News

Noteworthy news about New England Development and our diverse portfolio of properties

Media coverage of New England Development’s many projects keeps businesses, 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.  

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.

September 28 2022
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Shops and Restaurants Continue to Land at Philadelphia International Airport

PHILADELPHIA — Sept. 28, 2022 — Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) honored the growing success of the PHL Food & Shops program with a preview event that highlighted the recent merchant additions.

Over the past few months, PHL opened eight new shops and restaurants, and three additional openings are scheduled before year’s end. Qdoba, Sbarro and Evolve are set to join the PHL Food & Shops program, which currently has 147 locations operating. More growth is expected in 2023, with roughly eight or nine additions planned.

September 21 2022
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Asheville Outlets to Host Drive Electric Asheville

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (September 2022) – Asheville Outlets will host Drive Electric Asheville on Sunday, September 24, 2022, from 12 noon to 4:00 p.m. Spectators will view a wide range of electric vehicles including Tesla’s, Kia EVRs, Bolt EVs, and more. Visitors will also get a chance to test the latest e-bikes and electric scooters, and enter-to-win an e-bike, sponsored by Sugar Hollow Solar.

September 19 2022
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Asheville Outlets Hosts Wellness Expo with Yoga Nut

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (September 2022) – Asheville Outlets will team with Yoga Nut to host a Wellness Expo on Saturday, September 24, 2022, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. with booth proceeds benefitting Catholic Charities of WNC.

September 13 2022
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WinKitchen and Onsite News Now Open at Philadelphia International Airport

PHILADELPHIA — Sept. 13, 2022 — Passengers at Philadelphia International Airport can now enjoy chef-inspired, bold-flavored Southeast Asian cuisine from WinKitchen in Terminal F. Additionally, the one-stop-shop Onsite News is now open in Terminal C, offering food, drinks and any other items guests may need before boarding their flight. PHL Food & Shops is excited to welcome both offerings for travelers to the growing list of more than 170 eateries, retail shops and services offered at PHL.
September 12 2022
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Chestnut Hill Square Presents Material Trait Public Art Installation in Partnership with New Art Center

CHESTNUT HILL, MASSACHUSETTS (September 2022) - Chestnut Hill Square (ChestnutHillSquare.com) has partnered with Newton’s New Art Center to display Material Trait, an abstract sculpture featuring an organic, double helical shape made from a variety of materials. The sculpture, by artist Nicky Howard-Rogers, creates a thought-provoking contrast between the natural world and the man-made materials within it. Material Trait was installed in August and will be available for viewing throughout 2022.

September 8 2022
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Brews + Bites Food Truck and Craft Beer Festival Returns to Westgate Mall

BROCKTON, MASSACHUSETTS (September 2022) - Westgate Mall will host Brews + Bites Food Truck and Craft Beer Festival on Saturday, September 24 from Noon to 5:00 p.m. at the center. The event will feature many local food trucks, craft breweries and hard cider. The afternoon will have a fun, family-friendly atmosphere filled not only with delicious food and beverage options, but giveaways, games, live music and more.

September 2 2022
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1920 Merch and Lily Palmer Flowers & Gifts Now Open at Philadelphia International Airport

PHILADELPHIA — Sept. 1, 2022 — Shopping options at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) continue to grow for travelers as PHL Food & Shops welcomes 1920 Merch and Lily Palmer Flowers & Gifts to the robust roster of more than 170 eateries, retail shops and services available to passengers. Both stores are now open in the B/C connector.

August 31 2022
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Chick-Fil-A and Bud & Marilyn's Now Open at Philadelphia International Airport

PHILADELPHIA — Aug. 30, 2022 — Travelers will have even more dining options to choose from at the Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) as PHL Food & Shops welcomes a second location of Chick-fil-A in Terminal E and the reopening of Bud & Marilyn’s in Terminal C. These eateries join the robust roster of more than 170 eateries, retail shops and services at PHL.

August 25 2022
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Asheville Outlets Announces November 2022 Opening of Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (August 2022) - Asheville Outlets (ShopAshevilleOutlets.com) has announced the November opening of Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store. Known for timeless design and impeccable quality, Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store will showcase a variety of sophisticated, designer offerings for men and women.

