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.

February 21 2019
In the news

Asheville Outlets Provides Home Furnishings Niche for Western North Carolina Market

Posted on February 15, 2019 by John Nelson for ReBusiness Online

ASHEVILLE, N.C. — Asheville has long been a destination for visitors seeking finely crafted furniture and decorative arts, dating back to the city’s preeminence in the early 20th century international arts and crafts movement and extending to Asheville’s current prominence as one of the country’s most lauded destinations for travelers. Indeed, Travel + Leisure magazine recently named “artsy Asheville” to its list of the “Top 15 Cities in the United States.”

February 20 2019
Press releases

La Colombe Opens Fourth Cafe at Philadelphia International Airport

PHILADELPHIA — Feb. 20, 2019 — Travelers passing through the B/C Connector at the Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) can now enjoy the aroma of freshly brewed coffee around the clock from Philly favorite La Colombe. Philadelphia Marketplace and La Colombe celebrated the opening of the B/C Connector location, which offers 24/7 service, with a special ribbon-cutting ceremony on Monday, Feb. 4.

February 19 2019
In the news

Cape Cod Five Celebrates New Banking Center at The Pinehills


Orleans, MA – Cape Cod 5 celebrated the opening of its new full-service Banking Center at One Village Green North in The Pinehills in Plymouth with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday, February 13.

February 14 2019
Press releases

Palm Beach Outlets celebrates 5-year anniversary

West Palm Beach, Fla. — It was exactly five years ago on Valentine’s Day that West Palm Beach Mayor Jeri Muoio joined other dignitaries at a grand opening ceremony to officially welcome the brand new, expansive shopping center to the city of West Palm Beach. Since then, Palm Beach Outlets has attracted millions of local, national and international visitors and supported many charities. To celebrate the 5th anniversary, a number of events, activities and sales have been planned for the public.

When - Thursday, Feb. 14- Monday, Feb. 18

February 8 2019
Press releases

CambridgeSide Presents Warrior Run 5K, Sunday March 31, 2019

CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS (February 2019) – The first ever Warrior Run 5K will be held at CambridgeSide ( on Sunday, March 31, 2019 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The race is open to all runners, all abilities. Race proceeds benefit the Ahern Family Charitable Foundation which raises money and awareness for veterans, past,  present and future who may be in crisis and in need of assistance. Warrior Run 5K is a scenic race that starts and ends at CambridgeSide.

January 31 2019
Press releases

Nantucket’s Luxury Wauwinet, an Inn by the Sea, Celebrates 30th Anniversary with Complete Renovation for 2019 Season

January 2019 – The Wauwinet, situated on the northeast shores of Nantucket overlooking Nantucket Bay and the Atlantic Ocean, is continuing its 30th Anniversary celebration with a multi-million-dollar restoration and renovation of its lobby, library and 32 guestrooms and cottages. The inn will re-open this April 2019 upon completion of the renovations. 

As Nantucket's only member of Relais & Châteaux hotels, the historic inn is known worldwide for its outstanding service, cuisine, and accommodations that draw an international clientele and guests from throughout the U.S.  

December 21 2018
Press releases

Chocolaterie Stam to Open December 22 at Outlets of Des Moines

Des Moines, Iowa (December 21, 2018) – Outlets of Des Moines is pleased to announce that Chocolaterie Stam will open their sixth location in Iowa on Saturday, December 22 at 8:00 a.m. For over 100 years, Chocolaterie Stam has been producing hand-crafted white, milk and dark chocolate bonbons, buttery caramels, and truffles. The cases at Chocolaterie Stam are piled high with flavors, textures, and shapes that demonstrate Stam's unparalleled attention to detail.

December 19 2018
Press releases

CambridgeSide Hosts Peabody School Early Bird Singers to Perform for Shoppers

CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS (December 2018) – The Peabody School, part of the Cambridge Public Schools, Early Bird Singers are comprised of students in third through fifth grade. For the third year, The Early Bird Singers performed for shoppers at CambridgeSide during the busy holiday season. Students were then treated to hot cocoa and munchkins from Dunkin’ at CambridgeSide.       

December 12 2018
Press releases

Forever 21 to Open December 15 at Outlets of Des Moines

Des Moines, Iowa (December 12, 2018) - Outlets of Des Moines is pleased to announce that popular retailer FOREVER 21 will celebrate their grand opening on Saturday, December 15 at 10:00 a.m. FOREVER 21 offers a wide array of on-trend clothing and accessories at affordable prices. The store will have a section for men, women, girls, plus-size apparel along with a wide variety of accessories. 

