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.

May 16 2022
Press releases

Borobabi, America’s First Circular Retailer™ Opens Discovery Shop on Nantucket

NANTUCKET, MASSACHUSETTS (May 2022) - Borobabi, America’s first-in-kind, female-founded circular retailer™, will open at 18 Federal Street in downtown Nantucket this spring. The Borobabi Discovery Shop offers new, conscious clothing for children from established, vetted sustainable brand partners around the globe. A recently Certified B Corporation®, Borobabi provides a unique borrow or buy model for children’s fashion in sizes newborn to 6 years.

May 2 2022
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Outlets of Des Moines Announces Fall 2022 Opening of Victoria’s Secret

ALTOONA, IOWA (May 2022) – Outlets of Des Moines ( has announced the Fall 2022 opening of Victoria’s Secret. Victoria’s Secret is known worldwide for its wide selection of premium lingerie, sleepwear, sportswear, and swim offerings, as well as fragrance and body care.

“We are pleased to announce the fall opening of Victoria’s Secret at Outlets of Des Moines,” says TJ Just, General Manager of Outlets of Des Moines. “Victoria’s Secret will join an exciting lineup of new retailers opening at the center, offering our shoppers today’s top brands,” he adds.

April 27 2022
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PHILADELPHIA — April 25, 2022 — In conjunction with the City of Philadelphia’s Division of Aviation, MarketPlace PHL, LLC, will host its 2022 Virtual Leasing Outreach on Thursday, May 5, starting at 11 a.m. In 2019, Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) welcomed more than 33 million passengers and currently serves more than 23 airlines and more than 350 daily departures to over 120 nonstop destinations.

April 19 2022
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Palm Beach Outlets Announces Opening of Jamba® and Auntie Anne’s®

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (April 2022) - Palm Beach Outlets ( has announced the opening of a new Jamba® and Auntie Anne’s® dual brand location. Conveniently paired together, shoppers can enjoy fan favorites from both brands, including Jamba’s freshly blended fruit and vegetable smoothies and made-to-order bowls that pair perfectly with Auntie Anne’s fresh-baked soft pretzels and snacks.

April 19 2022
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Asheville Outlets Announces May Opening of Merrell

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (April 2022) - Asheville Outlets ( has announced the May opening of Merrell, a global leader in outdoor active footwear. For over 40 years, Merrell has been on the forefront of innovative footwear with icons such as the Moab hiking boot and Jungle Moc. Today, Merrell is focused on merging performance, styling, and comfort to empower all people to confidently explore the outdoors.

April 6 2022
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Palm Beach Outlets Announces Opening of Faux Paws Dog Shop ®

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (April 2022) - Palm Beach Outlets ( has announced the opening of Faux Paws Dog Shop ®. Faux Paws offers a wide selection of products for the pampered pooch including popular character beds, full bar of plush toys, pet apparel, specialty gifts, decorative water and food bowls, fashionable collars, leashes and harnesses, pup strollers and slings, delicious treats, home décor for the pet lover, and more. At Faux Paws Dog Shop, the motto is Celebrate your dog! ®.

April 5 2022
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CambridgeSide Announces Volta Charging Stations Installation

CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS (April 5, 2022) – CambridgeSide ( has announced the installation of Volta charging stations at the center. Volta Inc. (NYSE: VLTA) is an industry-leading, global electric vehicle (“EV”) charging network, powering vehicles and commerce, and is now providing even more charging locations at CambridgeSide. You can find Volta charging stations on Levels G1, G2, and G3 of the CambridgeSide parking garage.

March 25 2022
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Asheville Outlets to Host Kid’s Day and Summer Camp Expo with Give to the Music

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (March 2022) - Asheville Outlets will host a Kid’s Day and Summer Camp Expo with Give to the Music on Saturday, April 9, 2022, from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. The expo will give parents and campers the opportunity to meet representatives from a variety of area camps, including traditional overnight, sports, arts, day, academic and more. The event is free and open to the public and provides lots of fun activities for kids. Booths will be located throughout the center.

March 22 2022
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PHILADELPHIA — March 21, 2022 — Every day is Cheesesteak Day in Philadelphia, but March 24 is National Cheesesteak Day, and Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) is celebrating all week long, from March 21 to March 25, with special events and freebies. Travelers can enjoy cheesesteaks and cheesesteak-inspired items from 13 renowned local eateries throughout the airport.

March 16 2022
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CambridgeSide Announces Limited Engagement of the Mad Hatter’s (Gin &) Tea Party

CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS (March 2022) – CambridgeSide ( has announced the March through May limited engagement of the Mad Hatter’s (Gin &) Tea Party a 90-minute, gin-fueled, cocktail-crafting experience. Bringing Lewis Carroll’s classic story to life, guests will step into the immersive world of Alice in Wonderland and join the Mad Hatter’s utterly curious tea party. Over 60,000 tea party guests have already taken the trip down the rabbit hole wonderland experience, which has won rave reviews following its events in Los Angeles, Chicago, Miami, and London.

