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 25 2023
Press releases

J.Crew Factory Now Open at University Station

WESTWOOD, MASSACHUSETTS (May 25, 2023) – J.Crew Factory is now open at University Station ( Known for its fun, classic and colorful styles for women, men, and kids, J.Crew Factory is part of the J.Crew Group family of brands, which is celebrating 40 years (and counting) of elevated American style.

May 18 2023
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Beau & Ro Now Open on Nantucket

NANTUCKET, MASSACHUSETTS (May 2023) – Charleston’s favorite boutique, Beau & Ro, is now open at 4 Federal Street in downtown Nantucket. A jewel box destination for upbeat and effortless dressing, Beau & Ro features apparel, bags, accessories, and gifts. The boutique will showcase Beau & Ro’s apparel, an exclusive collection of unique designs created in the retailer’s own fair-trade factory, Olive Workshop.

May 18 2023
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LEALLO Now Open at 15 State Street, Newburyport, MA

NEWBURYPORT, MASSACHUSETTS (May 2023) – Lifestyle brand LEALLO is now open at 15 State Street in downtown Newburyport. LEALLO features an extensive selection of beautifully constructed, luxuriously soft wardrobe staples for women including tees, sweatshirts, sweatpants, shorts, jackets, jumpsuits, and dresses. LEALLO was founded in 2015 by lifelong fashion industry professional and Hamptons resident Meg Chiarello. The downtown Newburyport store will be the retailer’s first in Massachusetts with longtime Newburyport resident Kara Chiarello at the helm of the boutique.

May 17 2023
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Alice Walk Opens First Retail Store on Nantucket

NANTUCKET, MASSACHUSETTS (May 2023) – Alice Walk has opened the company’s first brick & mortar shop at 18B Federal Street, Nantucket. Founded on the belief that pairing classic silhouettes with beautiful, unique fabrics is the key to creating a fresh-yet-timeless wardrobe, the Alice Walk shop features the company’s exclusive designs including dresses, tops, wraps, sweaters, outerwear, accessories and more.

April 27 2023
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Everything Travel Store - With Amazon's Just Walk Out Technology - Debuts at PHL

PHILADELPHIA — April 26, 2023 —Passengers at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) now have an even wider array of shopping locations to choose from, as PHL Food & Shops welcomes Everything Travel, the airport’s newest retail option for travel accessories.

A ribbon-cutting ceremony to commemorate the official opening of Everything Travel will take place on May 10 at 10 a.m. in front of the store, located in Terminal D.

April 20 2023
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PHL Merchants Celebrate 100,000 Pounds of Food Donated to Philabundance

PHILADELPHIA — April 19, 2023 —A collaboration between the hunger relief nonprofit, Philabundance, and PHL Food & Shops has recently reached a milestone in donating more than 100,000 pounds of soon-to-expire food from airport concessions to Philadelphia International Airport’s (PHL) neighbors in need. In total, the joint effort between Philabundance and PHL merchants has resulted in 108,825 pounds of food and approximately 141,500 meals donated, as of March 2023.

April 19 2023
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Celebrate Nantucket’s 47th Annual Daffodil Festival

NANTUCKET, MASSACHUSETTS (April 2023) – Celebrate spring at the annual Nantucket Daffodil Festival from Thursday, April 27 through Sunday, April 30, 2023. The 47th Nantucket Daffodil Festival is the season’s kick-off celebration sponsored by the Nantucket Chamber of Commerce. Visitors will see millions of blooming daffodils throughout the island and can enjoy the Daffodil Antique Car Parade followed by a tailgate picnic in Siasconset Village. The Children's Bike Parade, Daffy Hat Parade, and the Daffodil Dog Parade and many other activities will be held all weekend.

April 18 2023
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Port Vida Mexican Cantina Now Open

NEWBURYPORT, MASSACHUSETTS (April 2023) – Port Vida a Mexican Cantina is now open at 10 Center Street in downtown Newburyport. Port Vida is a new Mexican restaurant concept from Daniel Vargas, the owner of Casa Blanca Mexican Restaurant (Andover, MA) who brings over twenty years of experience as a restauranteur to the new eatery. Port u Vida translates to “For Your Life” and offers fresh, healthful, and innovative fare. The restaurant is the perfect place to gather friends and family to enjoy food, drinks, and music.

