. The “Open Doors. Open Hearts.” Charity Preview Night will provide guests an exclusive first look at the new, open-air outlet center with an evening of shopping, savings, prize giveaways, entertainment, food samplings and more.

September 14 2017
Press releases

Asheville Outlets Hosts Flea for Y'all

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (September 2017) – Asheville Outlets will team up with OpenDoors of Asheville to host Flea for Y’all the last Sunday of each month through October 2017. The Flea takes over the tree-lined lot next to Field & Stream. The next Asheville Outlets Flea for Y’all will be held on Sunday, September 24, 2017 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

September 12 2017
Press releases

Chestnut Hill Square Presents Studios Without Walls Everything You Can Imagine is Real

CHESTNUT HILL, MA (September 2017) – Chestnut Hill Square will host the Studios Without Walls Everything You Can Imagine is Real art installation from September 15 – October 15 at the center. Studios Without Walls is a Brookline-based collaborative group of sculptors and conceptual artists who produce exhibitions of art in outdoor and public settings.

September 11 2017
Press releases

Asheville Outlets Offers Free Shuttle Service to/from North Carolina Mountain State Fair

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (September 2017) – Asheville Outlets will run a FREE shuttle service to and from Asheville Outlets to the North Carolina Mountain State Fair at the WNC Agricultural Center. The shuttle will be available Friday, September 8 through Saturday, September 16, 2017, 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. each day (excluding Sunday, September 10 & Monday, September 11). Visit Asheville Outlets at the Fair on Friday, September 15. Fair-goers can register to win merchandise and gift cards from Asheville Outlets and pick-up a FREE coupon book.

September 6 2017
Press releases

MarketPlace PHL announces Chickie's & Pete's and Stellar News Named as Restaurant and Retailer of the Quarter

PHILADELPHIA — Sept. 6, 2017 — MarketPlace PHL, the private partner with the City of Philadelphia in the management of the food and retail programs throughout Philadelphia International Airport (PHL), announced Chickie’s & Pete’s, located in Concourse A-West, and Stellar News, located in Concourse F, as the Restaurant and Retailer of the Fourth Quarter.

August 29 2017
Press releases

Westgate Mall Announces Opening of Xfinity Store by Comcast, Brockton, MA

BROCKTON, MA (August 2017) – Westgate Mall in Brockton, MA has announced the recent opening of XFINITY Store by Comcast; XFINITY is one in a series of new announcements for the mall. XFINITY will join Staples and Chipotle also coming online later this fall.

August 28 2017
Press releases

Outlets of Des Moines to host Job Fair September 6

Altoona, Iowa (August 28, 2017) - Outlets of Des Moines will be hosting a job fair to begin the process of filling hundreds of full- and part-time positions for many of the brand-name retail stores coming to the shopping destination. The fair will take place from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 6 at the Prairie Meadows Event Center, located at 1 Prairie Meadows Drive Altoona, IA 50009.

August 25 2017
Press releases

Outlets of Des Moines Reveals More Retailers

Altoona, Iowa (August 25, 2017) – Outlets of Des Moines revealed additional stores and a chance to win a $1,000 Outlets of Des Moines shopping spree. Shoppers will have the opportunity to enter the “Beat the Heat. Fall into Savings.” sweepstakes at www.facebook.com/OutletsofDesMoines through September 21, 2017.

 

Stores announced today include:

Vera Bradley 

Under Armour

Famous Footwear

Levi's Outlet Store

GNC

Auntie Anne's Pretzels

 

August 24 2017
Press releases

Outlets of Des Moines Reveals Next Round of Retailers

Des Moines, Iowa (August 24, 2017) – Outlets of Des Moines revealed the next round of stores today along with a chance to win a $1,000 Outlets of Des Moines shopping spree for the highly-anticipated outlet center that will open on October 20.  Through Friday, August 25, stores will be announced daily during a “Beat the Heat. Fall into Savings.” sweepstakes hosted via Outlets of Des Moines Facebook page.

Stores announced today include:

August 23 2017
Press releases

Outlets of Des Moines Reveals Next Round of Retailers

Des Moines, Iowa (August 23, 2017) – Outlets of Des Moines revealed the next round of stores today along with a chance to win a $1,000 Outlets of Des Moines shopping spree for the highly-anticipated outlet center that will open on October 20.  Through Friday, August 25, stores will be announced daily during a “Beat the Heat. Fall into Savings.” sweepstakes hosted via Outlets of Des Moines Facebook page.

Stores announced today include:

August 22 2017
In the news

Charleys Philly Steaks sandwich shop will open this fall in the Outlets of Des Moines.

Patt Johnson, The Des Moines Register  Aug. 22, 2017        

Charleys Philly Steaks sandwich shop will open this fall in the Outlets of Des Moines.

Developer New England Development said Tuesday that the fast food chain would be one of three food pavilions at the outlet center in Altoona, which is set to open Oct. 20

Charleys, a Columbus, Ohio-based chain, also has a walk-up restaurant in Jordan Creek Town Center mall's food court in West Des Moines.

August 22 2017
Press releases

Outlets of Des Moines Reveals Next Round of Retailers

Des Moines, Iowa (August 22, 2017) – Outlets of Des Moines revealed the next round of stores today along with a chance to win a $1,000 Outlets of Des Moines shopping spree for the highly-anticipated outlet center that will open on October 20.  Through Friday, August 25, stores will be announced daily during a “Beat the Heat. Fall into Savings.” sweepstakes hosted via Outlets of Des Moines Facebook page.

Stores announced today include:

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