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.

February 17 2015
Press releases

Palm Beach Outlets to Host Girls II Women Body Image Event

West Palm Beach, Fla. — As many as 50 middle and high school-aged girls will be given the opportunity to learn about the inner workings of Palm Beach Outlets on Sat., Feb. 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Co-organized by Girls II Women, a non-profit organization, and Palm Beach Outlets, it’s all part of an event that includes lunch, a tour, educational presentations, and, at last, shopping.

February 11 2015
In the news

Palm Beach Outlets’ First Birthday

(Boca Magazine - Feb 11th 2015) The 14th of February doesn’t belong solely to the Hallmark holiday of love. It’s also the day Palm Beach Outlets celebrated its grand opening in 2014. To celebrate, the outlets have planned a day of festivities for you.  From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., expect live music, entertainers, the world’s first ever birthday cake eating contest, plus activities for the kids.

February 11 2015
Press releases

March Store Openings Launch 2 Million sf University Station in Westwood, MA

WESTWOOD, MA (February 11, 2015) – University Station, Greater Boston's newest shopping destination, opens this March with some of the nation's most popular stores, including Target, Marshalls/HomeGoods, Nordstrom Rack, Sports Authority, PetSmart, Michaels, ULTA Beauty, Kay Jewelers, Starbucks, Smashburger, Famous Footwear, Fidelity Investments, dressbarn, David’s Bridal, Panera Bread, and Charming Charlie.

February 11 2015
In the news

Life Time’s giant health center coming to Westwood

(By Casey Ross Globe Staff  February 11, 2015)

Think of it as a giant indoor country club.

That’s one way to picture the much bigger, swankier version of the typical fitness center coming to Greater Boston in July.

A three-story building rising in Westwood will offer cycling, swimming, boxing, yoga, basketball, weight lifting, and just about every piece of cardiovascular equipment conceived by mankind. Then, you can get a massage and a manicure, all while your children are learning Spanish.

February 9 2015
Press releases

The Anchorage House at The Wauwinet to Open May 2015

The new three-bedroom Anchorage House at The Wauwinet will open May 2015 on Nantucket. Located on the northeast end of the island and steps away from two beaches – one on the Atlantic Ocean and one on the Bay—the new accommodation will evoke the feeling of a private beach house. The House will mirror a classic Nantucket cottage with wooden shingles and white trim. Celebrated local interior designer, Donna Elle, will bring coastal inspired elements with driftwood-like finishes and a palette of sunrise corals, sunset blues, and golden sands.

January 29 2015
In the news

Asheville Outlets moves closer to May 1 opening

(January 29, 2015 - Asheville Citizen-Times) ASHEVILLE – General Manager Sharon Morgan knows names of the stores coming to Asheville Outlets, but she can't officially say what's going where just yet.  That didn't stop her from dropping a few hints Thursday afternoon.

"We'll have products as big as furniture, and we'll have products as small as lipstick," Morgan said, as she stood near artist renderings of the new 325,000-square-foot retail center. "This is going to be one of the most exciting things that's hit Asheville in a long time."

January 29 2015
Press releases

Asheville Outlets will open to the public May 1

Asheville, N.C. – This year, we’ll have one more reason to celebrate spring in Asheville. Asheville Outlets will open to the public on May 1, 2015. The stores are taking shape, hiring is underway, and people are taking their best guess as to which stores will sign on the dotted line.

January 29 2015
In the news

Asheville Outlets to open May 1

(January 29, 2015 - With the exterior of Asheville Outlets mall still two weeks from completion, three months to finish 331,244 square feet of an open-air mall seems like a tall order. But on May 1, the doors of the only outlet mall within 100 miles will open at 800 Brevard Road, the site of the former Biltmore Square Mall.

Asheville Outlets mall is expected to bring $8.3 million annually in state tax revenue and 800 to 1,000 new jobs to the area.

