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.

March 28 2019
Press releases

Westgate Mall Presents Easter Bunny Social

BROCKTON, MASSACHUSETTS (March 2019) -- Westgate Mall is pleased to invite families for an Easter Bunny Social on Tuesday, April 16 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 am. Meet and greet the Easter Bunny, enjoy bunny bites from Auntie Anne’s, face painting and more. The morning of family fun is free and open to the public. (First come, first served. While supplies last.)

March 28 2019
Press releases

University Station to Host Easter Bunny Social

WESTWOOD, MASSACHUSETTS (March 2019) – University Station is pleased to invite families for an Easter Bunny Social during Spring Break on Wednesday, April 17 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Enjoy music, face painting, crafts, treats and more! Plus, a special visit with the Easter Bunny. Located inside next to Famous Footwear. The event is free and open to the public (First come, first served. While supplies last).

 

March 28 2019
In the news

Yards brings ‘Takeoff Lounge’ to Philadelphia International Airport

by Nick Vadala | March 27, 2019 | Philadelphia Inquirer

Thirsty travelers looking for a Philly beer before or after a flight at Philadelphia International Airport can now get a brew straight from Yards Brewing Company without ever getting too far from their gate.

March 27 2019
Press releases

Washington, D.C. Area Airports Celebrate National Cherry Blossom Festival

WASHINGTON (March 27, 2019) – While peak bloom for the nation’s most iconic Cherry Blossom trees is a few days away, Reagan National Airport and Dulles International Airport are already offering travelers their very first glimpse of the flower festivities including a cherry blossom pop-up park at Dulles International and Japanese music and calligraphy at Reagan National airports. 

March 26 2019
Press releases

Dolce Vita Outlet Now Open at Outlets of Little Rock

LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS (March 2019) - Dolce Vita Outlet is now open at Outlets of Little Rock. The retailer specializes in a variety of menswear including suits, shirts, jackets, neckwear, footwear and more. Dolce Vita Outlet also provides on-site alterations.

March 22 2019
In the news

Chinatown Favorite Shōjō Opens at Logan Airport in Boston

Published in BOSTON

By Jacqueline Cain· 3/22/2019

 Chinatown favorite has landed at Logan International Airport. Shōjō opens a second location on Saturday, March 23, at Terminal C, carrying brand-new breakfast plates from chef Mike Stark, menu favorites like pork belly bao and “shadowless” duck-fat fries, Japanese whiskey, and more delicious cargo.

March 22 2019
In the news

Cars & Coffee Palm Beach March 2019 Recap

duPont Registry | March 21, 2019
Presented By Cars & Coffee Palm Beach

Cars & Coffee Palm Beach March Edition at Palm Beach Outlets was another spectacular event, thanks to special co-host Michelin USA. The monthly event, presented by Adam’s Polishes with support from Off Lease Only, is from 8am-12pm and was sold out by 9:30am. There were thousands of display vehicles, tens of thousands of spectators, vendors, stores, food, radio and television coverage, and more.
Highlights included:

March 21 2019
Press releases

Outlets of Little Rock Presents Easter Bunny Social

LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS (March 2019) – Outlets of Little Rock is pleased to present an Easter Bunny Social on Saturday, April 20 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Meet and greet with the Easter Bunny and Alice in Wonderland, face painting and more! Event is free and open to the public and located in Food Pavilion.

“We are delighted to host an afternoon of family friendly activities and know our little visitors will enjoy the opportunity to meet not only the Easter Bunny, but also Alice in Wonderland,” explains Outlets of Little Rock General Manager Teresa Deen.

 

March 14 2019
Press releases

CambridgeSide Hosts the Arlington Soap Box Derby

CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS (March 2019) –The Arlington Soap Box Derby has partnered with CambridgeSide to organize and co-host a series of three indoor Soap Box Derby race weekends this winter. The final weekend of racing is this Saturday and Sunday, March 16th and 17th with racing from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the parking garage at CambridgeSide. Approximately thirty racers and their families from all over the northeast will join in two days of fun and excitement. Watching derby races is free and open to the public.

