Newburyport is a classic New England town center with irresistible shops, galleries and restaurants. Historic Federalist and Georgian red brick buildings, waterfront walkways and salt air make this city a captivating destination for residents and visitors alike. For retailers, Newburyport’s many festivals fill the town with customers year-round, from the seasonal Art Walks and the summer Yankee Homecoming, to the annual shopping Invitation Nights in December and everything in between.
New England Development owns more than 50 prime retail locations throughout downtown Newburyport, offering retailers exceptional opportunities to help create one of the best shopping offerings in the region.
Located 35 miles north of Boston, Newburyport is a desirable suburb served by the commuter rail line. The town’s 250-year history as a thriving seaport with sweeping ocean views from Waterfront Park, and dazzling historic mansions make Newburyport a premier hub for shopping and dining. A visionary urban renewal in the 1970’s turned this picturesque city into a popular attraction, drawing upscale, local and regional residents and world travelers alike. We invite you to explore the exceptional retail opportunities in this vibrant locale that can only be Newburyport.
- Newburyport average household income tops $104,000.
- Trade area exceeds 1,200,000.
- Newburyport Industrial Park houses 70 businesses, employs over 3,000 people, and boasts a payroll in excess of $95 million.
- Average home price is $496,000.
- More than 500,000 visitors annually add to the strong, year-round customer base.
- Newburyport is home to some of the best beaches in Massachusetts which draw thousands of visitors annually.
- Four Newburyport marinas with a total of nearly 500 slips draw yachts and boaters from around the globe.
- Massachusetts Audubon’s wildlife sanctuary, Joppa Flats Education Center, Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, and the Plum Island Estuary attract more than 500,000 visitors every year.
- Best Places to Live for Empty Nesters, Boston Magazine, March 2014
- Top 25 Places to Live in Massachusetts, Boston.com, October 2013
- 50 Best Yachting Towns, Yachting Magazine, August 2012
- Massachusetts’ Best Attractions, Eateries and Lodging, Yankee Magazine, July 2012
Location and Access
- Excellent local and regional access are provided by Routes 1 and 1A, Interstates 95 & 495, and by swift commuter rail service to and from Boston.
- Boston Logan International Airport is located35 miles and an estimated 48 minutes away.
- Manchester Regional Airport is located 50 miles north and an estimated 58 minutes away.