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 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.

August 20 2014
In the news

President behind Asheville Outlets talks jobs, stores

(Asheville Citizen-Times - August 20, 2014) The president of New England Development, the real estate company behind the Asheville Outlets, was interested in opening a retail center in Asheville for a lot of the same reasons that people move to Asheville.

"It's just a great place," said Douglass Karp, president of the Massachusetts-based business. "We have friends who have spent time there or own homes there."

August 8 2014
In the news

Palm Beach Outlets going strong after 6 months; more to come

(Sun Sentinel - Miriam Velarde)   Since opening its doors on Valentine's Day, Palm Beach Outlets has drawn about 4 million visitors, added more shops and restaurants and rolled out community events such as green markets on Saturdays.  The shopping center — at 1751 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd. in West Palm Beach, just off Interstate 95 — opened with nearly 100 retailers. By year's end, the 500,000-square-foot center is expected to have at least 10 more shops open for business.

July 30 2014
In the news

First look at Asheville Outlets fashion campaign

(Asheville Citizen-Times - July 30, 2014) The developers of the new Asheville Outlets offered a sneak peak at their target customer Tuesday.

Representatives from New England Development, a national estate development and management company, are creating a national advertising campaign for the future Asheville Outlets, as well as its other retail spaces, in the Asheville area this week.

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