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 18 2021
Press releases

Outlets of Des Moines to Participate in DEA National Take Back Day

ALTOONA, IOWA (October 2021) – Outlets of Des Moines (OutletsofDesMoines.com) will participate in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, October 23, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day provides a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the public about the potential for abuse of medications.

Area families, friends, and neighbors are encouraged to participate.

 

October 18 2021
Press releases

Westgate Mall Announces Opening of LACED Sneaker & Streetwear Boutique

BROCKTON, MASSACHUSETTS (October 2021) - Westgate Mall (ShopatWestgateMall.com) in Brockton has announced the opening of LACED Sneaker and Streetwear boutique. LACED at Westgate Mall offers today’s most sought-after and collectible sneakers and streetwear including a wide selection of Supreme, Yeezy, Palace, Fear of God and more, at prices from $200 to more than $1,000 per pair.

 

October 13 2021
Press releases

8th Annual Trunk or Treat Presented by Cars & Coffee at Palm Beach Outlets

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (October 2021) -- The 8th Annual Trunk or Treat presented by Cars & Coffee Palm Beach will be held at Palm Beach Outlets on Sunday, October 17, 2021, from 8:00 a.m. to 12 Noon. Families are invited to this free Halloween-themed meet and greet; children are encouraged to arrive in costume with bags to collect candy from the many participating car owners.

 

October 13 2021
Press releases

Asheville Outlets Announces Opening of The Gold Dust Boutique

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (October 2021) – Asheville Outlets has announced the opening of The Gold Dust Boutique (ShopGoldDust.com) featuring affordable and trendy apparel for the modern woman. Bohemian and young contemporary styles are showcased in a wide selection of tops, bottoms, dresses and skirts, body suits, rompers, graphic tees, shoes, and accessories in the boutique’s first storefront at Asheville Outlets.

 

October 7 2021
Press releases

CambridgeSide Announces Opening of Debbs Kitchen

CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS (October 2021) – CambridgeSide has announced the opening of Debbs Kitchen, a brand of healthy spices that inspires the everyday cooking experience. With a mission to help people live healthier lives one meal at a time, Debbs Kitchen highlights Afro-Continental Cuisine, a celebration of rich African flavors with cuisines from other parts of the world.

October 7 2021
Press releases

Palm Beach Outlets Announces Original Penguin Coming Soon

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (October 2021) - Palm Beach Outlets (PalmBeachOutlets.com) has announced the November opening of Original Penguin, the beloved American sportswear brand featuring a diverse range of lifestyle fashions and accessories including clothing, footwear and eyewear. The brand reworks its archive of fashion classics with seasonal updates to reflect a modern lifestyle.

 

October 6 2021
Press releases

Bless by Bless Celebrates Boston Fashion Week with Live Show at CambridgeSide

CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS (October 2021) – Fashion designer Bless Mazarura of Bless by Bless (IIIB) will preview the brand’s Genesis Capsule at CambridgeSide (CambridgeSide.com) on Thursday, October 7, 2021, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., on Level 1. Bless Mazarura recently launched a IIIB Pop-Up Experience at the center; the CambridgeSide store is Bless by Bless’ first retail location.

 

October 6 2021
Press releases

Outlets of Des Moines to Host Halloween Trick or Treat & Donation Drive for Caring Hands Outreach Center

ALTOONA, IOWA (October 2021) – Outlets of Des Moines (OutletsofDesMoines.com) will host Halloween Trick or Treat on Thursday, October 28, 2021, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The annual trick-or-treat event begins at the Food Pavilion and is free and open to the public. Families with children 12 years and under are encouraged to come in costume to collect goodies throughout the center (First come, first served. While supplies last.). All children must be accompanied by an adult.

October 5 2021
Press releases

MarketPlace Logan Welcomes Athletes Back to Boston with a Running List of Offers & Amenities

BOSTON, MA – October 5, 2021) – MarketPlace Logan, an affiliate of Boston-based New England Development and manager of the Boston Logan Concessions Program at Boston Logan International Airport is excited to welcome athletes back to Boston just in time for marathon festivities. MarketPlace is not only home to the first and only New Balance airport store, its restaurants and stores also provide amenities for passengers using BOS2GO, an online ordering platform.

 

October 4 2021
Press releases

CURBSIDE PICKUP FOR MEALS AND MORE NOW AVAILABLE AT PHILADELPHIA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

PHILADELPHIA — Oct. 4, 2021 — PHL Food & Shops, the concessions program at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL), is now offering curbside pickup for food and retail items through PHL’s own contactless ordering program, OrderAtPHL.com.