March 15 2022
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CambridgeSide Celebrates Women’s History Month with Pop-Up Market

CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS (March 2022) – In recognition of Women’s History Month, CambridgeSide (, in partnership with J. Perry Fine Art, will host a Pop-Up Market from Friday, March 25 through Sunday, March 27, 2022. The Pop-Up Market will feature local women-owned businesses presenting clothing, accessories, body care products, art, and many other unique items.

February 23 2022
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Kiehl’s opens second location with 3Sixty Duty Free at Philadelphia International Airport

L’Oréal-owned skincare brand Kiehl’s has opened its second store at Philadelphia International Airport, in partnership with 3Sixty Duty Free. The latest outlet is located in the D/E connector; the original shop is in Terminal F. Kiehl’s joins the 120-plus retail and dining units that are currently trading as part of the PHL Food & Shops programme.

February 18 2022
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PHILADELPHIA — Feb. 16, 2022 — MarketPlace PHL, the management company for PHL Food & Shops, the award-winning concessions program at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL), is pleased to announce the hiring of Emily Nichols as the Assistant General Manager for MarketPlace PHL.

Nichols will be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of more than 170 stores, restaurants and services at the Philadelphia International Airport while working alongside the Vice President and General Manager of MarketPlace PHL.

February 7 2022
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Westgate Mall Teams with Black Owned Brockton to Host Special Pop-Up Market Celebrating Black History Month

BROCKTON, MASSACHUSETTS (February 2022) – Westgate Mall will team with Black Owned Brockton to present a special Pop-Up Market in celebration of Black History Month from Friday, February 18 through Sunday, February 20, 2022, 12 p.m. to 6 p.m., daily. The Black Owned Brockton Pop-Up Market at Westgate Mall is part of an ongoing commitment by the center to promote talented local businesses of color.

February 4 2022
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Asheville Outlets Announces Cultural Marketplace Pop-Up In Celebration Of Black History Month

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (February 2022) – Asheville Outlets has announced a Cultural Marketplace Pop-Up in celebration of Black History Month to be held on Saturdays, February 5, 12, 19 & 26, 2022 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. in Suite 348 next to Gap Factory. The Cultural Marketplace will feature over twenty vendors offering original art, handmade apparel, health, wellness, and beauty products, jewelry, candles, and one-of-a-kind gift items.


February 3 2022
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CambridgeSide to Host Pop-Up Market in Celebration of Black History Month

CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS (February 2022) – In recognition of Black History Month, CambridgeSide in partnership with J. Perry Fine Art, will host a Pop-Up Market from Friday, February 11 through Sunday, February 13, 2022. The Pop-Up Market will feature local black-owned businesses selling body products, apparel, art, and many other unique and distinctive items.


January 31 2022
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PHILADELPHIA — Jan. 20, 2022 — Travelers at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) can now enjoy the option to shop at Kiehl’s in not one but two locations within the airport. Following the original storefront shop in Terminal F, the brand is now also available in the D/E connector and is open Monday through Sunday from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm. The store is operated in partnership with 3Sixty Duty Free, a global leader in travel retail and omnichannel retail. Kiehl’s joins PHL Food & Shops’ 120-plus eateries and retailers that are currently operating during the COVID-19 pandemic.

January 26 2022
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Pinehills LLC Announces the Promotions of Deborah Sedares to President, and Diane Kimmerle to Executive Vice President

PLYMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS (January 2022) – The Pinehills, a mixed-use community located in Plymouth, Massachusetts, announced the promotions of Deborah Sedares to President and General Counsel of Pinehills LLC, and Diane Kimmerle to Executive Vice President and Controller, Pinehills LLC. The announcement was made by John Judge, who had held the position of President prior to his recent retirement from The Pinehills after 24 years.

January 24 2022
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Asheville Outlets to Host Healthy Food Drive with MANNA FoodBank

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (February 2022) – Asheville Outlets will again team with MANNA FoodBank to hold a Healthy Food Drive from Tuesday, February 1 through Monday, February 14, 2022. The drive will focus on collecting healthy nonperishable foods for distribution to those in need in western North Carolina.


“We are pleased to again partner with Asheville Outlets on this important donation drive to collect healthy food pantry items for those in need in our community,” says Olivia Onderlinde, Corporate Engagement Manager for MANNA.

January 13 2022
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Winter Warm Up Donation Drives Benefitting Cradles to Crayons

BOSTON, MA (January 2022) – New England Development shopping destinations located throughout the Boston area are hosting a Winter Warm Up Clothing Drive to benefit Cradles to Crayons this month. CambridgeSide in Cambridge, University Station in Westwood, and Westgate Mall in Brockton will each be collecting new winter coats, hats, gloves and warm winter clothing (size zero to adult medium). Each center has specially marked bins for donations.