August 23 2022
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Asheville Outlets Announces Opening of Aéropostale

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (August 2022) - Asheville Outlets (ShopAshevilleOutlets.com) has announced the opening of Aéropostale, a specialty retailer of high-quality denim and fashion basics offered at compelling values in an innovative and exciting store environment. A destination specialty store for young men and women seeking fun, classic casuals at affordable prices, Aéropostale offers a wide array of fashions from jeans and graphic t-shirts to shirts, skirts and dresses, and accessories.

August 22 2022
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Outlets of Des Moines Announces August Openings of Nautica and Aéropostale

ALTOONA, IOWA (August 2022) – Outlets of Des Moines (OutletsofDesMoines.com) has announced the openings of Nautica (August 12) and Aéropostale (August 19) at the center. Nautica specializes in nautically-influenced fashions for the family and home; Aéropostale is a casual apparel and accessories brand for young adults. Both offer name brand merchandise at outlet prices.

August 16 2022
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CambridgeSide Teams with East End House for School Supply Drive

CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS (August 2022) – CambridgeSide (CambridgeSide.com) has partnered with East End House to host a school supply drive to ensure all under-resourced and vulnerable children in the community will have necessary school supplies in September and beyond. Donations can be dropped off now through August 27, 2022 at CVS on Level 1 at CambridgeSide.

August 16 2022
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Roam Fitness to Open at Philadelphia International Airport

PHILADELPHIA — Aug. 16, 2022 — Travelers with extra time on their hands at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) will soon have the option to burn off energy, relax in an infrared sauna or shower before boarding their next flight. PHL is welcoming ROAM Fitness, a first-of-its-kind airport gym and shower facility, in winter 2023, near the Terminal F hub. This innovative fitness concept adds to PHL Food & Shops’ impressive roster of more than 170 eateries, retail shops and services.

August 8 2022
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Back to School Savings Event at Asheville Outlets

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (August 2022) – Asheville Outlets presents a special weekend of savings, promotions, and excitement to prepare for Back to School 2022. The Back-to-School Savings Event will be held Saturday, August 13 and Sunday, August 14, 2022, and will feature a wide array of sales & promotions at many participating retailers. Saturday, August 13, WNC Youth Football and Cheer will host their annual weigh-ins with close to a thousand football players and cheerleaders from across western North Carolina. iHeart Radio will also be broadcasting live from the center.

August 5 2022
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Outlets of Des Moines Announces Opening of Windsor

ALTOONA, IOWA (August 2022) – Outlets of Des Moines (OutletsofDesMoines.com) has announced the opening of Windsor, the leading on-trend retailer for affordable fashion for every occasion in a woman’s life. Best known for its formal dresses, Windsor delivers a broad assortment of occasion based apparel for special, annual, and everyday events.

“Outlets of Des Moines is pleased to welcome Windsor, a special occasion retailer which perfectly complements our incredible selection of stores,” says TJ Just, General Manager of Outlets of Des Moines.

July 25 2022
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Outlets of Des Moines Announces Opening of PUMA

ALTOONA, IOWA (July 2022) – Outlets of Des Moines (OutletsofDesMoines.com) has announced the opening of PUMA. PUMA will showcase the brand’s stylish and functional sportswear including footwear, apparel, and accessories at value pricing.

“We are pleased to announce the opening of PUMA at Outlets of Des Moines,” says TJ Just, General Manager of Outlets of Des Moines. “PUMA offers an exciting array of today’s top sportswear at value pricing,” he adds.

July 22 2022
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Distraction Brewing Company Beer Garden Returns to Chestnut Hill Square

CHESTNUT HILL, MASSACHUSETTS (July 2022) – Chestnut Hill Square (ChestnutHillSquare.com) has announced the Thursday, August 4 opening of the Distraction Brewing Company Beer Garden at the center. The outdoor craft brewery will be open Thursdays + Fridays in August from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., and Thursdays through Saturdays in September and October from 12 noon to 8:00 p.m., weather permitting.

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