You no longer need to be a ticketed passenger to enjoy your favorite airport eats and merchandise. Anyone can browse, preorder and pay for items from participating airport eateries and retailers and pick up their items at the Employee Bus Stop Lot on Departures Road, Terminal E. Hours for available curbside pickup may vary.

October 1 2021
Press releases

Fusion Dolls Expands at Westgate Mall

BROCKTON, MASSACHUSETTS (September 2021) - Westgate Mall (ShopatWestgateMall.com) has announced the opening of Fusion Dolls into a new, larger space at the center. Starting as a kiosk, Fusion Dolls has seen continued growth over the last year and has moved into an inline store. Fusion Dolls will open in their new storefront on Friday, October 1, 2021.

 

October 1 2021
Press releases

Outlets of Des Moines Hosts Share the Warmth Hat and Scarf Donation Drive to Honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month

ALTOONA, IOWA (September 2021) – From October 1 through October 17, 2021, Outlets of Des Moines will host Share the Warmth, a Hat and Scarf Donation Drive to honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Donations of new hats and scarves can be dropped off in the marked bins located at Eddie Bauer Outlet and Outlets of Des Moines’ Customer Service. Donations will benefit the patients of MercyOne Katzmann Breast Care (MercyOne.org/Katzmann). 

 

September 28 2021
Press releases

Westgate Mall Hosts Black Owned Brockton Pop-Up Market

BROCKTON, MASSACHUSETTS (September 2021) – Westgate Mall will once again partner with Black Owned Brockton to host Melanin Essential Market II, a curated pop-up market featuring a variety of local entrepreneurs. The Melanin Essential Market Pop-Up will be held at Westgate Mall on Friday, October 1 through Sunday, October 3rd from noon to 6:00 p.m.

 

September 23 2021
Press releases

Asheville Outlets Hosts Diaper Supply Drive to Benefit Babies Need Bottoms During Diaper Need Awareness Week

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (September 2021) – During Diaper Need Awareness Week, Asheville Outlets will help close the diaper gap in Western North Carolina. Diaper need has risen dramatically since the beginning of the pandemic, and Asheville Outlets is partnering with Babies Need Bottoms to host a supply drive from Monday, September 27 through Sunday, October 3, 2021. Donations of diapers and baby wipes can be placed in the marked bins in the Food Court. For more information, or for those who need diapers, visit BabiesNeedBottoms.org.

 

September 23 2021
Press releases

Palm Beach Outlets Announces Fall 2021 Opening of TUMI Outlet Store

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (September 2021) – Palm Beach Outlets has announced the fall 2021 opening of the upscale travel and lifestyle brand, TUMI. The TUMI Outlet Store features high-end accessories, luggage, wallets, briefcases, and bags at prices up to 65 percent less than traditional retail. For more information, visit PalmBeachOutlets.com.

 

September 22 2021
Press releases

Outlets of Des Moines Hosts Flu Shot Clinic with Polk County Health Department

ALTOONA, IOWA (September 2021) – Outlets of Des Moines will host a Flu Shot Clinic on Saturday, September 25 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with the Polk County Health Department. The clinic will be held under a tent located on the concourse near Vera Bradley Factory Outlet Store. Appointments are required, sign-up at: ImmunizePolk.com. For additional more information, visit OutletsofDesMoines.com.

 

September 20 2021
Press releases

CambridgeSide Announces Opening of Bless by Bless

CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS (September 2021) – CambridgeSide (CambridgeSide.com) has announced the opening of Bless By Bless (BlessbyBless.com), a limited edition fashion brand of timeless wardrobe essentials with fine fabrics and minimal asymmetrical silhouettes. Showcasing convertible, gender neutral, ready-to-wear capsules influenced by the traditional African garments of its designer’s heritage, Bless by Bless focuses on empowering and unifying.

 

September 9 2021
Press releases

Outlets of Des Moines Presents Cruise into Fall

ALTOONA, IOWA (September 2021) – Outlets of Des Moines presents Cruise into Fall, a day of viewing, live entertainment, and delicious brews and bites on Saturday, September 25, 2021, from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

 

August 27 2021
In the news

A Brockton business started selling dolls online. Now, it's opening its first store.

BROCKTON —  Widline Pyrame started her business, Fusion Dolls, selling multicultural dolls with Black and brown skin and textured hair online after she was laid off from her job during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2019.

 

The goal of Fusion Dolls has been to represent children through dolls, which is something she recognized the importance of by studying social work and working with children.

 

August 26 2021
Press releases

University Station Announces Opening of Five Below

 

WESTWOOD, MA (August 2021) - University Station in Westwood (ShopUniversityStation.com) has announced the Friday, August 27, 2021 opening of Five Below, the trend-right, extreme-value brand for tweens, teens and beyond.

 

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