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.

October 31 2014
Press releases

Retail options take off at LaGuardia Airport

(October 31, 2014) As LaGuardia Airport awaits modernization with terminal upgrades, improved transportation links and more efficient air-traffic control technology, its retail operation moves steadily forward. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Wednesday to celebrate the revitalization at Terminal B with the opening of a half dozen brand new shops and restaurants.

Airport retail developer MarketPlace Development implemented its first phase of an overall plan to upgrade retail options for travelers, 27 million of whom passed through LaGuardia Airport last year.

October 25 2014
Press releases

Halloween Happenings at CambridgeSide Galleria

Cambridge, MA (October 2014) – Kids can double their trick-or-treating fun this year at CambridgeSide Galleria.  On Thursday, October 30, 2014 from 4 to 6 p.m., kids are invited to visit the Happy Halloween Hideout on Level 3 to receive a FREE trick-or-treat bag and goodies (while supplies last).  This annual tradition promises a safe and fun-filled adventure for little ghosts and goblins (ages 12 and under) to trick-or-treat at participating stores.

October 24 2014
In the news

Urban Land Recognizes Winners of 40 Under 40 Competition

(October 24, 2014) Urban Land magazine, the flagship publication of the Urban Land Institute, has announced the winners of its first-ever 40 Under 40 competition, which recognizes the best and brightest young land use professionals from around the globe as determined by a jury of leading ULI members.

October 21 2014
In the news

New York LaGuardia Renovations Move Forward With New Upscale Shops

(Travel Agent Central - October 21, 2014) LaGuardia Airport's Terminal B has opened upscale new shops, restaurants and services, according to retail developer MarketPlace Development. The upgrades are part of an overall plan for the new terminal.

Located in the center of the terminal, Tumi, Lacoste and Eddie Bauer brands are part of the upgrades, as are new restaurant options. Passenger services have also been upgraded. The Centurion Lounge by American Express opened in late summer and offers services to Amex card holders.

October 20 2014
In the news

American Express Ups the Luxe Factor at LaGuardia

(New York Post - October 20, 2014) For years, airlines have tried to top one another with increasingly luxurious passenger lounges aimed at their most loyal customers. But now the premium lounge game is expanding to include other lifestyle categories — namely the credit card company American Express (AMEX).

October 17 2014
Press releases

Marinalife Names Nantucket Boat Basin “Best Transient Marina”

Nantucket Boat Basin was voted Marinalife’s “Best Transient Marina” by subscribers and boaters nationwide. The winners will appear in the magazine’s winter 2015 issue.

“We are honored to receive this award as it is a true testament of our commitment to providing guests an authentic experience. We are dedicated to continue offering exceptional guest service that is synonymous with Nantucket Island Resorts,” said Christina Martin, Assistant Director of Marina Operations at Nantucket Boat Basin.

October 15 2014
Press releases

Chiang Mai Thai Open at CambridgeSide Galleria

CAMBRIDGE, MA (October 2014) – Chiang Mai Thai is now open at CambridgeSide Galleria (www.shopcambridgeside.com) in the Food Court on Level 1.  Chiang Mai Thai offers fresh, flavorful cooked meals including traditional Thai favorites and newly created tempting menu items from mild to spicy. From Sesame Chicken to Pad Thai, Kee Mao to Sweet Thai Chile Chicken or Pineapple Fried Rice, the menu is colorful and delicious. All offered at affordable prices.

October 14 2014
Press releases

Philadelphia International Airport Hosts 4th Annual Restaurant Week

PHILADELPHIA — Oct. 14, 2014 — What do fajitas, cheesesteaks, penne and chicken marsala have in common? All are affordable, tasty entrees available during Philadelphia International Airport’s (PHL) fourth annual Restaurant Week, held Oct. 20-27.

