Noteworthy news about New England Development and our diverse portfolio of properties

Media coverage of New England Development’s many projects keeps retailers, 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.  Articles in the Palm Beach Post and Sun Sentinel announce store openings and concerts at Palm Beach Outlets, readers of the Washington Post learn about the exciting new shops and restaurants arriving at Ronald Reagan National Airport and Washington Dulles International Airport, and devotees of Travel + Leisure and Condé Nast Traveler hear regularly of Nantucket Island Resorts’ many awards and accolades.

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.

July 22 2019
Press releases

Massachusetts' First Serena & Lily to Open at Chestnut Hill Square

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS (August 2019) – New England Development has announced that Serena & Lily, a California-based home and lifestyle company, will open early fall at Chestnut Hill Square in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts.  Serena & Lily is noted for its combination of breezy California style with great design, a look that is casual and coastal, relaxed yet refined. The Serena & Lily Chestnut Hill Design Shop will be the company’s first store in Massachusetts.

June 24 2019
Press releases

10th Annual Run + Ride at CambridgeSide Registration Now Open

CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS (June 2019) - The 10th Annual Run + Ride at CambridgeSide, a FREE Kids Only Duathlon with biking and running around CambridgeSide will be held on Sunday, August 4, 2019. Run + Ride at CambridgeSide is a complimentary event for children 5-13 years old and features summer fun for the whole family with prizes, race t-shirts, giveaways, entertainment and more. An iPad is awarded to each category winner. First time races encouraged. Races are not timed and the course is handicap accessible. All abilities are welcome.

June 24 2019
In the news

'Great Hall' unveiled at Boston Logan International Airport's Terminal B

June 20, 2019 | WCVB

BOSTON — Travelers using Terminal B at Boston Logan International Airport will now be greeted by a new travel experience, starting with a new Great Hall.

The space was unveiled Thursday by representatives of the Massachusetts Port Authority and American Airlines, the preeminent airline flying out of Terminal B.

June 20 2019
Press releases

Asheville Outlets Hosts Independence Day 5K Race

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (June 2019) - Asheville Outlets ( will host the Independence Day 5K on Thursday, July 4, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. Participants can choose from the timed 5K run/walk or the 1 mile unlimited walk. Registration pricing, day of or in advance is $30 for adults for the 5K Race and $15 for the 1 mile walk. Special senior and youth pricing available. $5 from every registration will go towards either the Wounded Warrior Project or Veteran for Peace.

June 20 2019
Press releases

Outlets of Des Moines Hosts Kids Day Summer Kick Off!

ALTOONA, IOWA (June 2019) – Outlets of Des Moines ( will host a Kids Day Summer Kick Off! event on Saturday, June 22, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the center. The day of FREE family fun includes a 9:00 a.m. Donut Run with Nike Factory Store, a comedy magic show, face painting, glitter tattoos, music, balloon twisting, kids’ crafts and more.

June 17 2019
Press releases

CambridgeSide Announces Charleys Philly Steaks Now Open

CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS (June 2019) – Charleys Philly Steaks is now open at CambridgeSide, joining a diverse line-up of over fifteen eateries, including the newest additions of Cosi, Gong Cha, Dough Life and Woops. For more than 30 years, Columbus-based Charleys Philly Steaks has been serving up its famous Philly Cheesesteaks made with 100% USDA Choice Steak or 100% All-White Meat Chicken and fresh toppings grilled-to-order, along with loaded Gourmet Fries and Real Fruit Lemonades.

May 29 2019
Press releases

CambridgeSide Hosts Freedom Run 5K

CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS (May 2019) – CambridgeSide is excited to partner with East Cambridge Business Association in Freedom Run, a patriotic 5K race through the heart of East Cambridge and Inman Square on a flat and fast course with the race starting and finishing at CambridgeSide. Registration includes a short sleeve technical t-shirt, five free parking passes, VIP perks for teams over 20 and a post-race celebration on the roof deck at CambridgeSide featuring music, food and beverages by Cambridge Brewing.

May 28 2019
Press releases

Jewelry Pop-Up Shop Benefitting Dress for Success Boston

CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS (May 2019) – CambridgeSide ( has teamed up with Dress for Success Boston to host a Jewelry Pop-Up Shop from Friday, May 31 to Sunday, June 2, 2019. For every piece of jewelry sold, CambridgeSide will donate a piece of jewelry to Dress for Success Boston. 

The Jewelry Pop-Up will be located on Level 1 near Starbucks. All proceeds benefit Dress for Success Boston.

May 22 2019
In the news

Palm Beach Outlets Gets a MAXI Award for Cars & Coffee Event


The Palm Beach Outlets has been recognized with global award, the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) MAXI Award, part of the organization’s Global Awards that recognize achievement for professional excellence in the retail real estate Industry.