January 26 2015
In the news

New Outlet Mall Planned for Romulus

(January 26, 2015 - ROMULUS, Mich. - )

Plans have been announced to build a 360,000-square-foot outlet mall off Interstate 94 in Romulus.  In a statement Monday, New England Development and Paragon Outlet Partners said opening of "Outlets of Michigan"-- which will be opposite of Detroit Metro Airport -- is planned for 2016.  Specific outlet stores weren't named, but the developers said approximately 90 stores would occupy the site.

January 22 2015
Press releases

Palm Beach Outlets to celebrate first birthday on February 14th

West Palm Beach, Fla. — A birthday cake eating competition, entertainment, kids’ activities, gifts with purchases and free kisses for all will be part of Palm Beach Outlets’ one-year birthday celebration on Feb. 14. In addition, up to 25 mothers who gave birth on the day Palm Beach Outlets was “born” on Feb. 14, 2014 will be recognized. The activities will begin at 11 a.m. and continue through 4 p.m.

January 22 2015
In the news

Planet Fitness bringing Lynn into its orbit

(January 22, 2015 - The Daily Item)

Drop and give me 20.

A Planet Fitness franchise co-owner said the workout chain will open a gym on the Boston Street site of the former Johnnie’s Foodmaster in May. Planet Fitness has Revere and Salem locations, but North Shore Fit Vice President Taylor Mandell said Lynn is underserved when it comes to exercise places.

“All of our research shows it’s an untapped market and, as far as fitness facilities are concerned, it is underserved for a population its size,” Mandell said.

January 20 2015
Press releases

Legal Sea Foods and InMotion Entertainment Honored at PHL

PHILADELPHIA — Jan. 20, 2015 — The Philadelphia Marketplace Food & Shops at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) announced Legal Sea Foods, B/C Connector, and InMotion Entertainment, D/E Connector, as its Restaurant and Retailer of the Quarter, respectively, for Q2 2014-2015.

January 13 2015
In the news

The Pinehills - charming New England village in Plymouth

(January 13, 2015 - The Pinehills is a charming New England village located in Plymouth where new homes range from innovative townhomes to classic single-family residences to elegant custom designs. Where the  shops and restaurants of the Village Green are refreshingly local and tasty and where nature is a beautiful part of everyday life.

January 9 2015
In the news

Construction on Outlets at Little Rock coming along

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – On Thursday, THV11 got a first peek inside all of the construction at the new Outlets at Little Rock.

The walls have been built in a matter of weeks. It seems like just a few months ago, we were showing you video of just dirt sitting in the lot.

Now, walls are up and roads are built.

Michael Barelli with the development firm out of New England said 75 stores are going into this shopping center, but he will not announce the stores until this spring.

January 9 2015
In the news

Outlets at Little Rock Taking Shape

LITTLE ROCK (KATV) - The Outlets at Little Rock is expected to be opened for shopping this summer.  “We're at least half way done. Things happen really quickly in the next few months,” said Michael Barelli, Vice President of New England Development.

January 5 2015

Sidewalk Sale at Palm Beach Outlets

Mark your calendars for the Palm Beach Outlets Sidewalk Sale.

Begins Saturday, January 17 through through Monday, January 19th.  

Stores will feature added savings on already reduced prices!

January 4 2015

Green Market at Palm Beach Outlets

Enjoy arts and crafts, fresh flowers, homemade foods, organic produce and much more right here at the Palm Beach Outlets Green Market every Sunday in January 2015 from 11 AM to 4 PM. 


December 29 2014
In the news

Target seeking 250 workers for new Westwood store

(The Boston Globe - December 29, 2014)

Target Corp. will hold a job fair Jan. 7-10, hoping to recruit 250 workers to staff its new Westwood store scheduled to open in March.

The Minneapolis-based company said prospective employees must apply in advance to be added to a list of scheduled interviews. Managers will interview applicants between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. all four days at Target’s hiring center at 378 University Ave. in Westwood.