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.

February 12 2016
In the news

5 things to know as the Palm Beach Outlets mall turns 2 this weekend

Palm Beach Post - February 12, 2016

Valentine’s Day: A time for love, romance — and shopping.

The Palm Beach Outlets mall turns 2 this week, and it’s hosting a celebration this weekend to mark the occasion.

The event will feature the World Birthday Cake-Eating Championship, which kicks off at 1 p.m. Saturday. There also will be events for children, entertainment, raffles and sidewalk sales through Sunday evening.

February 10 2016
Press releases

Outlets of Little Rock Announces Opening of New Balance Factory Store

LITTLE ROCK, AR (February 10, 2016) – Outlets of Little Rock, Arkansas’ only outlet shopping center, has announced the upcoming opening of the New Balance Factory Store slated to open in March 2016.  This will be Arkansas’ first New Balance Factory Store and will specialize exclusively in athletic footwear, apparel and accessories. Outlets of Little Rock is located at 11201 Bass Pro Parkway.

February 9 2016
Press releases

Nantucket Island Resorts Appoints Michael J. Sharlet General Manager of The Jared Coffin House and the Cottages & Lofts at the Boat Basin

Michael J. Sharlet has been appointed General Manager of Nantucket’s historic Jared Coffin House and the Cottages & Lofts at the Boat Basin.  In his new role Mr. Sharlet will oversee operations at two of the island’s premier properties, both part of the Nantucket Island Resorts collection, which was recently named “Top Places to Work” for the second year in a row by The Boston Globe. The hotel collection also includes The Wauwinet, White Elephant, White Elephant Village, and Nantucket Boat Basin.

January 25 2016
Press releases

Palm Beach Outlets to celebrate second birthday on Feb. 13

West Palm Beach, Fla. — Palm Beach Outlets will celebrate its second birthday on Sat., Feb. 13, with an event that will feature the World Birthday Cake-Eating Championship, sponsored by Whole Foods Market, beginning at 1 p.m. Other happenings will include kids’ activities, entertainment, raffles every hour sidewalk sales that will continue through Sunday evening.

January 25 2016
Press releases

Tonic MRKT Opens at Asheville Outlets

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (January 25, 2016) – Asheville Outlets is pleased to welcome Tonic MRKT. The locally-owned bottle shop, growler filler and tasting room offers 1,000+ premier varieties of craft beer, wine, sours, ciders, specialty sodas, glassware and more.

Shoppers can build their own six-pack, grab a growler to go or enjoy draft beer and fine wine at a handmade tasting bar. A knowledgeable staff provides a unique personalized shopping experience for craft beer beginners and aficionados alike.

January 22 2016
Press releases

The Pinehills in Plymouth Named “Community of the Year” by the National Association of Home Builders

Boston, MA (January 21, 2016) – The Pinehills in Plymouth, MA has been named “Community of the Year” in the 2016 Best in American Living™ Awards (BALA) by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). The Best in American Living Awards are the most prestigious awards of their kind, setting the benchmark for innovations in residential home design. The Pinehills is the only “Community of the Year” award winner in the nation.

January 19 2016
In the news

Buy Art, Change a Life. At CambridgeSide

Shop beautiful art created by homeless and disabled artists at ArtLifting's pop up store located on Level 3 of CambridgeSide. Open Thursdays & Fridays 10am - 7pm and Saturdays & Sundays 12pm - 6pm through January 31st.

ArtLifting is a benefit corporation that provides homeless and disabled artists the opportunity to earn their own income. ArtLifting sells original paintings, art prints, and products so artists can earn recurring income from each piece. Artists keep 55% of the profit from each sale.

January 19 2016
Press releases

MarketPlace Names PHL's Restaurant and Retailer of the Quarter

PHILADELPHIA — Jan. 19, 2015 — The Philadelphia Marketplace at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) announced Legal Sea Foods and L’OCCITANE, both located in the B/C Connector, as its Restaurant and Retailer of the Quarter.

