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.

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.

December 14 2015
In the news

Haute Spots Boston: The Bistro & Wine Bar at Mirbeau Inn & Spa

PLYMOUTH [December 11, 2015]

by Kellie Speed

This holiday season is all about relaxing and unwinding, and no one knows how to do that better than Mirbeau Inn & Spa located at the Pinehills in Plymouth. The gorgeous property is located just a short drive south of Boston and as soon as you turn into the long driveway, you know you are in for something special.

December 11 2015
In the news

From Food Truck to Brick-And-Mortar: Bon Me Dazzles In Chestnut Hill Square

CHESTNUT HILL [December 10, 2015]
by Madeleine D'Angelo

This past Saturday, the familiar maze-like parking lot located in the center of Chestnut Hill Square featured a noticeable addition: a vibrant yellow truck parked among the masses of neutral black and white minivans. The truck, stationed in front of the site of the newest addition to the square, was nothing other than the original award-winning Bon Me food truck

December 11 2015
Press releases

PHL Ranked Third Among Nation's Healthiest Airports

PHILADELPHIA — Dec. 11, 2015 — Whether they’re heading to Grandma’s house or trying to escape the winter weather, travelers can eat healthy throughout the holiday season. Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) has been named one of the healthiest airports in the nation by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. PHL tied for third place with San Francisco International Airport.

November 19 2015
Press releases

Palm Beach Outlets announces Black Friday hours and festivities

West Palm Beach, Fla. —The holiday décor is up and the plans have been made for the 2015 holiday season of shopping at Palm Beach Outlets. The popular shopping center will open at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 26, and remain open until 1 a.m. on Black Friday. The stores will reopen later that day from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

November 19 2015
Press releases

WNC Model Railroaders to Display at Asheville Outlets

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (November 19, 2015) – Asheville Outlets is pleased to announce the Western North Carolina Model Railroaders, a non-profit group for railroad and model train enthusiasts, will be presenting a variety of model trains on-site during the holiday season. The trains will be located next to Maurice's. They will be available for viewing Friday through Sunday beginning November 20th and will remain on display until Christmas. 

November 16 2015
Press releases

Boston Globe's Top Places to Work 2015

Nantucket Island Resorts has been named one of the “Top Places to Work” in 2015 for the second consecutive year in the employee-based survey project from The Boston Globe. An impressive feat as this was only the second year the company was invited to participate.

November 13 2015
In the news

Santa Claus Set to Arrive at Asheville Outlets

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (November 13, 2015) – Asheville Outlets is pleased to welcome Santa Claus on Saturday, November 21st. Santa is scheduled to arrive at 5 p.m. via a white horse-drawn, holiday carriage and accompanied by Lindt Chocolate Shop elves! North Buncombe High School Band will join Santa with festive music as he parades through Asheville Outlets and officially lights the new 24-foot tree that will be featured at Asheville Outlets throughout the holiday season. The tree will be located in front of Forever 21.

November 11 2015
Press releases

Asheville Outlets to Exhibit CarePartners "Little Trees" Project

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (November 11, 2015) – Asheville Outlets is pleased to announce the annual CarePartners Foundation's "Little Trees" Project will be displayed on-mall November 19th through December 14th. For over ten years, the “Little Trees” project has been delivering miniature Christmas trees to hospice patients and their families in Buncombe County. School children across the county decorate nearly 500 trees with handmade ornaments and heartfelt notes.

November 9 2015
Updates

Palm Beach Outlets to host World Diabetes Day

Who/What: Palm Beach Outlets will be supporting Diabetes Awareness Day as it collaborates with Palm Healthcare Foundation and the Diabetes Coalition of Palm Beach County to present:

  • Free diabetes risk test screenings by nurses and nursing students
  • Goody bags with diabetes information and a Palm Beach Outlet coupon book for all who get screened
  • Healthy cooking demonstrations
  • A tented area for children to learn about healthy habits
  • DJ and zumba demonstrations

When:          Thurs., Nov. 12, from 5 p.m.-8 p.m.

November 1 2015
In the news

Three Nantucket Island Resorts Properties Named to CNT Readers' Choice 2015

The White Elephant Village, The Wauwinet, and White Elephant, part of the Nantucket Island Resorts collection, have been named to Conde Nast Traveler’s annual Readers’ Choice Awards in the "Top 25 Hotels in New England" category. The results, which were determined by votes from over 128,000 readers – the most in Readers’ Choice Awards’ 28-year history – were announced in the November 2015 issue.

October 21 2015
In the news

Developers Break Ground on Clarksburg Premium Outlets

[October 21, 2015- MyMCMedia]

Just off I-270 at Exit 18, construction is officially underway at the site of the future Clarksburg Premium Outlets.

A groundbreaking ceremony was held on Oct. 21st at the construction site.

The new shopping center is slated to officially open next fall just in time for the 2016 holiday shopping season and it will feature 90 different stores.

October 13 2015
In the news

Developers: Outlets of Little Rock Aims for $100M in Annual Sales

October 13, 2015 - Arkansas Business)

by Alexis Hosticka

Only a few days away from the grand opening, developers behind the Outlets of Little Rock estimate the shopping center will rake in $100 million in annual retail sales.

Speaking to the Rotary Club of Little Rock on Tuesday, Michael Barelli, the vice president of New England Development of Newton, Massachusetts, said the Outlets will bring 800 to 1,000 jobs plus additional holiday hires for the coming season.

October 12 2015
Press releases

PHL Hosts Fifth Annual Restaurant Week October 19-26

PHILADELPHIA — Oct. 12, 2015 — There will be no tricks and all treats for passengers traveling through Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) this October. During the airport’s fifth annual Restaurant Week, held Oct. 19-26, guests can visit participating Philadelphia Marketplace restaurants for something good to eat at a sweet deal.

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:

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