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 25 2018
Press releases

Westgate Mall to Host Brews & Bites Food Truck Festival

BROCKTON, MASSACHUSETTS (September 2018) – Westgate Mall is pleased to present Brews & Bites Food Truck Festival on Saturday, October 6th from 12 noon to 5:00 p.m. at the center. There is no admission charge to attend; craft beer and hard cider will also be available for purchase.

September 20 2018
Press releases

Westgate Mall Announces September 2018 Openings of Planet Fitness and Burlington

BROCKTON, MASSACHUSETTS (September 2018) – Westgate Mall has announced the September openings of two new tenants, Planet Fitness, one of the largest and fastest-growing franchisors and operators of fitness centers in the U.S., and Burlington (formerly known as Burlington Coat Factory). Burlington Stores, a leading national off-price retailer, will open a new 43,000 square foot store bringing approximately 50-100 new jobs to the community.

September 13 2018
Press releases

Serena & Lily and Lunette Optic to Open at Chestnut Hill Square

(Boston, MA) New England Development announced today that two new stores, Serena & Lily and Lunette Optic, will open at Chestnut Hill Square, an exciting lifestyle destination on Route 9 in Chestnut Hill, MA, early next year.

September 12 2018
Press releases

University Station Announces Opening of Panda Express

WESTWOOD, MASSACHUSETTS (September 2018) – University Station in Westwood, MA has announced the opening of Panda Express, America’s favorite Chinese kitchen. Panda Express prepares American Chinese cuisine full of bold flavors, fresh from the wok. The menu includes items such as Panda’s Original Orange Chicken, Broccoli Beef, Honey Walnut Shrimp and limited time offerings. Panda Express also delivers a delicious better-for-you WokSmart™ menu with lighter menu options. Eating well at Panda has never been easier.

September 12 2018
Press releases

5th Annual Pop-Up Shop Benefiting Women and Children First

LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS (September 2018) – Women and Children First (WCF) will host their 5th Annual Pop-Up Shop at Outlets of Little Rock. The event will be held on Thursday, September 13th from 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. ($35 ticket); Friday, September 14th from 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. ($5 admission); and Saturday, September 15th from 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. ($5 admission).

September 11 2018
Press releases

Chestnut Hill Square Presents Beyond Boundaries Free Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit

CHESTNUT HILL, MA (September 2018) – Chestnut Hill Square invites you to Beyond Boundaries, an exciting exhibition of outdoor sculpture. This outdoor art installation, produced by Studios Without Walls, will be on display from September 13 - October 24, 2018 throughout 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 7 2018
Press releases

CambridgeSide Announces Opening of Zing Bowl

CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS (September 2018) – CambridgeSide (CambridgeSide.com)

has announced the opening of Zing Bowl, a new and unique option for those who want to enjoy a fast, healthy and tasty meal. Located near the food court in an innovative kiosk, Zing Bowl offers Brazilian fare featuring high-energy foods, which are freshly prepared and quickly served. This is the first Zing Bowl stand-alone eatery; Zing Bowl favorites have developed a strong following over the past few years and can be found at farmers’ markets.

August 21 2018
Press releases

Outlets of Little Rock to Host the Little Rock School District (LRSD) Southwest Cluster Team’s Parent & Family Engagement Back-to-School Event

LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS (August 2018) – Outlets of Little Rock will host the Little Rock School District's Southwest Cluster Team’s Parent, Family & Community Engagement Back-to-School event on Saturday August 25, 2018 from 10 a.m. to noon. This special day is for the parents and families whose children attend the local public schools in southwest Little Rock. 

“Outlets of Little Rock is proud to partner with our local schools for this important day for students and their parents,” explains Kiki Mannear, Marketing Director for Outlets of Little Rock.

August 17 2018
Press releases

Caribou Coffee, Moe’s Southwest Grill and Burger King opening at Palm Beach Outlets this fall

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (Aug. 17, 2018) — Guests will soon have more food and beverage choices at Palm Beach Outlets, including Caribou Coffee, Moe’s Southwest Grill, and Burger King®. Caribou Coffee, which will be making its store debut in Florida, will be located next to Le Creuset, while Moe’s Southwest Grill and Burger King® will both be in the Food Pavilion. All three new eateries will open this fall.