December 12 2018
In the news

New Boutique Macaron Kiosk, Woops! Opens at CambridgeSide

QSR Magazine, December 12, 2018

Something is baking at CambridgeSide. Woops!, a bakery dreamed up in New York City, specializing in macarons and other international pastries, has come to town. Firmly anchored as the largest retailer of French macarons in the United States, Woops! is bringing its cultural flair and European indulgence to Cambridge.

Located at CambridgeSide, the kiosk opened October 15, and is owned and operated by Jackie Martone, who also owns the kiosk at Rockingham Mall in Salem.

December 11 2018
Press releases

Shop Local in Newburyport for Holiday 2018

NEWBURYPORT, MASSACHUSETTS (December 2018) – Newburyport Invitation Nights provide special evenings to enjoy and shop in Newburyport. Shoppers will find complimentary refreshments, live entertainment and unique shopping and dining in festive downtown Newburyport. Newburyport Invitation Nights will be held on Friday evenings, December 14th, and 21st from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. For a list of participating retailers and restaurants visit or

December 7 2018
Press releases

MarketPlace Development Appoints Kathleen Verret as Vice President, Washington Region

Washington, D.C. – December 7, 2018 – MarketPlace Development has appointed airport industry veteran Kathleen Verret as Vice President, Washington Region, for Ronald Reagan National Airport and Dulles International Airport.  Kathleen will direct MarketPlace Development’s airport concessions planning, strategies and programs at Reagan National and Dulles International Airports in partnership with the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority.

November 29 2018
Press releases

MarketPlace Development Announces 2018 Dulles International and Reagan National Airports Concessions Customer Service Excellence Award Winners

Washington, D.C. – November 28, 2018 – MarketPlace Development, the concessions program manager at Washington Dulles International Airport and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, along with the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority are proud to announce their Customer Service Excellence Award winners for 2018.

November 26 2018
In the news

Long lines and delightful deals kick off Black Friday at Palm Beach Outlets

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. —It’s time to buckle up for the busiest shopping time of the year. "We had dinner rather early so we could get here,” said a woman who was shopping for her grandkids at Palm Beach Outlets in West Palm Beach Thursday night.

The lines at the Nike outlet were still wrapped around the store as of 11 p.m. Friday.

"What we've found more recently is that on Thursday, stores are offering better deals, better sales and people want to go shopping after eating some turkey. Why not burn it off?” said Sarah Kudisch.

November 19 2018
Press releases

Santa Arrives by Charles Riverboat at CambridgeSide

CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS (November 2018) - Santa makes his magical debut at CambridgeSide arriving via Charles Riverboat on Friday, November 23rd at 10 a.m. at Canal Park outside the Food Court.

The first 50 shoppers at Santa’s arrival will receive a special gift from Santa, everything from a $5 to a $100 gift card or tickets to Dr. Seuss How The Grinch Stole Christmas The Musical at Boch Center Wang Theatre. While supplies last. First come, first served.

November 19 2018
Press releases

Santa Arrival at Outlets of Little Rock

LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS (November 2018) - Santa will arrive with great fanfare at Outlets of Little Rock on a fire truck to kick-off the magical holiday season. Children and their families are encouraged to attend Santa’s arrival on Saturday, November 24th at 10:00 a.m. which will feature complimentary Cinnasweeties from Cinnabon. Additionally, every family who visits Santa through Christmas Eve at Outlets of Little Rock will receive TWO FREE 4” x 6” Santa photos and a digital download for a single image. 

October 30 2018
Press releases

Fall Fun at Outlets of Des Moines

What: Join Outlets of Des Moines for fall fun for the entire family! Events include trick-or-treating, a Midwest vendor market and a Pints & Poses yoga class.

When: October 31 through November 6, 2018 

Trick or Treating, October 31: Join us for trick-or-treating fun throughout the center from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Participating stores will hand out goodies for kids ages 12 and under. First come, first served. While goodies last. Participating children are asked to bring a non-perishable food item for donation to Caring Hands Food Pantry.

October 22 2018
Press releases

Chestnut Hill Square Announces Holiday Pop-Up The Cashmere Sale

CHESTNUT HILL, MASSACHUSETTS (October 2018) – Chestnut Hill Square ( is pleased to announce a special holiday pop-up boutique opening at the center. The Cashmere Sale, featuring an extensive selection of this-season cashmere sweaters and accessories at phenomenal price points, will open on Saturday, October 20th and remain open through Sunday, December 16th at Chestnut Hill Square.