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.

August 7 2020
Press releases

Nantucket Boutique Respoke Showcases Works of Local Island Artists

NANTUCKET, MASSACHUSETTS (August 2020) – Nantucket boutique Respoke has teamed with the Artists Association of Nantucket to show works of local artists at their 41 Straight Wharf shop. “While our Nantucket shop will not be opening this summer, we are delighted to offer our space to the Artists Association of Nantucket to showcase the original works of our talented island artists,” says Respoke co-founder Chris Bartick.

August 7 2020
Press releases

Outlets of Des Moines Celebrates Iowa’s Tax-Free Days

ALTOONA, IOWA (August 2020) – Outlets of Des Moines will celebrate Iowa’s Tax-Free Days Friday, August 7 and Saturday, August 8, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Many retailers we be offering special sales and promotions on already reduced outlet prices.

For additional savings, visit OutletsofDesMoines.com/couponbook or the Outlets of Des Moines Customer Service for a complimentary coupon book.

August 6 2020
Press releases

Westgate Mall Welcomes DICK's Sporting Goods

BROCKTON, MASSACHUSETTS (August 2020) – Westgate Mall (ShopatWestgateMall.com) has announced the August grand opening of DICK'S Sporting Goods. DICK'S Sporting Goods offers top-of-the-line, in-store services and exclusive offerings in apparel, footwear, baseball and golf gear and equipment.

August 6 2020
Press releases

SoulCycle Chestnut Hill Square Offers Outdoor Classes

CHESTNUT HILL, MASSACHUSETTS (August 6, 2020) – SoulCycle at Chestnut Hill Square is taking their rides outside with SoulOutside activations beginning Thursday, August 6, 2020. Through SoulOutside, SoulCycle is offering their signature 45-minute indoor cycling class in a socially distanced environment. Classes are held at an outdoor studio tent featuring 45 bikes in the parking lot of the center. Classes are available seven days a week, from 7:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., through early October. These are the first SoulOutside classes to be held outside of New York.

August 4 2020
Press releases

Outlets Of Des Moines Announces August 2020 Grand Opening Of Journeys

ALTOONA, IOWA (August 2020) – Outlets of Des Moines has announced the August 2020 grand opening of Journeys, a leader in the teen retail industry. Journeys specializes in footwear, apparel, backpacks, hats, accessories, and unique specialty items. The store will feature today’s most fashion forward teen merchandise, in an energetic retail atmosphere featuring the latest music videos and promotions. Shoppers should visit OutletsofDesMoines.com for the most up-to-date notifications on opening day.

July 30 2020
Press releases

Palm Beach Outlets To Host Monthly Drive-Thru Food Distributions With Schumacher Auto Group And The Tree Of Life Resource Center

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (July 2020) – Palm Beach Outlets (PalmBeachOutlets.com) will continue monthly drive-thru food distributions in partnership with the Schumacher Auto Group and The Tree of Life Resource Center on the second Friday of the month starting Friday, August 14, 2020 through December 11, 2020 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Additional distributions will take place on Fridays, September 11, October 9 and November 13, 2020.

July 29 2020
Press releases

U.S. Post Office Opens In New Location At Bunker Hill Mall

CHARLESTOWN, MASSACHUSETTS (July 2020) – The United States Post Office in Charlestown, MA has opened in its new location at Bunker Hill Mall. The new Charlestown, MA Post Office branch is located next to Citizens Bank.

“The Postal Service looks forward to serving the local Charlestown community from our new location at Bunker Hill Mall,” says Steven Doherty, Strategic Communications Specialist for the Northeast Area of the United States Post Office.

July 29 2020
Press releases

Outlets Of Little Rock Announces Opening Of Bath & Body Works

LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS (July 2020) - Outlets of Little Rock (OutletsofLittleRock.com) has announced the Saturday, August 1, 2020 grand opening of national specialty retailer Bath & Body Works. For over 25 years, Bath & Body Works has offered a wide selection of items for personal care from fresh fragrances to soothing skin care lotions, soaps, candles, and more. Bath & Body Works creates distinctive scents and features hundreds of quality products perfect for personal pampering and gift giving.  