May 21 2019
Press releases

Chill Sugar Now Open at Chestnut Hill Square

CHESTNUT HILL, MASSACHUSETTS (May 2019) – Brookline, Massachusetts resident Alex Cattan and her family have opened Chill Sugar, a pop-up boutique featuring unique gift items, a wide variety of candies and confections, as well as a custom balloon bar perfect for party planning.

“We are delighted to welcome Chill Sugar to Chestnut Hill Square. This innovative sweets boutique is brimming with delightful treats for every occasion,” comments Beth Spiegel, Specialty Leasing Manager for New England Development.

May 17 2019
Press releases

Outlets of Des Moines Announces Opening of The Uniform Outlet

ALTOONA, IOWA (May 2019) – Outlets of Des Moines ( is pleased to announce that The Uniform Outlet will open at the center in late May 2019. The Uniform Outlet specializes in affordable brand name scrubs and medical uniforms for both men and women. Sizes at The Uniform Outlet range from extra small to 5X and are available in petite, regular, tall and plus. 

May 13 2019
Press releases

Outlets of Des Moines to Host the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Great Strides Walk

ALTOONA, IOWA (May 2019) – Outlets of Des Moines ( will host The Iowa Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Great Strides Walk. The walk will take place on Saturday, May 18, 2019 and will feature an 8:00 a.m. yoga class with Yoga & Co. followed by a 9:00 a.m. registration. The walk will begin at 10:00 a.m. Lunch will be served at 11:00 a.m. to all registered participants. For more information or to register, visit

May 13 2019
Press releases

The Red Store Now Open at Westgate

BROCKTON, MASSACHUSETTS (May 2019) – The Red Store is now open at Westgate in Brockton, Massachusetts. The Red Store offers amazing prices on a wide array of unique items, novelties, toys and seasonal merchandise. Featuring vintage CDs, albums and prints with a constantly changing inventory, The Red Store also offers home goods, books, sports and outdoor items, and more.

“We are delighted to welcome The Red Store to Westgate as we continue to provide our shoppers with diverse, exciting new retailers and services,” explains Rebekah Macchia, Marketing Director of Westgate.


May 13 2019
Press releases

Outlets of Des Moines to Host Midwest Local Vendor Market Saturday, May 18, 2019

ALTOONA, IOWA (May 2019) – Outlets of Des Moines ( will host the Midwest Local Market on Saturday, May 18, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the center. The Midwest Local Vendor Market showcases a wide array of unique items including home décor, jewelry, clothing, repurposed items, nutritional and wellness products, handmade sewn, crochet and knitted pieces, baked goods and spa items.

May 9 2019
In the news

A look at the proposed ‘Allston Yards’ development

Christopher Gavin - staff | May 8, 2019 9:59 am

Plans to substantially revamp and redesign the site of an Allston-Brighton shopping center could bring in as many as 895 residential units, along with new shops, restaurants, and streets over several years.

The project, “Allston Yards,” which is undergoing the city’s review process, would essentially create a small neighborhood at 60 Everett St., on 10.6 acres between the Boston Landing complex and its MBTA commuter rail station.

May 2 2019
Press releases

Arkansas Travelers Meet & Greet at Outlets of Little Rock

LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS (May 2019) - Outlets of Little Rock invites fans of all ages to a meet and greet with the Arkansas Travelers mascots, plus two players from the team, on Saturday, May 11, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. outside Outlets of Little Rock Food Pavilion.

Get an autograph or photo with the players, play some cornhole and enter for a chance to win a family four-pack to a Travelers baseball game! The event is free and open to the public.

May 1 2019
Press releases

Palm Beach Outlets Welcomes Three New Luxury Brands

Three of the nation’s most coveted brands are opening at Palm Beach Outlets this year:  Coach, kate spade new york, and Stuart Weitzman.  Known for their quality, craftsmanship and creativity, these brands join an already impressive line-up of stores at Palm Beach Outlets providing shoppers with a wide range of women’s and men’s fashion and accessories, including Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH, Brooks Brothers Factory Store, Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store, Calvin Klein, Cole Haan Outlet, J.Crew | crewcuts Factory, Tommy Hilfiger, GUESS Factory and Ann Taylor Factory Store. 

April 25 2019
Press releases

CambridgeSide Announces Opening of Così

CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS (April 2019) – Cosi, one of America’s top sandwich and salad makers, is now open at CambridgeSide. Founded in Paris, Cosi is known for its Freshly Baked  Flatbread (made from a centuries-old recipe), Signature Salad, TBM Sandwich and Creamy Tomato Soup, among other flavorful product offerings for breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks and catering.