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.

June 28 2016
Press releases

Outlets of Little Rock Announces Tax Free Weekend Celebration

LITTLE ROCK, AR (July 28, 2016) – Arkansas Tax Free weekend is August 6 - 7 and Outlets of Little Rock, Arkansas’ only outlet shopping center, has announced a special Tax Free Weekend Celebration. On Saturday, August 6th from 10am - 4pm, shoppers can enjoy music, giveaways, along with visiting booths of area partners such as Little Rock Family Magazine and Big Rock Fun Park. The center will also be giving out 200 Outlets of Little Rock “swag” bags in the food pavilion beginning at 10am. (First come, first serve while supplies last.)  Arkansas’ hit music station, Alice 107.7 will be broadcas

June 14 2016
In the news

Local youth boating initiatives get kids on the water


As the average age of new boat buyers continues to rise, the industry needs to focus efforts on bringing young people into the boating lifestyle. Most people in the industry agree the best way to encourage an adult to buy a boat in her or her lifetime is to give them a positive experience on the water as a child.

June 7 2016
Press releases

Full Swing Construction Begins at Outlets of Des Moines

(June 7, 2016 – Boston, MA) New England Development announced today that construction work will be in full swing this month on the Outlets of Des Moines property in Altoona, Iowa. Opening in October 2017, Outlets of Des Moines will feature some of the best brand names in retail. The 300,000 sf outlet center will be located at 801 Bass Pro Drive NW at the intersection of I-80 and US-65, an established destination for entertainment and shopping.  

June 7 2016
Press releases

Dyno Records Celebrates 40th Anniversary in 2016

NEWBURYPORT, MA (June 2016) – Dyno Records sells records (both new and vintage vinyl albums and singles), CDs, musical accessories, turntables and other musical items.  The store is located at 1 Middle Street in Newburyport.  The Newburyport shop has mostly remained the same throughout the years, and today even features the original record bins from the opening four decades ago.

May 17 2016
Press releases

MarketPlace PHL Flies for Families in Annual Plane Pull

PHILADELPHIA – May 17, 2016 – Team members from MarketPlace PHL came together for the eighth annual Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House (PRMH) Plane Pull event. The team raised a total of $2,854 for the PRMH.

The Plane Pull is a tug-of-war event in which teams attempt to pull a plane over a designated distance in the shortest amount of time. The event was held on Atlantic Aviation’s tarmac, and all the funds raised for PRMH benefit local families in need.

May 6 2016
Press releases

Starbucks to Open at Outlets of Little Rock

LITTLE ROCK, AR (May 6, 2016) – Outlets of Little Rock, Arkansas’ only outlet shopping center, has announced the Saturday, May 7, 2016 opening of Starbucks at 9 AM. Teresa Hendrix, General Manager of the center states, “Starbucks is a welcome refreshment option for busy shoppers and complements our present food and beverage offerings perfectly.” 

The Starbucks Story

May 3 2016
Press releases

Palm Beach Outlets Hosts Safe Kids Day

Who: Palm Beach Outlets hosts Safe Kids Day

What: Safe Kids Day is a day to celebrate kids and take action to keep them safe. During this event, the first 500 children will receive free bicycle helmets. The event also will feature a bicycle rodeo; helmet fitting; fun, interactive games providing safety tips; car seat checks; safety demonstrations by vendors; and more.

April 27 2016
Press releases

Asheville Outlets Celebrates First Anniversary

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (April 27, 2016) – In celebration of the first anniversary, Asheville Outlets will host two days of family-fun activities, entertainment and shopping. The celebration will begin on Saturday, April 30th from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. with Community Day and the ABCCM Truck & Tractor Show.  Then on Sunday May 1st from noon – 3:00 p.m., kids of all ages will enjoy Kids Day. 