August 17 2018
Press releases

Houseboats at Newburyport Launches New Floating Accomodations

Newburyport MA – August 17, 2018: Houseboats at Newburyport, specialists in floating accommodations that are a cross between hotel suites and small New England homes, have announced the launch of a third houseboat today just in time to finish the busy Indian summer season.

August 15 2018
Press releases

Newburyport Development Announces Opening of Wears Woody

NEWBURYPORT, MASSACHUSETTS (August 2018) - Newburyport Development has announced the opening of innovative retail pop-up Wears Woody located at 54R Merrimac Street in downtown Newburyport.  Founded in 2013, Wears Woody features the softest and best quality outdoor wear combined with a mobile retail concept. As farm-to-table has done for food and nutrition, Wears Woody is pioneering the "mill-to-market" movement for the apparel and retail industries. The concept is to provide locally sourced and produced goods which are made to order in smaller runs.

August 13 2018
Press releases

Asheville Outlets to Host Flea for Y'all, Sunday August 26th

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (August 2018) – The next Flea for Y’all at Asheville Outlets will be held on Sunday, August 26th from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The popular event features every genre of flea market treasures including jewelry, antiques, collectibles, indoor and outdoor furnishings, vintage posters and magazines, delicate tea cups, clothing, hand-made arts and crafts, garden items and so much more. The Flea offers something for every shopper.

August 13 2018
Press releases

Free Drive Electric Show at Asheville Outlets

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (August 2018) - For the fifth straight year, Blue Ridge EV Club, with support from Land of Sky Clean Vehicles Coalition and Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, will host the annual Drive Electric Show on September 9, 2018 from noon to 4 p.m. at Asheville Outlets. The show will include local EV (electric vehicle) drivers displaying the latest in electric vehicle technology; the show is complimentary and open to the public. Event rain date is September 16, 2018.

August 13 2018
Press releases

Ninth Annual Run + Ride at CambridgeSide Draws over 575 Area Kids

CAMBRIDGE, MA (August 2018) –The ninth annual Run + Ride was held at Canal Park at CambridgeSide (www.CambridgeSide.com) on Sunday, August 5, 2018. The free kids-only duathlon featured biking and running around CambridgeSide. City of Cambridge, Mayor Marc McGovern provided opening remarks for the event that drew over 575 children.

August 1 2018
In the news

Boston Public Market will establish a presence at Logan Airport

Janelle Nanos | August 01, 2018

After three years overseeing the city’s first year-round, locally sourced food hall at 100 Hanover St. across from City Hall, the operators of the Boston Public Market planned to announce Wednesday that they will open a second outpost of the marketplace next spring in Boston’s Logan Airport. It’s one of more than a dozen new concessions being introduced to the travel hub — including Kelly’s Roast Beef, Santarpio’s Pizza, Sullivan’s Castle Island, and Saloniki Greek — in an effort to give the airport more regional flavor. 

July 30 2018
In the news

The Wauwinet: Best of Boston

If we asked you to close your eyes and imagine your ideal island hideaway, odds are you’d come up with a place a lot like the Wauwinet, where private beaches and sunny guest rooms boasting views of the ocean blue beckon. Grab a lounge chair on the waterfront lawn and soak up panoramas of passing sailboats, knowing that fresh hamachi crudo and cornmeal-crusted soft-shell crab—not to mention your choice of more than 1,450 wines—await inside Topper’s, the resort’s foodie-friendly dining room.

July 25 2018
Press releases

Outlets of Des Moines to hold several events to celebrate Altoona 150

Altoona, Iowa (July 25, 2018) - Outlets of Des Moines, an open-air lifestyle destination and the region’s first outlet center, will hold several events to help celebrate Altoona’s 150th birthday, the largest community celebration in Altoona history. The Altoona 150 birthday celebration is presented by the Altoona Area Historical Society and will recognize Altoona’s past, present, and future. 

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