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.

October 8 2020
Press releases

Asheville Outlets to Host Drive-Thru Food Drive with Asheville Buncombe Community Christian Ministry (ABCCM)

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (October 2020) - Asheville Outlets (ShopAshevilleOutlets.com) will host a drive-thru food donation drive with Asheville Buncombe Community Christian Ministry (ABCCM) from Monday, October 12, through Friday, October 16, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. each day at the Food Court entrance. Drivers can pull up, stay inside their vehicles and hand off donations safely to volunteers, all of whom will be wearing protective gloves and masks.

October 7 2020
In the news

One of Nantucket's Hotels Is Dedicating Luxury Suites to Historic Women

September 16, 2020 
Written By Ellie Nan Storck | Departures

A stay at the Jared Coffin House is, simply put, something any history buff visiting Nantucket should experience. The hallways of this charming mansion-turned-hotel buzz with stories of whaling town yore, and the elegant decor is a nod to those who made the island what it is today. 

October 5 2020
Press releases

Midwest Local Vendor Market Comes to Outlets of Des Moines

ALTOONA, IOWA (October 2020) – The Midwest Vendor Market will make an October stop at Outlets of Des Moines (OutletsofDesMoines.com) on Saturday, October 24, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Featuring vendors from around the state of Iowa, the Midwest Local Vendor Market features a wide array of fashions, jewelry, home décor, wellness & spa products, baked goods and more. Social distancing protocols will be followed at the vendor market.

October 5 2020
Press releases

Palm Beach Outlets Announces Fall Opening of Lacoste Outlet

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (October 2020) – Palm Beach Outlets has announced the fall opening of Lacoste Outlet. Lacoste is internationally known for its iconic polo shirts, available in a wide color palette every season. The French brand also offers sportswear apparel for men and women, as well as shoes, eyewear, watches, fragrances, handbags and luggage, belts, and home textiles.

September 25 2020
Press releases

Asheville Outlets Announces Opening Of Pepper Palace

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (September 2020) - Asheville Outlets (ShopAshevilleOutlets.com) has announced the opening of Pepper Palace, the one-stop shop for ‘everything spicy’. The new shop offers seasonings, spices, sauces and marinades, including hot sauce, salsas, gourmet olive oils, pickled items, beef jerky and BBQ sauces.

September 24 2020
Press releases

Westgate Mall to Host Adult Winter Clothing Drive for Local Charity, Support the Soupman

BROCKTON, MASSACHUSETTS (September 2020) - Westgate Mall (ShopatWestgateMall.com) will host a month-long donation drive in October to gather much needed winter wear for the homeless in partnership with the local charity, Support the Soupman. Items needed include new adult size jackets, boots, hats, and mittens/gloves. Donations can be left in the specially marked donation bin located near Burlington in the mall.

September 22 2020
Press releases

Mazie’s Mobile Shop Pops-Up At Outlets Of Des Moines

ALTOONA, IOWA (September 2020) – Outlets of Des Moines (OutletsofDesMoines.com) is pleased to announce that Mazie’s Mobile Shop will visit the center two weekends each month through December, 2020. Founded by a mother-daughter team, Mazie’s Mobile Shop offers unique and affordable women’s fashion in a trailer-turned-traveling boutique that moves throughout the Des Moines area. Mazie’s Mobile Shop will pop-up at Outlets of Des Moines the second and fourth weekends of each month.

September 21 2020
Press releases

Spirit Halloween Pops Up at Marketplace at the Outlets

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (September 2020) - Palm Beach Outlets (PalmBeachOutlets.com) has announced the opening of Spirit Halloween at Marketplace at the Outlets. Featuring a large selection of Halloween costumes, masks, wigs, indoor and outdoor décor items, animatronics, makeup, collectibles, props, and accessories, the shop will be open from September 23, 2020 through November 15, 2020. (Spirit Halloween is located between Ulta and DSW at the Marketplace.)

September 21 2020
Press releases

CambridgeSide to Host American Red Cross Blood Drives this Fall

CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS (September 2020) – Help save lives by donating blood! CambridgeSide will host three blood donation drives this Fall in partnership with the American Red Cross on Fridays, October 2, October 23 and November 27, 2020 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The American Red Cross is now testing all blood, platelet, and plasma donations for the COVID-19 antibody.