PHL’s Restaurant Week will offer passengers the chance to enjoy pre-selected, three-course menus for $20 per person. (Some restrictions apply; see restaurant menus for details.) Participating restaurants include:

•         Cantina Laredo (Concourse E)

•         Chickie’s & Pete’s (Terminal A West, Concourses C, D & E)

October 9 2014
In the news

First phase of University Station to open in spring

(Canton Citizen - October 9, 2014) After experiencing numerous delays, protracted negotiations with local and state officials, and a major downsizing and revival under a new team of owners, the long-awaited University Station development in Westwood is now officially back on track with the first major retail phase slated for an opening sometime in the spring of 2015.

October 6 2014
Press releases

White House | Black Market Opens at Chestnut Hill Square

CHESTNUT HILL, MA (October 6, 2014) – Fashion boutique White House | Black Market has opened at Chestnut Hill Square (www.chestnuthillsquare.com).  White House | Black Market offers fashionable and sophisticated clothing and accessory items, from everyday basics, to wear-to-work, to elegant fashion, primarily in black and white and related shades with seasonal color splashes.

September 29 2014
Press releases

First ever L'Occitane Allows Passengers to Enjoy a "Oui" Bit of France

PHILADELPHIA — Sept. 29, 2014 — Passengers can now experience the French retail scene, without ever leaving Philadelphia. The grand opening of PHL’s first-ever L’OCCITANE en Provence took place yesterday in the B/C Connector. Representatives from MarketPlace Philadelphia Management, the Department of Aviation and L’OCCITANE celebrated the arrival of the French beauty boutique with a ribbon cutting ceremony.

September 27 2014
In the news

Marketplace at the Outlets Opens in Fall 2014

(USA Today - September 27, 2014) Since the Palm Beach Outlets opened earlier in 2014, the Palm Beach Lakes area of West Palm Beach has experienced a rebirth of sorts. People have flooded the area off I-95 exit 71 to explore the hundreds of shops the new outlet mall has to offer. The spender's mecca continues to offer further shopping options with the October opening of the 300,000-square-foot Marketplace at the Outlets.

September 27 2014
In the news

Marketplace at the Outlets Opens in Fall 2014

USA Today/10Best

By Kristopher Neild
Palm Beach / West Palm Beach Local Expert

September 27, 2014- Since the Palm Beach Outlets opened earlier in 2014, the Palm Beach Lakes area of West Palm Beach has experienced a rebirth of sorts. People have flooded the area off I-95 exit 71 to explore the hundreds of shops the new outlet mall has to offer. The spender's mecca continues to offer further shopping options with the October opening of the 300,000-square-foot Marketplace at the Outlets.

September 23 2014
In the news

TOPSHELF

(Washington Business Journal - September 23, 2014) The local restaurant offerings at Reagan National Airport are growing. "Top Chef" alum Mike Isabella will open another location of Kapnos Taverna there, joining several familiar D.C. area faces.

Local restaurant chain Lebanese Taverna will open in Concourse B, joining El Centro, the Mexican concept from Richard Sandoval. Cava Mezze Grill will round out the new local offerings with its fast-casual concept in Concourse B, the concessions manager for the airport, MarketPlace Development, said Tuesday.

September 23 2014
In the news

Philadelphia International Airport Awards Merchant of the Year

PHILADELPHIA — Sept. 23, 2014 — The Philadelphia Marketplace Food & Shops at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) congratulates Chickie’s and Pete’s in Terminal A West as the 2013-2014 “Merchant of the Year” award recipient. The announcement came during a casino-themed celebration for the annual EDGIE awards, held at the IATSE Ballroom.

September 12 2014
Press releases

Andrew Harper’s 2014 Readers’ Choice Awards Names The Wauwinet a Top U.S. Hideaway

The Wauwinet has been recognized in Andrew Harper’s 2014 Readers’ Choice Awards in the “Top 20 U.S. Hideaway” category of 50 rooms or less. The Wauwinet, Nantucket’s signature Relais & Châteaux property, was the only hotel on island to receive this award with an overall score of 96 (out of 100). The results were announced in the September 2014 issue.

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