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.

June 29 2017
Press releases

Free Family Fun - 8th Annual Run & Ride at CambridgeSide

CAMBRIDGE, MA (June - July 2017) – CambridgeSide presents the eighth annual Run & Ride at CambridgeSide, kids only duathlon with biking and running around CambridgeSide. This free event will be held on Sunday, July 23, 2017 with registration starting at 8:30 a.m. and an event start at 10:00 a.m.

June 26 2017
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Expanded vineyard vines Store on Nantucket now located along Straight Wharf

NANTUCKET, MASSACHUSETTS (June 2017) – vineyard vines by Murray’s of Nantucket is now open in their new location at 2 Straight Wharf, Nantucket. The new store is centrally located in downtown Nantucket and boasts a significantly larger retail space than their previous location on-island. The preppy themed retailer offers island-inspired apparel for the whole family representing an “every day should feel this good” lifestyle.

June 26 2017
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Asheville Outlets to Host Kids Day

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (June 2017) – Asheville Outlets will host a Kids Day on Sunday, July 16, 2017 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Kids Day provides an afternoon of entertainment for kids of all ages including strolling magic, balloon art, a stilt walker, face painting, crafts, music and more. Plus, kids can play mega-games and enter to win a $500 Asheville Outlets shopping spree, which will be drawn in September 2017. The event is free and open to the public.

June 21 2017
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Chestnut Hill Square Presents Art In the Square

CHESTNUT HILL, MA (JUNE 2017) – Chestnut Hill Square, (www.chestnuthillsquare.com) is pleased to present an outdoor Arts Market on Sunday, June 25, 2017, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. People who love shopping for unique, handmade art, photography, fashion, décor and gifts will find works from a collection of talented artists from the New England area. The event is located adjacent to Seasons 52. 

June 13 2017
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Asheville Outlets Hosts Flea for Y'all

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (June 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, June 25, 2017 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

June 13 2017
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Frosty Mountain Ice Cream & The Game Outlet Now Open at Asheville Outlets

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (June 2017) – Frosty Mountain Ice Cream and The Game Outlet are now open at Asheville Outlets. Frosty Mountain Ice Cream, a locally owned ice cream shop, serves Hershey's ice cream in a variety of flavors, in addition to serving root beer floats, milkshakes, sundaes and banana splits. The Game Outlet offers a wide variety of popular video games and electronics.

June 8 2017
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Outlets of Little Rock Announces Meet & Treat

LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS (June 2017) – Outlets of Little Rock, Arkansas’ only outlet shopping center, presents Meet & Treat, an opportunity to meet the heroes of Little Rock. The event will be held on Saturday, June 10, 2017 from 1 p.m.to 3 p.m. near the Food Pavilion and Starbucks. The Little Rock Police and Fire Departments will be on hand with official vehicles for children to explore, while dispensing crime prevention and fire safety tips and providing ID finger printing. Free TCBY yogurt will be served to children 12 and under, while supplies last.

June 8 2017
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NIR Retail Announces New Openings on Nantucket for Summer 2017

NANTUCKET, MASSACHUSETTS (June 2017) – NIR Retail (www.shopnantucketisland.com) is pleased to announce the addition of four retail shops and a new restaurant to its exciting line-up of on Island retailers and restaurants. “NIR Retail is excited to bring four unique boutiques and one new eatery to Nantucket. Three of the new retailers – deWolfe Leather Goods, Levitate Surf Shop and Perch are opening outposts to their popular mainland stores.

June 6 2017
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Asheville Outlets Teams up with INVEST COLLEGIATE to host Kids Day

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (June 2017) – Asheville Outlets will team up with INVEST COLLEGIATE to host Kids Day on Sunday, June 11, 2017 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Kids Day provides an afternoon of entertainment for kids of all ages including strolling magic, balloon art, stilt walker, face painting, crafts, live music and more. The event is free and open to the public.

June 6 2017
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Newburyport Development Announces Opening of FatFace, Newburyport, MA

NEWBURYPORT, MA (June 2, 2017) – Newburyport Development is pleased to announce the Grand Opening of FatFace, a lifestyle clothing and accessories retailer headquartered in the UK, this Saturday, June 3, 2017. FatFace will be located at 8 State Street in downtown Newburyport, MA.

June 5 2017
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Julie Dawson Named Marketing Director at Outlets of Des Moines

DES MOINES, IOWA (June 5, 2017) – New England Development has named Julie Dawson as Marketing Director of Outlets of Des Moines in Altoona, Iowa.

Dawson previously served as event coordinator for the Altoona Chamber of Commerce where she managed events for the chamber to help promote area businesses. Previous to that, she worked for Mercy College of Health Sciences, as well as South East Polk Community School District. Dawson has held marketing positions with Integer Group Midwest and was an Assistant Buyer with Younkers department store.

May 30 2017
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Get “Art-Sea” at Palm Beach Outlets

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla./ May 30, 2017 — “Let’s Get Art-Sea” — that’s the theme of a new summer program that Palm Beach Outlets is offering in partnership with Kids Need More Art — a teacher-created, advocacy-based children’s art studio based in Jupiter. Children ages 5 to 10 will have the opportunity to create artwork with the guidance of a certified art teacher. The artwork theme will be focused on the ocean with an emphasis on conservation.

May 24 2017
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Outlets of Little Rock Announces Tesla Superchargers Now Operational

LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS (May 2017) – Outlets of Little Rock is pleased to announce that the state’s first Tesla Superchargers are now operational. They are located at the north end of the shopping center.

“The Superchargers will accommodate Tesla customers traveling from Dallas to Memphis along I30. Customers can stop in to charge and visit our retailers while they wait,” explains Teresa Hendrix, General Manager of Outlets of Little Rock.

May 23 2017
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Asheville Outlets Hosts Flea for Y'all

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (May 2017) – Asheville Outlets is the new home and host for Flea For Y’all the last Sunday of each month through October 2017. The event highlights a special partnership with OpenDoors of Asheville, the selected nonprofit for the 2017 season, to which The Flea will make a donation at each event. The Flea takes over the tree-lined lot next to Field and Stream. The next Asheville Outlets Flea for Y’all will be held on Sunday, May 28, 2017 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

May 23 2017
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Outlets of Little Rock Announces Second Annual Memorial Day Sidewalk Sale

LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS (May 2017) – Outlets of Little Rock, Arkansas’ only outlet shopping center, has announced the center’s second annual Sidewalk Sale to be held Memorial Day Weekend, May 26 - 29, 2017. The event will present shoppers with additional savings. The center will be open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday and 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Monday.

May 3 2017
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Bruegger's Bagels and Smashburger Open in Concourse A-West at Philadelphia International Airport

PHILADELPHIA — May 3, 2017 — MarketPlace PHL, the management company responsible for the concessions program at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL), congratulates Bruegger’s Bagels on successfully opening its first airport location, inside the International Concourse, A-West. Next to the Bruegger’s is the second location of longtime favorite, Smashburger. To celebrate the new eateries, MarketPlace PHL will host a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, May 5 at 10 a.m.

May 1 2017
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Outlets of Little Rock Announces Installation of Tesla Superchargers

LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS (May 2017) – Outlets of Little Rock is pleased to announce the installation of the state’s first Tesla Superchargers. Anticipated to be operational in the coming weeks, the Superchargers will accommodate ten vehicles and will be able to charge them in minutes versus hours.

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