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.

March 16 2017
Press releases

New Balance Factory Store opens today at Palm Beach Outlets

WEST PALM BEACH, FLA — Palm Beach Outlets welcomes the addition of the New Balance Factory Store at 10 a.m. today,Thurs., March 16. Shoppers are invited to celebrate the grand opening with 20 percent off their entire purchase. All customers in line when the doors open will receive a free gift. Details are available at the store.

March 8 2017
In the news

PHL Airport among best, cheapest for food

The Philadelphia International Airport has been elevating its food-and-beverage game, and it hasn't gone unnoticed. It's been named one of the best among the top trafficked U.S. airports as well as the best for cheap eats.

RewardExpert.com compiled nearly 75,000 restaurant reviews from the top 20 most trafficked U.S. airports, and gathered menu and pricing options to determine the best airport in terms of overall restaurant quality and variety, among others.

March 2 2017
In the news

H&M to Open Store in Outlets of Little Rock

ArkansasMatter.com  March 2, 2017

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - A new fashion store is moving into the Outlets of Little Rock later this year.

Global fashion retailer H&M made the announcement in a news release issued on Thursday.

H&M is described as "one of the world’s largest fashion retailers famous for offering fashion-forward apparel at affordable prices in a sustainable way."

The Outlets store space H&M will occupy measures about 20,000 square feet, and is set to open near the end of the year.

February 22 2017
Press releases

MarketPlace PHL adds to Leadership Team

PHILADELPHIA — Feb. 22, 2017 — Marketplace, the management company for the award-winning retail program at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL), is pleased to announce the addition of Dynise Espeleta as manager of marketing and customer service.

February 21 2017
Press releases

Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival to Come to Asheville Outlets

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (February 2017) – Asheville Outlets and Food Truck Festivals of America will team up to host the Asheville Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival on Saturday, November 11, 2017. The Festival will take place from 12 noon to 5 p.m. and will feature an array of gourmet food trucks and craft breweries. Additionally, a special VIP hour will be available at 11 a.m. For more information and to purchase advance tickets visit www.foodtruckfestivalsofamerica.com

February 21 2017
Press releases

Asheville Outlets to Host March of Dimes March 4, 2017

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (February 2017) – Asheville Outlets will host the March of Dimes 2017 March for Babies kick-off fundraising event, as well as, the first Miracle Models Fashion Show on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. Families and businesses throughout Western North Carolina are invited to attend and start raising funds for March for Babies. During the kick-off, participants will have the opportunity to meet the event chairs and the 2017 Ambassador Family. Guests can also pick up fundraising materials, and prepare for a successful March for Babies team.

February 16 2017
Press releases

First Round of Store Announcements from Outlets of Des Moines

DES MOINES, IOWA (February 17, 2017) – The much-anticipated first wave of store announcements from Outlets of Des Moines begins today. The region’s first outlet mall, being developed and owned by New England Development, will feature a broad selection of name-brand outlet stores when it opens October 20, 2017.

February 16 2017
Press releases

Asheville Outlets Teams up with 99.9 Kiss Country Cares for Kids

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (February 2017) – Eddie Foxx and Sharon Green of 99.9 KISS Country will host the 9th annual “KISS Country Cares for Kids” Radiothon to benefit Mission Children’s Hospital February 17 and 18, 2017 from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. live from the Asheville Outlets. Families of patients from Mission Children’s will participate in the Radiothon, as well as subject matter experts and leadership from Mission Health.

January 3 2017
Press releases

Newburyport Development Announces Opening of Brick & Ash

NEWBURYPORT, MA (December 2016) – Newburyport Development is pleased to announce the opening of Brick & Ash, the newest concept restaurant from John and Laura Wolfe, owners of The Poynt. Brick & Ash features traditional comfort food with a heavy barbecue influence; many dishes prepared in the restaurant’s authentic smoker under the guidance of Culinary Director Peter Hansen who is a six-time Iron Chef winner alongside Bobby Flay. The casual pub ambiance was designed by Taniya Nayak, who also brought her signature imprint to The Poynt located just steps away in downtown Newburyport.