July 23 2020
Press releases

Outlets of Little Rock Offers Specials and Extended Hours for Arkansas Sales Tax Holiday Weekend

LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS (July 2020) - Outlets of Little Rock (OutletsofLittleRock.com) will offer extended shopping hours with many retailers featuring special discounts during Arkansas Sales Tax Holiday Weekend which will be held Saturday, August 1 and Sunday, August 2, 2020. The center will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Saturday and from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Sunday. Please check with individual stores before visiting, as hours may vary.

July 23 2020
Press releases

Outlets of Des Moines Hosts Midwest Local Vendor Market

ALTOONA, IOWA (July 2020) – Outlets of Des Moines (OutletsofDesMoines.com) will host the Midwest Local Vendor Market on Saturday, August 1, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The Midwest Local Vendor Market features vendors from around the state of Iowa. Visitors will find many unique items perfect for back-to-school needs and teacher gifts. The marketplace features home décor, jewelry, clothing, wellness & spa products, baked goods and more. Social distancing protocols will be followed at the vendor market.

July 16 2020
Press releases

Outlets of Des Moines Hosts Midwest Local Vendor Market

ALTOONA, IOWA (July 2020) – Outlets of Des Moines (OutletsofDesMoines.com) will host the Midwest Local Vendor Market on Saturday, July 18, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The Midwest Local Vendor Market features vendors from around the state of Iowa. Visitors will find one-of-a-kind gift items, home décor, jewelry, clothing, wellness & spa products, baked goods and more. The next Midwest Local Vendor Market at Outlets of Des Moines will be held on Saturday, August 1, 2020.

July 9 2020
In the news

Tuscan Sea Grill opens Monday on Newburyport's waterfront

THE DAILY NEWS | JULY 9, 2020 

NEWBURYPORT – Months of anticipation over the opening of the city’s newest waterfront restaurant is expected to end Monday when Tuscan Sea Grill opens its doors.

Part of the Tuscan Brands family, Tuscan Sea Grill is owned by Lawrence native Joe Faro and is located at 54 Merrimac St., former home of the Black Cow Tap & Grill.

“We can’t wait to bring Tuscan Brands to another part of the Merrimack Valley,” said Faro, Tuscan Brands’ CEO, in a statement. “This restaurant will be a new concept for us, curated just for Newburyport.”

July 7 2020
Press releases

Tuscan Sea Grill & Bar To Join Thriving Newburyport Restaurant Scene

NEWBURYPORT, MASSACHUSETTS (July 2020) – Tuscan Brands (TuscanBrands.com) will open Tuscan Sea Grill & Bar, a new restaurant concept, at 54 Merrimac Street in downtown Newburyport, MA in mid-July. Tuscan Brands is acclaimed for celebrating culinary traditions from all over Italy. Tuscan Sea Grill & Bar will feature locally sourced seafood, a raw bar, Tuscan Brand’s famous scratch made pasta, as well as house made artisan breads, Neapolitan style pizzas, house made desserts, gelato and more.

July 7 2020
Press releases

PHL Food & Shops Partners With Philadelphia Ronald Mcdonald House To Provide Meals For Families In Need

PHILADELPHIA — July 6, 2020 — PHL Food & Shops, the restaurant and retail concessions at the Philadelphia International Airport (PHL), joined forces with the Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House (PRMH) for its Guest Chef Program on Friday, June 26. Restaurant chefs from various airport eateries prepared and delivered approximately 80 premade meals to families staying at the PRMH on 40th and Chestnut streets.

July 7 2020
Press releases

Westgate Mall to Host American Red Cross Blood Drive with All Blood Donations Tested for COVID-19 Antibody

BROCKTON, MASSACHUSETTS (July 2020) – Westgate Mall will host a blood donation drive in partnership with the American Red Cross on Tuesday, July 21, 2020 from 1:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the center. The American Red Cross is now testing all blood, platelet, and plasma donations for the COVID-19 antibody. Donors can expect to receive the results of their antibody test within 7 to 10 days through the Red Cross Blood Donor App or on the donor portal at RedCrossBlood.org.

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