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.

November 28 2016
Press releases

Outlets of Little Rock Announces Holiday Season of Giving

Sounds of the Season, Black Friday Swag Bag Giveaways, Breakfast with Santa, 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway and More Highlight the Season

LITTLE ROCK, AR (November 2016) – Outlets of Little Rock announces the Season of Giving including a wide array of activities for holiday shoppers including special days with Santa, Sounds of the Season, Black Friday Swag Bag Giveaway, Breakfast with Santa, an exciting 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway, and more.

November 22 2016
Press releases

Newburyport Development Announces Opening of Port Plums Pop-Up Shop

NEWBURYPORT, MA (Holiday 2016) – Newburyport Development has announced the December 2 opening of Port Plums Pop-Up Shop, featuring culinary goods and a selection of fine olive oils. Port Plums Pop-Up Shop is an off shoot of Port Plums & Newburyport Olive Oil and will be located at 12 State Street. 

November 18 2016
In the news

Washington’s Airports Unveil Phase 5 of Retail Redevelopment Program


Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport and Washington Dulles International Airport announced the latest offerings in their comprehensive concessions overhaul, which began nearly three years ago, to improve the travel experience by offering broader food and retail options to reflect famous global brands and the unique flavors of the National Capital region.

November 15 2016
Press releases

Free Santa Photo at CambridgeSide

CAMBRIDGE, MA (Holiday 2016) — Santa arrives at CambridgeSide on Black Friday, November 25 with a very special gift for all the good girls and boys. For the first time ever, CambridgeSide will be offering FREE photo with Santa. From November 25 through December 24, ever family who visits with Santa Claus will receive two FREE 4” x 6” Santa photo prints and a digital download of a single image. Additional photos and Christmas merchandise will be available for purchase. (One giveaway per family, per Christmas season. Some restrictions may apply.)

October 27 2016
In the news

‘Art in the Square’ to Connect Community with Local Artists

by Duke Saunders

Autumn is bringing a little something more than just apple picking and Pumpkin Spice Lattes to Chestnut Hill this year.

This coming Saturday, Chestnut Hill Square will see its first annual “Art in the Square” homemade arts market from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The large parking lot, usually packed with the cars of customers shopping at Wegmans or eating at one of the nearby restaurants, will instead feature a diverse collection of about 20 artists and craftsmen from all over New England.

October 26 2016
In the news

Clarksburg Premium Outlets To Open Thursday


Clarksburg Premium Outlets opens Thursday with more than 70 stores along I-270.

“I think it’s a destination,” said Marilyn Balcombe, president of the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce. Balcombe said the outlet is expected to draw shoppers from across Montgomery County as well as from around the state.

The outlet also will serve as a source of employment, she said. The site has generated 500 construction jobs and 800 full-time and part-time positions, said a spokeswoman for Simon Premium Outlets Development, the outlet’s owner.

October 24 2016
In the news


October 24, 2016 

Palm Beach Outlets will host two Halloween-themed events this weekend, including mall-wide trick or treating and a 5K run to benefit a local nonprofit.

Here are the details:

5K and mall-wide trick-or-treating

Who: Palm Beach Outlets and Quantum House

What: Inaugural Phantom 5K, Monster Mile and Devil Dash benefiting Quantum House along with a Costume Contest and Treats

October 21 2016
Press releases

Charleys Philly Steaks Now Open at Westgate Mall, Brockton, MA

BROCKTON, MA (October 20, 2016) – Westgate Mall, ( located in Brockton, MA, has announced the opening of Charleys Philly Steaks, serving up the World’s Number One Philly Cheesesteak. “We are pleased to announce the opening of Charleys Philly Steaks at Westgate Mall,” explains Westgate Mall Marketing Manager Rebekah Macchia, “Charleys Philly Steaks brings a delicious new dining option to our shoppers and is meeting with tremendous enthusiasm.”

October 21 2016
Press releases

Newburyport Development and Alice’s Table Announce “Bubbly & Besties” Flower Arranging Class at the Phoenix Room

NEWBURYPORT, MA (October 2016) – Newburyport Development has teamed with Alice’s Table, ( in “Calling all Besties” for a special flower arranging class at the Phoenix Room in Newburyport on Sunday, October 23 at 2pm. The fun, light-hearted afternoon event will teach the art of flower arranging with each participant bringing home their flower arrangement in a vase.

