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.

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


(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.

July 25 2014
In the news

Work begins on Outlets at Little Rock

(Little Rock Soiree - July 25, 2014) Just a little while longer, shoppers!

Our sister publication, Arkansas Business, reported Tuesday that work has begun on the site of Outlets at Little Rock.

The outlet mall, located at Gateway Town Center near Bass Pro Shops, is planned to be 325,000-SF and offer about 75 shops. It's scheduled to open next summer. Hopefully, we can wait that long!

July 21 2014
Press releases

Cibo Bistro Gourmet Market and Brighton Collectibles Earn Honors

PHILADELPHIA — July 21, 2014 — The Philadelphia Marketplace Food & Shops at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) announced Cibo Bistro Gourmet Market, Terminal C, and Brighton Collectibles, B/C Connector, as its Restaurant and Retailer of the Quarter, respectively, for Q4 2013-2014.

July 15 2014
Press releases

CambridgeSide Galleria Presents a Day of Free Family Fun

Cambridge, MA (Summer 2014) – CambridgeSide Galleria will host the Fifth Annual Run & Ride at CambridgeSide on Sunday, July 27th. The duathlon is for children ages 5 to 13, with prizes, race t-shirts, giveaways, entertainment and more.  Race winners will be awarded an iPad (see for complete details). Plus, there will be a Kayak Fun Race for ages 10 to 13.

July 10 2014
Press releases

Newton Mayor Setti Warren Celebrates Special Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

NEWTON, MA—Newton Mayor Setti D. Warren (third from left) and Kevin Tabb, MD, President and CEO of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), (third from right), recently cut the ribbon to mark the  opening of the new Beth Israel Deaconess HealthCare-Chestnut Hill outpatient facility at Chestnut Hill Square in Newton.

The ceremony included remarks from Kevin Tabb, MD, Mayor Warren, Jayne Carvelli-Sheehan, and Linda Sloane Kay. After the ceremony, public officials, BIDMC physicians, clinicians, and other guests toured the facility and attended a reception.

June 24 2014
In the news

New outlet mall to bring 1,000 jobs to Little Rock

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) — New England Development of Newton, Mass., has selected local construction contractor CDI Contractors, LLC as construction manager of the new 30-acre Outlets at Little Rock project, planned for the Gateway Town Center at the intersection of I-30 and I-430, where site work has begun.

The 325,000-square-foot center will be adjacent to the only Bass Pro Shops store in Arkansas and will include approximately 75 stores.

June 24 2014
In the news

Site Work Starts for Outlet Mall in West Little Rock

(Arkansas Business - June 24, 2014) Site work for a proposed outlet mall has begun on a 30-acre tract of land at the Gateway Town Center in west Little Rock.

Arkansas Business first reported on New England Development's planned purchase of the land in February. The $5.2 million land acquisition was made in May.

June 24 2014
In the news

Construction underway for Outlet Mall in Otter Creek

(Arkansas Times - June 24, 2014) - New England Development of Newton, Mass., announced in a release today that CDI Contractors of Little Rock would be the construction manager for the Outlets at Little Rock, an outlet mall planned for the Gateway Town Center at I-30 and I-430 in Otter Creek.

Site work has begun for the 325,000-square-foot center, which will have about 75 shops adjacent to the new Bass Pro Shops.