Native Sun to Remain Long-Term in Downtown Newburyport

Award-Winning Fashion Boutique at 20 Pleasant Street

NEWBURYPORT, MASSACHUSETTS (November 2020) – Native Sun, the award-winning women’s fashion boutique has announced plans to remain long-term at 20 Pleasant Street in downtown Newburyport. Native Sun originally opened in Newburyport in 1989 and was a popular fashion destination for over 21 years. Opening as a pop-up boutique in August 2020, Native Sun has been met with tremendous enthusiasm from Newburyport shoppers.

Native Sun offers a wide selection of contemporary women’s wear from top designers including Free People, Margaret O’Leary, Michael Stars, Nicole Miller and Splendid, among others. The shop’s apparel and accessories collections are carefully curated by Native Sun founder John Darke and his wife Lisa.

“We are delighted to announce that Native Sun will remain in Newburyport,” says Rebekah Macchia, Marketing Director of Newburyport Development. “This well-known fashion boutique is also a wonderful holiday shopping destination offering a wide selection of gifts from sweaters to jewelry to Native Sun gift cards.”

Newburyport Development
Newburyport Development, a New England Development Company, is located in the heart of downtown Newburyport, Massachusetts, where you’ll find historic neighborhoods and cobblestone streets alongside contemporary restaurants, a shopper’s paradise, and modern galleries. As one of Newburyport’s leading property owners and property managers, Newburyport Development owns more than 50 prime retail/office locations and residential units throughout downtown Newburyport, plus Newburyport Marinas, Michael’s Harborside restaurant, Harborside Catering and the Phoenix Room function facility.

Newburyport shops include Native Sun, Lively Kids, francesca’s, Talbots, M.K. Benatti Jewelers, SOAK and many more. Dining selections feature Michael’s Harborside, The Poynt, Brick & Ash, Oregano Pizzeria and Ristorante, and Tuscan Sea Grill & Bar, among others. All are part of Newburyport’s vibrant waterside setting, which offers some of New England’s best fishing, boating, dining, and shopping. For more information, visit NewburyportDev.com and NewburyportShops.com.

New England Development
For over forty years, New England Development has taken a creative, entrepreneurial approach to real estate development and management - delivering and sustaining successful projects across a wide range of property types. These projects transform complex challenges into preferred locations, generate long-term value to communities, afford compelling opportunities for local and national businesses, and offer sought-after experiences to a wide range of consumers.

The company is acclaimed for creating some of the country's most widely-recognized and successful regional centers, as well as multifaceted developments that combine retail, residential, hotel, and office uses. Outlet centers, high-end and street-front retail, airport retail, golf courses, restaurants, and marinas round out New England Development's robust portfolio. For more information, visit NEDevelopment.com.