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.

December 28 2020
Press releases

Westgate Mall Welcomes The Little Free Library with Brockton Library Foundation

BROCKTON, MASSACHUSETTS (December 2020) – Westgate Mall has partnered with the Brockton Library Foundation to welcome The Little Free Library. Westgate Mall visitors are encouraged to take a book from the selection within the library stand located near Burlington. The Little Free Library also accepts books from those who may want to donate. The Brockton Library Foundation supervises The Little Free Library ensuring a constant stream of volumes.

December 16 2020
Press releases

Celebrate The Holidays With PHL Food & Shops

PHILADELPHIA — Dec. 11, 2020 — It’s the most wonderful time of the year and PHL Food & Shops at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) is celebrating the holidays with special perks and promotions.

With everything from fashion and beauty to tech and travel necessities, travelers and shoppers at PHL can find something for everyone this holiday season. PHL Food & Shops has 80-plus eateries and retailers that are currently operating during the COVID-19 pandemic.

December 11 2020
Press releases

SoulCycle Chestnut Hill Square Extends Outdoor Classes Through Winter 2021

CHESTNUT HILL, MASSACHUSETTS (December 2020) – SoulCycle at Chestnut Hill Square is extending outside rides through the coming winter months. Through SoulOutside, SoulCycle offers their signature 45-minute indoor cycling class in a socially distanced outdoor environment. Winter classes will be held at a newly constructed, heated outdoor studio tent featuring 46 bikes in the parking lot of the center. The new tent has been built to weather a New England winter. Classes are available seven days a week, from 7:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

December 10 2020
Press releases

CambridgeSide Spreads Hope & Cheer this Holiday Season

CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS (December 2020) – CambridgeSide presents Spread Hope & Cheer for the holiday season, offering several ways to give to those in need including toy drives for local children, online giving opportunities and more. CambridgeSide also offers a festive place for shoppers to visit for holiday cheer, including the debut of the highly anticipated GoPixelYourself “Instagrammable Museum” showcasing holiday vignettes and live weekend visits from Santa. 

December 8 2020
Press releases

Santa Visits Available At GoPixelYourself At CambridgeSide

CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS (December 2020) – GoPixelYourself, an ‘Instagrammable museum’ creating an experience for all ages, is offering visits with Santa at CambridgeSide. GoPixelYourself, located on Level 2 at CambridgeSide is offering a limited engagement holiday experience. The carefully curated exhibition includes rooms featuring a 747-jet ready for holiday flight, a virtual blizzard of snowflakes, Santa’s sleigh with live Santa visits each weekend, and other magical holiday surprises.

December 3 2020
Press releases

Best of British in Newburyport Presents an English Holiday

NEWBURYPORT, MASSACHUSETTS (December 2020) -- Best of British, located at 22 State Street in downtown Newburyport, offers fine imported goods from the United Kingdom and Ireland, including a carefully curated collection of coats from Barbour, Irish jewelry by Heather Gems, coasters and placemats by Pimpernel and more. Brimming with imported foods, clothing, and gift items, Best of British has been a local resource for all things England for over thirty years.

December 3 2020
Press releases

Palm Beach Outlets Announces Opening of Fitness Hub Activewear Boutique

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (Holiday 2020) - Palm Beach Outlets ( has announced the opening of Fitness Hub Activewear Boutique featuring a premier, curated collection of designer activewear. Fitness Hub Activewear was founded by life-long fitness enthusiast Nina Dimagiba, who created the ultimate fitness studio in West Palm Beach. Frustrated that she and her clients could not find luxury activewear, Nina launched Fitness Hub Activewear Boutique in 2014.

December 2 2020
Press releases

Palm Beach Outlets Partners with Little Smiles Holiday Toy Drive

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (Holiday 2020) - Palm Beach Outlets ( has partnered with Little Smiles to collect donations for the 11th Annual Little Smiles Holiday Toy Drive. Each year, Little Smiles provides nearly 10,000 toys to children in need throughout south Florida. Palm Beach Outlets will be a donation drop-off site from December 6 through December 20, 2020. Please bring new, unwrapped toys and gift cards to the collection bins at Polo Ralph Lauren, Jockey, OshKosh B’gosh or Carter’s.

December 2 2020
Press releases

Outlets of Des Moines to Host LifeServe Blood Drive Donations Needed More Than Ever

ALTOONA, IOWA (December 2020) – This holiday season, give the gift of helping others. Outlets of Des Moines ( will host a blood donation drive in partnership with LifeServe on Saturday, December 12, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the center. “The need for blood donations has never been greater and Outlets of Des Moines is pleased to partner with LifeServe on this much-needed blood drive,” says TJ Just, General Manager of Outlets of Des Moines.

December 2 2020
Press releases

Asheville Outlets to Host December American Red Cross Blood Drives

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (December 2020) – Help others this holiday season by donating blood at the American Red Cross blood drives being held at Asheville Outlets this December. “We are pleased to continue our partnership with The American Red Cross and encourage Asheville Outlets visitors to sign up for these vital blood drives which will help save lives,” says Megan Thorp, Marketing Assistant for Asheville Outlets. 

December 2 2020
Press releases

Westgate Mall Expands Eatery Offerings with Opening of Tasty Bites


BROCKTON, MASSACHUSETTS (December 2020) - Westgate Mall has announced that Tasty Bites is now open. Tasty Bites offers a wide selection of pizzas by the slice or pie, gourmet sandwiches, chicken wings, hot dogs, and other menu items. This new eatery provides shoppers with more dining and snacks options, joining such favorites as Chipotle, Buffalo Wild Wings, IHOP and Auntie Anne’s.

November 30 2020
Press releases

New Restaurants Now Open At Philadelphia International Airport

PHILADELPHIA — Nov. 30, 2020 — Travelers have even more dining options available at the Philadelphia International Airport (PHL). PHL Food & Shops recently added several new merchants to expand its already impressive roster of more than 170 eateries, retail shops and services. These openings join the 80-plus eateries and retailers that are currently operating under restrictions imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

New additions to the PHL Food & Shops offering include:

November 25 2020
In the news

Logan now offers COVID-19 tests for passengers

by Christopher Muther | Globe Staff
Updated November 23, 2020, 12:32 p.m.

As people return to airports for holiday travel in numbers not seen since the beginning of the pandemic, passengers now have the option of getting a COVID-19 test in the international arrivals area of Terminal E at Logan. Previously, testing at Logan was limited to airline employees.

November 18 2020
Press releases

Westgate Mall to Host The Salvation Army Angel Tree

BROCKTON, MASSACHUSETTS (November 2020) - Westgate Mall ( will host The Salvation Army of Brockton’s annual Angel Tree now through December 11, 2020. Located near Burlington, the Angel Tree is adorned with ornaments featuring a child’s name, age and special gift wish. Select an ornament and provide a helping hand to area families in need. Please bring new, unwrapped gifts to the Mall Management Office or drop-off with a Security Officer.