March 13 2019
In the news

CambridgeSide mall’s third floor will become office space

The Boston Globe | By Tim Logan GLOBE STAFF  MARCH 12, 2019

Soon, people will be working on the top floor of one of the region’s busiest malls.

New England Development plans to start work in May on converting the top floor of CambridgeSide, the bustling East Cambridge shopping center, into about 140,000 square feet of office space.

Stores on the lower two floors — and a section of the Macy’s department store on the third floor — will remain open during and after construction.

March 12 2019
Press releases

Asheville Outlets Presents Kids Day (And then Some!)

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (March 2019) - Asheville Outlets will join forces with area nonprofits to host a Kids Day (And Then Some!) event on Saturday, April 13th from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Kids Day will feature interactive booths and displays, live music, games, strolling magic, crafts, balloon art, face painting and a wide variety of other family-focused events in the center and parking lot.

Additional activities will include:

March 12 2019
Press releases

Outlets of Des Moines Announces Spring Break Fun

ALTOONA, IOWA (March 2019) – Outlets of Des Moines (OutletsofDesMoines.com) is pleased to announce Spring Break Fun, an exciting line-up of free family fun during March school vacation week. The center will have programming from the Science Center, crafts, movie, live animals from the Blank Park Zoo, a game truck and more. Registration is required for some events. 

March 12 2019
In the news

The Taj Hotel is getting a makeover

BOSTON GLOBE | By Tim Logan GLOBE STAFF | MARCH 12, 2019

One of Boston’s finest old hotels is finally getting a facelift.

March 12 2019
Press releases

Outlets of Des Moines to Host Hy-Vee Outdoor Living Sale

ALTOONA, IOWA (March 2019) – Outlets of Des Moines (OutletsofDesMoines.com) will host the Hy-Vee Outdoor Living Sale from Friday, March 15 through Sunday, March 17, 2019 at the center. The sale will highlight outdoor living and will feature music, contests and gardening classes. The events are free and open to the public. No purchase necessary to enter contests. 

March 11 2019
Press releases

Outlets of Little Rock Presents Brews & Bites

LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS (March 2019) – Back by popular demand, Outlets of Little Rock is pleased to present the 2nd annual Brews and Bites, a fun festival with food trucks, craft beer and live entertainment on Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 12 noon to 5 p.m. Ticket price is $5.00, children under age 12 are free. The delicious day benefits Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance & Arkansas Food Bank. Treat your taste buds while giving back to the local community!

March 11 2019
Press releases

Asheville Outlets Announces April 2019 Opening of Book Warehouse

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (March 2019) - Asheville Outlets (ShopAshevilleOutlets.com) is pleased to announce that Book Warehouse will open in April. Book Warehouse is a national retailer that offers a broad range of books for all ages and interests at 50-80% off regular retail price and is a national leader among discount booksellers across America.

March 8 2019
Press releases

Outlets of Little Rock to Host Penguin Party

LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS (March 2019) – Outlets of Little Rock (OutletsofLittleRock.com) will host a Penguin Party on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the center. The meet & greet with Little Rock Zoo penguins will be held near J.Crew Factory during Spring Break. Attending children and their families will get an up-close look at these beautiful animals; the event is free and open to the public.

March 8 2019
Press releases

Asheville Outlets to Host Community Yard Sale Saturday, March 16, 2019

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (March 2019) – Asheville Outlets (ShopAshevilleOutlets.com) is pleased to team-up with Splurge Art Gallery to host a Community Yard Sale on Saturday, March 16, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The event will be held in the parking lot behind Gap Factory and will feature various yard sale booths set-up by residents and businesses. Habitat for Humanity RESTORE will also be on-site to receive donations during and after the event from the Community Yard Sale participants and the public.

March 8 2019
Press releases

Western North Carolina Girl Scouts Host Girl Scout Week Kickoff Event at Asheville Outlets

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (March 2019) – Asheville Outlets (ShopAshevilleOutlets.com) will host the Girl Scouts of western North Carolina 2019 Girl Scout Week Kickoff event on Sunday, March 10th from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.at the center. Girl Scouts, volunteers, families and community members, including prospective Girl Scout families, are invited to attend. The event is free and open to the public.

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