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.

October 30 2018
Press releases

Fall Fun at Outlets of Des Moines

What: Join Outlets of Des Moines for fall fun for the entire family! Events include trick-or-treating, a Midwest vendor market and a Pints & Poses yoga class.

When: October 31 through November 6, 2018 

Details:
Trick or Treating, October 31: Join us for trick-or-treating fun throughout the center from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Participating stores will hand out goodies for kids ages 12 and under. First come, first served. While goodies last. Participating children are asked to bring a non-perishable food item for donation to Caring Hands Food Pantry.

October 22 2018
Press releases

Chestnut Hill Square Announces Holiday Pop-Up The Cashmere Sale

CHESTNUT HILL, MASSACHUSETTS (October 2018) – Chestnut Hill Square (www.chestnuthillsquare.com) is pleased to announce a special holiday pop-up boutique opening at the center. The Cashmere Sale, featuring an extensive selection of this-season cashmere sweaters and accessories at phenomenal price points, will open on Saturday, October 20th and remain open through Sunday, December 16th at Chestnut Hill Square.

October 22 2018
Press releases

Outlets of Des Moines Celebrates One-Year Anniversary with Continued Growth and Commitment to Central Iowa

Des Moines, Iowa (October 19, 2018) – Outlets of Des Moines, an open-air lifestyle destination in Altoona, Iowa, and the region’s first outlet center, is officially one year old. To mark the occasion, the center hosted several celebratory events including the grand opening of Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store, an art installation by Des Moines artist and illustrator Laura Palmer, one-year anniversary sweepstakes as well as music and entertainment for all ages. 

October 18 2018
Press releases

Massachusetts-Based Fine Art Photographer Steve Bennett to Provide Original Content for CambrideSide Large Scale Video Wall

CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS (October 2018) – Steve Bennett (www.stevebennett.com) a Cambridge, Massachusetts-based fine arts photographer, has teamed with CambridgeSide (www.cambridgeside.com) to create art for CambridgeSide’s video wall at the center. The content will consist of still and composite images by Steve Bennett with video treatments by motion designer Luis Socorro. The goal of the videos is to engage, mesmerize and inspire visitors at CambridgeSide.

October 16 2018
Press releases

Asheville Outlets to Host Boo Bash

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (October 2018) – Asheville Outlets will host BOO BASH on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 starting at 5:00 p.m. The FREE Halloween celebration will include trick-or-treating, strolling magic, crafts and balloon art. Additional family-fun activities and games will begin at 6:00 p.m. and end at 8:00 p.m. Kids of all ages and dogs are invited to enjoy Boo Bash at Asheville Outlets. 

October 16 2018
Press releases

Westgate Mall Presents Trick or Treat

BROCKTON, MASSACHUSETTS (October 2018) – Join us for Trick-or-Treat at Westgate Mall on Halloween Night, Wednesday, October 31 from 5 p.m. to 7p.m.! The special evening of trick-or-treating will feature participating stores handing out goodies for children ages 12 and under. Festivities will begin in center court.

Each participating child is asked to bring a canned food donation for The Salvation Army. (All children must be accompanied by an adult. All elements are first come, first serve. While supplies last.) 

October 16 2018
Press releases

University Station Annual Halloween Happenings

WESTWOOD, MASSACHUSETTS (October 2018) – University Station in Westwood, MA has announced the center’s annual Halloween Happenings scheduled for Saturday, October 27th from 12 noon to 2 p.m.

Families can enjoy a spooktacular time with music, games, crafts, treats and more! Children are asked to bring their own trick-or-treat bag. Halloween Happenings at University Statin will be located between Target and Wegmans. The event is free and open to the public. (First come, first served. While supplies last.)

October 16 2018
Press releases

1st Cambridge 10K Classic Presented by CambridgeSide, Sunday, November 18, 2018

CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS (October 2018) – The 1st CambridgeSide 10K Classic will be held on Sunday, November 18, 2018 with registration starting at 6:30 a.m. and a race start at 8:00 a.m. The race will feature a tour around East Cambridge and Central Square running through Harvard Square with scenic views of MIT and Harvard University on a flat 10K course. Registration includes a long sleeve technical t-shirt, perks for teams over 20 and an indoor post-race celebration including live music and refreshments. Race proceeds benefit Cambridge Camping.

October 12 2018
Press releases

Halloween Happenings at Outlets of Little Rock

LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS (October 2018) –Trick or Treat Yourself at Outlets of Little Rock on Halloween Night, Wednesday, October 31, 2018 from 5 p.m. to 7p.m. The center-wide trick or treating evening will feature participating stores handing out goodies for children ages 12 and under. First come, first served. While supplies last.

