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.

July 7 2016
Press releases

Outlets of Little Rock Welcomes WestPoint Home Outlet

LITTLE ROCK, AR (July 7, 2016) – Outlets of Little Rock, Arkansas’ only outlet shopping center, has announced the mid-July addition of WestPoint Home Outlet to the center’s extensive home décor and accessories offerings. For over 200 years, WestPoint Home and companies have been leaders in the innovation, sale and fashion of home textiles showcasing quality, affordable, and fashionable products for every customer. 

June 29 2016
In the news

A Whole New World of Beer Is Coming to Cambridge

Boston Eater - June 29, 2016  

 Florida-based craft beer bar with more than 50 locations all around the country opens its first Boston-area restaurant next month, bringing a sweeping number of hopped and malted options to CambridgeSide Galleria. World of Beer is in the process of putting the final touches on its new space and will be ready for summer beer revelers for its official opening on July 11.

June 28 2016
Press releases

Newburyport Development Announces Monday, July 11 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Spangled USA

NEWBURYPORT, MA (June 2016) – Newburyport Development is pleased to announce the Monday, July 11 official ribbon cutting ceremony of Spangled USA at 4pm. Mayor Donna D. Holaday will preside over the ribbon cutting held in conjunction with the Newburyport Chamber of Commerce. Spangled USA opened its doors in June; the boutique features all Made in USA fashions and accessories. Showcasing a wide variety of fashions for her, Spangled USA also offers fashion accessories including jewelry, scarves, hand bags and more. Spangled USA is located at 20 Pleasant Street in Newburyport.

June 28 2016
Press releases

Westgate Fall Openings

BROCKTON, MA (June 2016) – Westgate Mall, ( located in Brockton, MA, has announced the opening of two new eateries and a new retail store for fall 2016. Starbucks, a national refreshment favorite, and Charleys Philly Steaks, serving up the World’s Number One Philly Cheesesteak, will join the exciting lineup of eateries at the mall.

June 28 2016
Press releases

Outlets of Little Rock Announces Tax Free Weekend Celebration

LITTLE ROCK, AR (July 28, 2016) – Arkansas Tax Free weekend is August 6 - 7 and Outlets of Little Rock, Arkansas’ only outlet shopping center, has announced a special Tax Free Weekend Celebration. On Saturday, August 6th from 10am - 4pm, shoppers can enjoy music, giveaways, along with visiting booths of area partners such as Little Rock Family Magazine and Big Rock Fun Park. The center will also be giving out 200 Outlets of Little Rock “swag” bags in the food pavilion beginning at 10am. (First come, first serve while supplies last.)  Arkansas’ hit music station, Alice 107.7 will be broadcas

June 14 2016
In the news

Local youth boating initiatives get kids on the water


As the average age of new boat buyers continues to rise, the industry needs to focus efforts on bringing young people into the boating lifestyle. Most people in the industry agree the best way to encourage an adult to buy a boat in her or her lifetime is to give them a positive experience on the water as a child.

June 7 2016
Press releases

Full Swing Construction Begins at Outlets of Des Moines

(June 7, 2016 – Boston, MA) New England Development announced today that construction work will be in full swing this month on the Outlets of Des Moines property in Altoona, Iowa. Opening in October 2017, Outlets of Des Moines will feature some of the best brand names in retail. The 300,000 sf outlet center will be located at 801 Bass Pro Drive NW at the intersection of I-80 and US-65, an established destination for entertainment and shopping.  

June 7 2016
Press releases

Dyno Records Celebrates 40th Anniversary in 2016

NEWBURYPORT, MA (June 2016) – Dyno Records sells records (both new and vintage vinyl albums and singles), CDs, musical accessories, turntables and other musical items.  The store is located at 1 Middle Street in Newburyport.  The Newburyport shop has mostly remained the same throughout the years, and today even features the original record bins from the opening four decades ago.

May 17 2016
Press releases

MarketPlace PHL Flies for Families in Annual Plane Pull

PHILADELPHIA – May 17, 2016 – Team members from MarketPlace PHL came together for the eighth annual Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House (PRMH) Plane Pull event. The team raised a total of $2,854 for the PRMH.

The Plane Pull is a tug-of-war event in which teams attempt to pull a plane over a designated distance in the shortest amount of time. The event was held on Atlantic Aviation’s tarmac, and all the funds raised for PRMH benefit local families in need.

May 6 2016
Press releases

Starbucks to Open at Outlets of Little Rock

LITTLE ROCK, AR (May 6, 2016) – Outlets of Little Rock, Arkansas’ only outlet shopping center, has announced the Saturday, May 7, 2016 opening of Starbucks at 9 AM. Teresa Hendrix, General Manager of the center states, “Starbucks is a welcome refreshment option for busy shoppers and complements our present food and beverage offerings perfectly.” 

The Starbucks Story

May 3 2016
Press releases

Palm Beach Outlets Hosts Safe Kids Day

Who: Palm Beach Outlets hosts Safe Kids Day

What: Safe Kids Day is a day to celebrate kids and take action to keep them safe. During this event, the first 500 children will receive free bicycle helmets. The event also will feature a bicycle rodeo; helmet fitting; fun, interactive games providing safety tips; car seat checks; safety demonstrations by vendors; and more.

April 27 2016
Press releases

Asheville Outlets Celebrates First Anniversary

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (April 27, 2016) – In celebration of the first anniversary, Asheville Outlets will host two days of family-fun activities, entertainment and shopping. The celebration will begin on Saturday, April 30th from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. with Community Day and the ABCCM Truck & Tractor Show.  Then on Sunday May 1st from noon – 3:00 p.m., kids of all ages will enjoy Kids Day. 

April 25 2016
Press releases

Retailers and Restaurateurs Invited to Launch Their Business at PHL

PHILADELPHIA – April 25, 2016 – A leasing outreach forum hosted by MarketPlace PHL, LLC, and the City of Philadelphia’s Division of Aviation will take place on Thursday, May 5 at 9:30 a.m. at the Airport Marriott. At the event, local, regional and national retailers, quick service food operators and restaurateurs will learn about the new business opportunities available in the robust concessions program at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL).

April 7 2016
Press releases

Outlets of Little Rock Announces May 2016 Opening of Starbucks and Converse Factory Store

LITTLE ROCK, AR (April 7, 2016) – Outlets of Little Rock, Arkansas’ only outlet shopping center, has announced the May  2016 opening of two new stores – Starbucks and Converse Factory Store.  “We are delighted to announce both the opening of Starbucks and Converse Factory Store at Outlets of Little Rock,” explains Teresa Hendrix, General Manager, “Starbucks is always a welcome refreshment option for busy shoppers and complements our present food and beverage offerings perfectly.  Converse Factory Store adds to our amazing selection of athletic shoe stores with its exceptional men’s, women’s

April 6 2016
Press releases

CambridgeSide to Host Two Day Denim Pop Up Shop to Benefit Non Profit Dress for Success Boston

CAMBRIDGE, MA (April 6, 2016) – CambridgeSide will host a special Denim Pop Up Shop to benefit Dress for Success Boston this Friday, April 8 and Saturday, April 9, 2016. The Denim Event will be presented by Creating Leaders In Movement Boston (CLIMB). CLIMB is a professional women's group located in Boston supporting the non-profit Dress For Success Boston.