The Philadelphia Marketplace’s Cutting EDGE! Program (Excellence Drives Great Experiences) is designed to motivate and reward merchants. Each merchant can earn EDGE! points through great customer service and participation in marketing programs. At the end of each quarter, the food and retail merchants with the most points are named Merchants of the Quarter.

January 14 2016
Press releases

The Pinehills Selected as Boston Magazine’s 12th Design Home Project

January 14, 2016 The Pinehills is thrilled to announce that we have been selected by Boston magazine as the location of its twelfth Design Home project. The home site is the flagship location of the new Dawn’s Light neighborhood and sits on one of the highest points on the Massachusetts coast, providing breathtaking views over the expanse of Cape Cod Bay all the way to Provincetown.

January 13 2016
Press releases

State Issues $10 Million I-Cubed Bond for Westwood's University Station

Through the Commonwealth’s innovative Infrastructure Investment Incentive Program (I-Cubed), MassDevelopment has issued a $10 million tax-exempt special obligation bond on behalf of University Station in Westwood, Massachusetts, which is transforming an industrial park into a vibrant mixed-use neighborhood. New England Development, the project’s developer, is using bond proceeds to help build infrastructure, such as roadway and utility improvements, to support development of the project.

January 7 2016
Press releases

Outlets of Little Rock Releases List of Newest Retailers

LITTLE ROCK, AR (Jan. 8, 2016) – Outlets of Little Rock, Arkansas’ only outlet shopping center, announced two additional stores today. Lucky Brand Jeans and The Limited Outlet will open at the center in spring 2016.
 
Both Lucky Brand Jeans and The Limited Outlet will offer apparel and accessories at discounted prices.
 

December 30 2015
Press releases

Outlets of Little Rock Announces Winners of Car Giveaway

WHAT: 
Outlets of Little Rock, along with Everett Infinity of Little Rock, will pick the winner of the two-year lease for an Infinity Q50 Sedan. The winner will then be announced via video posted on both the Outlets of Little Rock and Everett Infinity of Little Rock social media channels. 
 
WHEN: 
Thursday, Dec. 31, 10 a.m.
 
WHERE: 
Outlets of Little Rock, 11201 Bass Pro Parkway, Little Rock, Ark.
 
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December 30 2015
In the news

Oath Craft Pizza Will Expand to Chestnut Hill

by Rachel Leah Blumenthal 

Dec 28, 2015

It will be located at Chestnut Hill Square, with Bon Me, Seasons 52, Brio Tuscan Grille, and more.

Nantucket-based pizzeria Oath Craft Pizza opened a tiny South Station location in the fall and promised aggressive growth to other areas, such as Davis Square. But the next location will be in Chestnut Hill Square, opening "soon," according to a Facebook post from the company.

December 21 2015
In the news

Outlets Packed Days Before Christmas

By ISABELLA MOLLER | imoller@kark.com

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -  Crowds of last minute shoppers filed through the outlets of Little Rock Sunday, going in and out stores, carrying handfuls of bags.

"There's a lot of people in some of the stores," said holiday shopper Reagan Workman.

Reagan is doing just that, leaving the Outlets with a bag herself.

"I think a lot of people wait til the end, like with my kids some things you can buy but some things you don't know what they're going to want til the end," said Reagan.

December 14 2015
Press releases

Asheville Outlets to Unveil Tesla Motors Supercharger Station

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA [December 14, 2015] - Asheville Outlets is pleased to announce the installation of a Tesla Motors Supercharger station. Designed for the Model S, the Supercharger houses stations for eight vehicles and will be able to charge them in minutes versus hours. It will be located in the parking lot near the Dillard’s Clearance Center.  Representatives from Asheville Outlets, Land of Sky Clean Vehicles Coalition and Blue Ridge Electric Vehicle (EV) Club will be on-site for the official ribbon cutting event, which begins at 1:30 p.m. on December 19th.

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