September 21 2020
Press releases

Asheville Outlets to Host Two October American Red Cross Blood Drive with Blood Donations Tested for COVID-19 Antibody

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (September 2020) - Help save lives by giving blood! Asheville Outlets (ShopAshevilleOutlets.com) will host two blood donation drives in partnership with the American Red Cross on Fridays, October 23, and October 30, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The American Red Cross will test all blood, platelet, and plasma donations for the COVID-19 antibody.

September 18 2020
Press releases

Outlets of Des Moines Hosts Midwest Local Vendor Market

ALTOONA, IOWA (September 2020) – Outlets of Des Moines (OutletsofDesMoines.com) will host the Midwest Local Vendor Market on Saturday, September 26, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The Midwest Local Vendor Market features vendors from around the state of Iowa. Shoppers will find a wide array of fashions, jewelry, home décor, wellness & spa products, baked goods and more. Social distancing protocols will be followed at the vendor market.

September 15 2020
Press releases

Outlets Of Des Moines To Welcome The Cosmetics Company Store

ALTOONA, IOWA (September 2020) – Outlets of Des Moines (OutletsofDesMoines.com) has announced that The Cosmetics Company Store will open on Saturday, October 3, 2020. The Cosmetics Company Store is part of The Estée Lauder Companies and offers award-winning premium skincare, makeup, haircare, and fragrance products from a collection of prestigious brands including Estée Lauder, Clinique, and MAC.

September 14 2020
Press releases

Marketplace Logan Announces Ongoing Safety Protocols And Debuts Innovative Offerings For The Concessions Program

MarketPlace Logan, an affiliate of Boston-based New England Development and manager of the Boston Logan Concession’s Program (Bos SHOP DINE), announced today the latest safety measures, contactless options and innovative new amenities taking flight at Boston Logan International Airport.

Some of the safety measures that have been put into place across the concessions program include:

September 8 2020
Press releases

White Elephant Palm Beach to Open November 4, 2020

From one vacation destination to another, Nantucket’s White Elephant resort will welcome a sister property in Palm Beach on November 4, 2020. The 32-room White Elephant Palm Beach is housed in the former Bradley Park Hotel - originally constructed in 1924 as one of the first resorts on Palm Beach's Main Street. During its century-long history, it was initially owned by Colonel Edward R. Bradley, who ran a private and celebrated Beach Club casino on land that is today Bradley Park.

September 3 2020
Press releases

Palm Beach Outlets Presents the Raise the Roof Virtual 5K Fundraiser for Quantum House

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (September 2020) - Palm Beach Outlets presents the Raise the Roof Virtual 5K Fundraiser for Quantum House. Raise the Roof Virtual 5K will begin on Sunday, September 13, 2020 at midnight and finishes on Sunday, September 27, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. EST. Join sponsors The Palm Beach Post, Baptist Health, The Town of Palm Beach United Way, Ryan Swenson Edward Jones and Palm Beach Outlets to make a difference. Registration is $35; visit PalmBeachOutlets.com for additional information and registration details.

September 3 2020
Press releases

Asheville Outlets to Welcome Pretty as a Peach Boutique

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (September 2020) - Asheville Outlets (ShopAshevilleOutlets.com) will welcome Pretty as a Peach Boutique on Friday, September 18, 2020. Founded by a husband-wife team headquartered in Tennessee, Pretty as a Peach Boutique specializes in contemporary fashions at affordable prices in sizes S-3XL. The boutique offers collections of tops, dresses, pants, jewelry, accessories, and shoes.  Pretty as a Peach Boutique’s flagship shop is in Johnson City, TN.

September 2 2020
Press releases

Auntie Anne’s/Carvel/Cinnabon Expands Offerings in Larger Shop at Westgate Mall

BROCKTON, MASSACHUSETTS (September 2020) - Westgate Mall (ShopatWestgateMall.com) has announced the opening of an expanded Auntie Anne’s/Carvel/Cinnabon location. Previously Auntie Anne’s and Carvel were served together at Westgate Mall; Cinnabon will now join the duo in an expanded footprint within the center. The menu will feature Auntie Anne’s signature fresh pretzels, Cinnabon’s classic cinnamon rolls, and Carvel ice cream, sundaes, and shakes. The new store will open on Friday, September 4, 2020.

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