April 25 2016
Press releases

Retailers and Restaurateurs Invited to Launch Their Business at PHL

PHILADELPHIA – April 25, 2016 – A leasing outreach forum hosted by MarketPlace PHL, LLC, and the City of Philadelphia’s Division of Aviation will take place on Thursday, May 5 at 9:30 a.m. at the Airport Marriott. At the event, local, regional and national retailers, quick service food operators and restaurateurs will learn about the new business opportunities available in the robust concessions program at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL).

April 7 2016
Press releases

Outlets of Little Rock Announces May 2016 Opening of Starbucks and Converse Factory Store

LITTLE ROCK, AR (April 7, 2016) – Outlets of Little Rock, Arkansas’ only outlet shopping center, has announced the May  2016 opening of two new stores – Starbucks and Converse Factory Store.  “We are delighted to announce both the opening of Starbucks and Converse Factory Store at Outlets of Little Rock,” explains Teresa Hendrix, General Manager, “Starbucks is always a welcome refreshment option for busy shoppers and complements our present food and beverage offerings perfectly.  Converse Factory Store adds to our amazing selection of athletic shoe stores with its exceptional men’s, women’s

April 6 2016
Press releases

CambridgeSide to Host Two Day Denim Pop Up Shop to Benefit Non Profit Dress for Success Boston

CAMBRIDGE, MA (April 6, 2016) – CambridgeSide will host a special Denim Pop Up Shop to benefit Dress for Success Boston this Friday, April 8 and Saturday, April 9, 2016. The Denim Event will be presented by Creating Leaders In Movement Boston (CLIMB). CLIMB is a professional women's group located in Boston supporting the non-profit Dress For Success Boston.


April 4 2016
Press releases

Outlets of Little Rock Announces Mustang Car Show

LITTLE ROCK, AR (April 4, 2016) – Outlets of Little Rock, Arkansas’ only outlet shopping center, has announced a special Mustang Car Show on Sunday, April 17, 2016 from 2pm to 5pm at the center.  The Mustang Car Show will celebrate the 52nd Anniversary of the Ford Mustang, featuring some of the most beautiful new and vintage Mustangs from across the state.  Sponsored in collaboration with Central Arkansas Mustangers, the event is complimentary and open to the public.

About Outlets of Little Rock

March 31 2016
Press releases

Asheville Outlets Announces Kirkland’s Grand Opening

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (March 31, 2016) – National specialty retailer Kirkland’s, Inc., will host a grand opening on Saturday, April 2nd, at the new Asheville Outlets store. The new Asheville store, which will employ approximately 25 people, is one of 377 Kirkland’s stores throughout the country and the second in the Asheville area. Kirkland’s offers its customers an extensive selection of decorative items, gifts and seasonal merchandise.

March 29 2016
In the news

A Build-Your-Own Artisanal Pizza Shop Comes to Cambridge This Spring

Alex E. Weaver - Lifestyle Editor

3/28/16 @10:03am in Lifestyle

A popular LA-based build-your-own pizza shop is opening a location in Cambridge this spring.

PizzaRev, which began in California and has locations in Colorado, Nevada, New York, Ohio and Tennessee, announced Monday it will open a spot in the CambridgeSide Galleria food court.

"The company," according to a release, "selected the location based on its diverse customers including students, area workers, tourists and residents."

March 28 2016
In the news

RH to Open at Asheville Outlets

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (March 21, 2016) – Asheville Outlets will soon be home to the region’s first RH (Restoration Hardware) Outlet. The new store from the luxury home furnishings leader will be located in the western wing of Asheville Outlets.

“RH is an inspiring, highly admired brand and we know it will be an incredibly well-received addition to all the other established retailers at Asheville Outlets,” said Sharon Morgan, General Manager, Asheville Outlets.

March 25 2016
In the news

In the pink: D.C. airports prepare for Cherry Blossom Festival crowds

Harriet Baskas, Special for USA TODAY 11:01 a.m. EDT March 25, 2016

It’s cherry blossom season in Washington, D.C., and, after two revisions, the U.S. National Park Service now predicts that the peak bloom dates for the Yoshino cherry trees in the nation’s capital will be March 22-24.