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.

April 4 2016
Press releases

Outlets of Little Rock Announces Mustang Car Show

LITTLE ROCK, AR (April 4, 2016) – Outlets of Little Rock, Arkansas’ only outlet shopping center, has announced a special Mustang Car Show on Sunday, April 17, 2016 from 2pm to 5pm at the center.  The Mustang Car Show will celebrate the 52nd Anniversary of the Ford Mustang, featuring some of the most beautiful new and vintage Mustangs from across the state.  Sponsored in collaboration with Central Arkansas Mustangers, the event is complimentary and open to the public.

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March 31 2016
Press releases

Asheville Outlets Announces Kirkland’s Grand Opening

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (March 31, 2016) – National specialty retailer Kirkland’s, Inc., will host a grand opening on Saturday, April 2nd, at the new Asheville Outlets store. The new Asheville store, which will employ approximately 25 people, is one of 377 Kirkland’s stores throughout the country and the second in the Asheville area. Kirkland’s offers its customers an extensive selection of decorative items, gifts and seasonal merchandise.

March 29 2016
In the news

A Build-Your-Own Artisanal Pizza Shop Comes to Cambridge This Spring

Alex E. Weaver - Lifestyle Editor

3/28/16 @10:03am in Lifestyle

A popular LA-based build-your-own pizza shop is opening a location in Cambridge this spring.

PizzaRev, which began in California and has locations in Colorado, Nevada, New York, Ohio and Tennessee, announced Monday it will open a spot in the CambridgeSide Galleria food court.

"The company," according to a release, "selected the location based on its diverse customers including students, area workers, tourists and residents."

March 28 2016
In the news

RH to Open at Asheville Outlets

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (March 21, 2016) – Asheville Outlets will soon be home to the region’s first RH (Restoration Hardware) Outlet. The new store from the luxury home furnishings leader will be located in the western wing of Asheville Outlets.

“RH is an inspiring, highly admired brand and we know it will be an incredibly well-received addition to all the other established retailers at Asheville Outlets,” said Sharon Morgan, General Manager, Asheville Outlets.

March 25 2016
In the news

In the pink: D.C. airports prepare for Cherry Blossom Festival crowds

Harriet Baskas, Special for USA TODAY 11:01 a.m. EDT March 25, 2016

It’s cherry blossom season in Washington, D.C., and, after two revisions, the U.S. National Park Service now predicts that the peak bloom dates for the Yoshino cherry trees in the nation’s capital will be March 22-24.

March 18 2016
In the news

Oath Craft Pizza Opens Today in Chestnut Hill

(Eater Boston - by Dana Hatic Mar 18, 2016)

A third location of a fast-casual pizza place opens its doors today in Chestnut Hill, according to Boston Restaurant Talk. Oath Craft Pizza, which was founded in Nantucket and has a kiosk in South Station, picked the Boston suburb for its latest expansion, where it will dish out crisp pizzas cooked in just 90 seconds.

Oath Craft is located in the same 200 Boylston St. plaza as Brio Tuscan Grille, The Capital Grille, Seasons 52, Bon Me, and a handful of other restaurants. The restaurant will be open from 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.

March 17 2016
Press releases

Outlets of Little Rock Announces Two New Store Openings

LITTLE ROCK, AR (March 17, 2016) – Outlets of Little Rock, Arkansas’ only outlet shopping center, has announced the opening of two new stores – New Balance Factory Store will open on Thursday, March 24, 2016 and Lucky Brand Jeans will open at the center the following day, Friday, March 25, 2016. Store hours will be Monday – Saturday, 10am-9pm and Sunday 11am-6pm.

March 11 2016
Press releases

CambridgeSide Hosts Craicfest 5K

CAMBRIDGE, MA (March 11, 2016) — Join us St. Patrick's Day weekend,  Sunday, March 13 beginning at 9:30am for a road & trail race through DCR Northpoint Park, followed by an INDOOR party hosted by CambridgeSide ( Get in the spirit and wear your GREEN! Or even better, run the race in your best Irish-themed outfit and you could win some serious prizes in the costume contest!

March 3 2016
Press releases

Hanover Company Invests in 220 New Apartments at The Pinehills in Plymouth To Meet South Shore and Cape Demand for Luxury Multi Family

PLYMOUTH, Mass., March 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pinehills in Plymouth, MA is proud to announce the opening of Hanover at The Pinehills, 220 resort style apartments offering incredible amenities unique to the area from a cyber-lounge to a community catering kitchen and more.  Already the initial response has surpassed expectations.

March 3 2016
In the news

Two new ‘leaders’ join the PHL MarketPlace team  

(March 1, 2016 - Travel Retail Business) Philadelphia International Airport’s MarketPlace PHL management company has announced the addition of Rebecca Simon as Manager of Marketing and Customer Service and Tammy Palmatier as Specialty Leasing Manager. Both will work with the award-winning retail programme at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) within its  leadership team.

March 2 2016
Press releases

Starbucks to Open at Asheville Outlets

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (March 2, 2016) – Scheduled to open at Asheville Outlets in early spring, Starbucks is one of the country’s most familiar brands.  Starbucks serves handcrafted beverages and coffees from around the world, along with a variety of teas, pastries and confections, sandwiches and coffee-related accessories and equipment.

“Starbucks will be a great complement to the food and beverage options we already have here,” said Sharon Morgan, General Manager, Asheville Outlets. “Sometimes you just need a little coffee pick-me-up for that extra energy to shop!”

February 23 2016
In the news

MarketPlace hits 100 at both Dulles and Reagan

( Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - The Travel Retail Business)

Development and management company MarketPlace Development reports that it has now opened more than 100 new stores and F&B outlets at both Washington Reagan National and Dulles International airports within the last 21 months.

Erwin Pearl is the latest and 100th new concession to open, comprising a fashion jewellery brand from Rhode Island which opened at Dulles on February 11 – some 21 months into the four-year programme.

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.