October 21 2016
Press releases

Outlets of Little Rock Family Halloween Activities

LITTLE ROCK, AR (October 20, 2016) – Outlets of Little Rock presents two exciting Trick or Treat activities for families; both events are complimentary and open to the public. On Saturday, October 29 from 4 to 7pm, Outlets of Little Rock will host games, prizes and giveaways - including a Halloween Costume Contest for children 2 to 12 years of age with first and second place prizes for Scary, Cute and Original costumes. On Halloween, Monday October 31, the center will be open for Trick or Treat from 5pm to 7pm.

October 20 2016
In the news

Clarksburg Premium Outlets plans Grand Opening Celebration


Are you ready to shop? The Clarksburg Premium Outlets is celebrating its grand opening on Oct. 27 – 29, and this new shopping center is expected to put Clarksburg on the map.

“It will be a destination, destination shopping,” said Marilyn Balcombe, president and CEO of the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce.

October 20 2016
In the news

One year out

Des Moines metro’s newest shopping center will open in exactly one year — guaranteed.

The last load-bearing beam at the Outlets of Des Moines project in Altoona was put in place this week, which signals the project's skeleton structure is in place. Workers have started enclosing three of the outlet's planned nine buildings, said Mike Barelli, vice president of New England Development, the Boston-based company building the outlet mall.

October 7 2016
Press releases

Outlets of Little Rock to Sponsor Free Weekday Admission and Parking at the Arkansas State Fair

LITTLE ROCK, AR (October 2016) – Outlets of Little Rock has teamed with the Arkansas State Fair to sponsor free weekday admission and parking from 11am to 1pm from October 14th through October 23rd. The Arkansas State Fair is located at the Arkansas State Fair Complex in Little Rock, AZ; additional information on activities, concerts and events can be found at

October 7 2016
Press releases

Outlets of Little Rock First Year Anniversary Celebration Saturday and Sunday, October 15 & 16

LITTLE ROCK, AR (October 2016) – Outlets of Little Rock will celebrate the center’s first anniversary the weekend of Saturday and Sunday, October 15 & 16 with complimentary cake provided by Pulaski Technical College Culinary program and refreshments and entertainment. The UALR men’s and women’s basketball teams, along with the dance team will be onsite from 12 noon to -1pm on Saturday. The Central Arkansas Mustangers will have a “Shine and Show” car show on Sunday from 2pm to 5pm.

October 6 2016
Press releases

Newburyport Development Announces Columbus Day Weekend Opening of Coast & Country

NEWBURYPORT, MA (October 6, 2016) – Newburyport Development has announced the Columbus Day weekend opening of Coast & Country, Newburyport’s newest boutique, featuring an ever changing collection of women's casual wear, accessories and gifts. Founded by veteran retailers with over thirty years in the industry, Coast & Country will highlight an affordable mix of casual clothing for everyday including perfect weekend wear for the beach or cabin, as well as jewelry, scarves, handbags and more. The robust merchandise mix will include gift items and home décor.

October 6 2016
In the news

Behind the Scenes of Clarksburg Premium Outlets


It may look like there’s still a lot of work to do but the Clarksburg Premium Outlets shopping center is on track to open at 22705 Clarksburg Road on Oct. 27th with 90 retailers, including Armani, Coach, Jimmy Choo, Michael Kors, Nike, Polo, Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5th, and Tory Burch. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. Video here.

October 5 2016
Press releases

Ingles Presents the Second Annual Ultimate Air Dogs Competition at Asheville Outlets

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (October 5, 2016) – Asheville Outlets will team up with Ingles to host the Ultimate Air Dogs (UAD) three day competition at Asheville Outlets, October 7th through October 9th. Always a crowd favorite, spectators can enjoy the athleticism of some of the country’s top dogs as they jump, dive and catch their way through a variety of challenges. This event is the last chance regional qualifier for Ultimate Air Games.