Participating children are asked to bring a canned food item for donation to be made to The Salvation Army.

October 10 2018
Press releases

Tasty tailgate challenge coming to Palm Beach Outlets

Who/What: Palm Beach Outlets is hosting the 2018 Boca Raton Bowl Tailgate Party, a community event benefitting Spirit of Giving, Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl’s charitable partner. Local restaurants will participate in a fun “tailgate” challenge to battle it out in a good old cook-off for local celebrity judges.

When: NEW DATE - Thurs., Oct. 25, from 5:30-8 p.m.

Where: In the courtyard at Palm Beach Outlets, 1751 Palm Beach Lakes Boulevard, West Palm Beach

October 9 2018
Press releases

Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store Grand Opening at Outlets of Des Moines

Des Moines, Iowa (October 9, 2018) – Outlets of Des Moines, an open-air lifestyle destination in Altoona, Iowa, and the region’s first outlet center, is pleased to announce that highly anticipated Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store will open on Friday, October 12. Known for timeless design and impeccable quality, Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store will bring a variety of sophisticated, designer offerings to central Iowa’s newest shopping destination.

September 26 2018
Press releases

Outlets of Little Rock Presents Fall Mustang Show & Shine

LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS (September 2018) – Outlets of Little Rock is pleased to present the Fall Mustang Show & Shine on Sunday, October 21, 2018 from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. at the center.  Visitors can see an expansive display of area Mustangs; there will be no judging or awards at this event hosted by the Central Arkansas Mustangers.

This free day of family fun will be held rain or shine; this is an open show and other makes and models are welcome. For more event information, visit www.OutletsofLittleRock.com.

September 26 2018
Press releases

Asheville Outlets Hosts Ingles Air Dog Competition

ASHEVILLE, NC (September 2018) – Asheville Outlets will host a weekend of free family fun from Friday, October 26, through Sunday, October 28, 2018. Ingles Ultimate Air Dog Competition (UAD), always a crowd favorite, will be held all three days. A Community Yard Sale, Health Fair for People & Pets, Cover Dog Competition and Junior League of Asheville Touch-A-Truck round out the weekend activities.

September 26 2018
Press releases

Asheville Outlets to Host Season's Final Flea for Y'all

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (September 2018) –The season’s final Flea for Y’all at Asheville Outlets will be held on Sunday, October 28th from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The monthly Flea for Y’all has drawn in thousands of shoppers who delight in the marketplace’s unique offerings including jewelry, antiques, collectibles, indoor and outdoor furnishings, vintage posters and magazines, clothing and accessories, hand-made arts and crafts, delicate china and home accessories, garden items and more. Adult entry is $2; children and dogs are free.

September 25 2018
Press releases

Westgate Mall to Host Brews & Bites Food Truck Festival

BROCKTON, MASSACHUSETTS (September 2018) – Westgate Mall is pleased to present Brews & Bites Food Truck Festival on Saturday, October 6th from 12 noon to 5:00 p.m. at the center. There is no admission charge to attend; craft beer and hard cider will also be available for purchase.

September 20 2018
Press releases

Westgate Mall Announces September 2018 Openings of Planet Fitness and Burlington

BROCKTON, MASSACHUSETTS (September 2018) – Westgate Mall has announced the September openings of two new tenants, Planet Fitness, one of the largest and fastest-growing franchisors and operators of fitness centers in the U.S., and Burlington (formerly known as Burlington Coat Factory). Burlington Stores, a leading national off-price retailer, will open a new 43,000 square foot store bringing approximately 50-100 new jobs to the community.

September 13 2018
Press releases

Serena & Lily and Lunette Optic to Open at Chestnut Hill Square

(Boston, MA) New England Development announced today that two new stores, Serena & Lily and Lunette Optic, will open at Chestnut Hill Square, an exciting lifestyle destination on Route 9 in Chestnut Hill, MA, early next year.

September 12 2018
Press releases

University Station Announces Opening of Panda Express

WESTWOOD, MASSACHUSETTS (September 2018) – University Station in Westwood, MA has announced the opening of Panda Express, America’s favorite Chinese kitchen. Panda Express prepares American Chinese cuisine full of bold flavors, fresh from the wok. The menu includes items such as Panda’s Original Orange Chicken, Broccoli Beef, Honey Walnut Shrimp and limited time offerings. Panda Express also delivers a delicious better-for-you WokSmart™ menu with lighter menu options. Eating well at Panda has never been easier.

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