April 13 2023
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Outlets of Des Moines to Host Brews and Bites

ALTOONA, IOWA (April 2023) – Outlets of Des Moines ( will host Brews and Bites on Saturday, April 29, 2023, from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. The fun filled day will feature local food trucks, area craft brews, live entertainment and more. Admission is free.

“Outlets of Des Moines is excited to present Brews and Bites,” says General Manager TJ Just. “We welcome everyone to come and enjoy the best of our delicious food trucks, local craft beers and area musicians,” he adds.

April 12 2023
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Studio by Garden Streets at CambridgeSide Host April School Vacation Classes

CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS (April 2023) – Studio by Garden Streets at CambridgeSide ( will offer special classes during school vacation week, April 17-21, 2023. Designed with the maturity, interests, and abilities of 10-17 year olds, Studio by Garden Streets vacation programs provide expert instruction with a focus on art, fun, and relaxation. Participants will learn a new craft or technique in the Studio by Garden Street’s workshop space.

April 10 2023
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Asheville Outlets to Host Kid’s Day and Summer Camp Expo Benefitting Give to the Music

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (April 2023) - Asheville Outlets will host a Kid’s Day and Summer Camp Expo benefitting Give to the Music on Saturday, May 6, 2023, from 10:30 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. The family friendly event will feature strolling magic, a face painter, live music and more. The Expo provides parents and campers the opportunity to meet representatives and view booths and displays from a variety of area camps, including traditional overnight, sports, arts, day, academic and more.

April 3 2023
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Asheville Outlets to Host Drive Electric Earth Day

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (April 2023) – Asheville Outlets will host Drive Electric Earth Day on Sunday, April 30, 2023, from 12 noon to 4:00 p.m. Spectators will be able to view and ride in a wide range of electric vehicles including the Ford Lightning and Rivian Electric Trucks, the VW ID4, the Hyundai Ioniq 5, and the Kia EV 6, Bolt EVs and EUVs, plus there will be a "Vintage EVs" section and much more. Visitors will also get a chance to test the latest electric bikes and scooters and learn about solar and the expanded solar tax credit.

April 3 2023
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CambridgeSide Announces Opening of EROS

CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS (April 2023) – CambridgeSide (, has announced the opening of EROS, a locally-owned fashion retailer offering formal wear for men, women, teens and children. From weddings to prom, EROS has an expansive selection of top fashions for every special occasion.

March 28 2023
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CambridgeSide and J. Perry Fine Art Host Spring Pop-Up Market

CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS (March 2023) – CambridgeSide (, in partnership with J. Perry Fine Art, will celebrate spring with a special pop-up vendor market on Saturday, April 1, 2023. The Pop-Up Market will take place on Level 1 from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. featuring home décor, jewelry, fashion, and personal care items from locally-owned businesses. Featured vendors include August Sun Candles, Queens Essentials, Larry Pierce Fine Art, MAE E FILHA, One Piece at a Time and more.

March 22 2023
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Good Lucky Pizza Co. Now Open at Philadelphia International Airport

PHILADELPHIA — March 22, 2023 — Travelers at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) can now enjoy crispy, thick-crust pizza, among other Italian-inspired menu items and craft cocktails, from Good Luck Pizza Co. located in Terminal E. PHL Food & Shops is excited to welcome this new addition to its ever-growing roster of more than 176 shops and eateries throughout the airport.

March 20 2023
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PHL Food & Shops Celebrates National Cheesesteak Week March 20-24

PHILADELPHIA — March 20, 2023 — Few sandwiches are as bold and vibrant as the city they come from—besides the Philly Cheesesteak. Fewer still are worthy of a weeklong tribute.

National Cheesesteak Day is Friday, March 24. Again this year, Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) is celebrating National Cheesesteak Day all week long, from March 20 to March 24, with giveaways, exclusive deals — and of course, cheesesteaks. Travelers can enjoy Philly’s favorite sandwich, among other cheesesteak-inspired items, at 12 restaurants throughout the airport.

March 9 2023
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Newburyport Restaurant Week March 12-26, 2023

NEWBURYPORT, MASSACHUSETTS (March 2023) – Diners can mark their calendars for Newburyport Restaurant Week, March 12 through March 26, 2023. Participating eateries will offer price fixe lunch and dinner multi-course specials sure to please every palate. For a full list of participating restaurants visit