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.

March 8 2017
In the news

PHL Airport among best, cheapest for food

The Philadelphia International Airport has been elevating its food-and-beverage game, and it hasn't gone unnoticed. It's been named one of the best among the top trafficked U.S. airports as well as the best for cheap eats. compiled nearly 75,000 restaurant reviews from the top 20 most trafficked U.S. airports, and gathered menu and pricing options to determine the best airport in terms of overall restaurant quality and variety, among others.

March 2 2017
In the news

H&M to Open Store in Outlets of Little Rock  March 2, 2017

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - A new fashion store is moving into the Outlets of Little Rock later this year.

Global fashion retailer H&M made the announcement in a news release issued on Thursday.

H&M is described as "one of the world’s largest fashion retailers famous for offering fashion-forward apparel at affordable prices in a sustainable way."

The Outlets store space H&M will occupy measures about 20,000 square feet, and is set to open near the end of the year.

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.

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 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 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.

September 13 2016
In the news

New Homes Available along the Highest Point between Maine and North Carolina

PLYMOUTH, Mass.--(Business Wire)--Built on one of the highest coastal elevations from Mount Desert Island, Maine to North Carolina, the Dawn’s Light neighborhood has breathtaking views of Cape Cod Bay over rolling hills of pine and oak. The fifteen custom homes in this ridge-top neighborhood are being designed and built by renowned, Cape Cod-based, Polhemus Savery DaSilva Architects Builders (PSD).

August 9 2016
In the news

PizzaRev Opens First Massachusetts Location in Cambridge

Los Angeles, CA  (  PizzaRev announced the opening of its first Massachusetts restaurant today. The growing build-your-own pizza concept makes its Boston-area debut at CambridgeSide Galleria (, an urban shopping center with more than 120 stores and restaurants. CambridgeSide was named ‘#1 Boston’s Best Malls and Shopping Centers’ by USA Today 10Best.

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 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.

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 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.