December 22 2016
Press releases

Chestnut Hill Square to Hold Menorah Lighting Tuesday, December 27 at 5PM

CHESTNUT HILL, MA (December 2016) – Chestnut Hill Square (www.chestnuthillsquare.com) is pleased to invite the public to come and celebrate Hanukkah with a traditional Menorah Lighting on Tuesday, December 27 at 5pm. Chabad at Chestnut Hill will officiate the lighting. Beforehand at 4pm, Paper Source will host a dreidel making arts and crafts inside their store. An Ice Carver creating giant menorah beautifully carved out of ice and a DJ will be on hand. Refreshments will be served.

December 22 2016
Press releases

University Station in Westwood, MA to hold Menorah Lighting Wednesday, December 28 at 5:30PM

WESTWOOD, MA (December 2016) – University Station in Westwood, MA (www.shopuniversitystation.com) is pleased to invite the public to come and celebrate Hanukkah with a Menorah Lighting Wednesday, December 28 at 5:30pm. The Chabad Jewish Center of Needham will officiate. Immediately following the event, Michaels will host a dreidel making arts and crafts project for children 12 and under. Refreshments, courtesy of Wegmans will be served, in addition to music, dancing and “Chuckles” the clown entertainment on a unicycle!

December 22 2016
Press releases

CambridgeSide to Celebrate Chanukah with Lighting the Menorah Wednesday, December 28 at 4pm

CAMBRIDGE, MA (Holiday 2016) — CambridgeSide (www.shopcambridgeside.com) is pleased to invite the public to come and celebrate Chanukah with a traditional Menorah Lighting on Wednesday, December 28 at 4pm. Rabbi Eliana Jacobowitz will officiate the lighting on Level 2. Enjoy refreshments, music and entertainment for all ages. The afternoon activities are complimentary and open to the public.

December 15 2016
Press releases

Outlets of Little Rock Menorah Lighting Tuesday, December 27 at 6:30pm

LITTLE ROCK, AR (December 2016) – Outlets of Little Rock invites the public to come and celebrate Chanukah with a traditional Menorah Lighting Tuesday, December 27 at 6:30pm outside the Food Pavilion. The lighting of the menorah will be officiated by Rabbi Yosef Kramer of Lubavitch of Arkansas. The event is free and open to the public and will also feature music and refreshments.

December 7 2016
Press releases

CambridgeSide Hosts Gift Card Drive to Benefit the Families Affected by the Recent Cambridge Fire

CAMBRIDGE, MA (Holiday 2016) — CambridgeSide, (www.shopcambridgeside.com) will launch a gift card drive to benefit the families affected by the recent Cambridge Fire. Local residents, office workers, partners, businesses, stores and shoppers are encouraged to donate gift cards for necessities, dining, clothing, groceries, toys and other needed items. The gift card drive will launch today and run through Monday, December 19. Donations will be accepted at the Welcome Center on Level 2.

December 1 2016
Press releases

Retail Stores and Restaurants Participate in Annual Nantucket Christmas Stroll

NANTUCKET, MA (Holiday 2016) – Enchanting Nantucket annually presents one of New England's finest traditions -- Christmas Stroll weekend, part of the month-long celebration known as Nantucket Noel organized by the Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce. The 43rd Annual Christmas Stroll will be held December 2-4; the event features Santa arriving on his nautical sleigh with the help of the Coast Guard. Upon arrival, Santa will parade through Main Street to the Jared Coffin House, where he meets with children young and old.

December 1 2016
Press releases

Chestnut Hill Square Presents Holiday Stroll the Square

CHESTNUT HILL, MA (December 2016) – Chestnut Hill Square, (www.chestnuthillsquare.com) will host Holiday Stroll the Square on Saturday, December 3, 2016 from 11am to 2pm, a special day in the Square which will be complimentary and open to the public. Holiday Stroll the Square will feature holiday gift giving ideas, special offers, food sampling, giveaways, entertainment and more.

November 30 2016
Press releases

HVAC Units Take Flight at Outlets of Des Moines

DES MOINES, IOWA (November 30, 2016) – Outlets of Des Moines will be the site of some very exciting aerial activity this Saturday, December 3rd from 7:30am-4:30pm, as a helicopter places heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) units atop the nine buildings that make up the Des Moines area’s first outlet mall.

St. Louis Helicopter LLC will be putting into place 198 units, ranging in weight from 750 pounds to 1,400 pounds, at New England Development’s 300,000-square foot retail development under construction in Altoona.

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