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.

January 26 2015
In the news

New Outlet Mall Planned for Romulus

(January 26, 2015 - ROMULUS, Mich. - )

Plans have been announced to build a 360,000-square-foot outlet mall off Interstate 94 in Romulus.  In a statement Monday, New England Development and Paragon Outlet Partners said opening of "Outlets of Michigan"-- which will be opposite of Detroit Metro Airport -- is planned for 2016.  Specific outlet stores weren't named, but the developers said approximately 90 stores would occupy the site.

January 22 2015
Press releases

Palm Beach Outlets to celebrate first birthday on February 14th

West Palm Beach, Fla. — A birthday cake eating competition, entertainment, kids’ activities, gifts with purchases and free kisses for all will be part of Palm Beach Outlets’ one-year birthday celebration on Feb. 14. In addition, up to 25 mothers who gave birth on the day Palm Beach Outlets was “born” on Feb. 14, 2014 will be recognized. The activities will begin at 11 a.m. and continue through 4 p.m.

January 22 2015
In the news

Planet Fitness bringing Lynn into its orbit

(January 22, 2015 - The Daily Item)

Drop and give me 20.

A Planet Fitness franchise co-owner said the workout chain will open a gym on the Boston Street site of the former Johnnie’s Foodmaster in May. Planet Fitness has Revere and Salem locations, but North Shore Fit Vice President Taylor Mandell said Lynn is underserved when it comes to exercise places.

“All of our research shows it’s an untapped market and, as far as fitness facilities are concerned, it is underserved for a population its size,” Mandell said.

January 20 2015
Press releases

Legal Sea Foods and InMotion Entertainment Honored at PHL

PHILADELPHIA — Jan. 20, 2015 — The Philadelphia Marketplace Food & Shops at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) announced Legal Sea Foods, B/C Connector, and InMotion Entertainment, D/E Connector, as its Restaurant and Retailer of the Quarter, respectively, for Q2 2014-2015.

January 13 2015
In the news

The Pinehills - charming New England village in Plymouth

(January 13, 2015 - The Pinehills is a charming New England village located in Plymouth where new homes range from innovative townhomes to classic single-family residences to elegant custom designs. Where the  shops and restaurants of the Village Green are refreshingly local and tasty and where nature is a beautiful part of everyday life.

January 9 2015
In the news

Construction on Outlets at Little Rock coming along

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – On Thursday, THV11 got a first peek inside all of the construction at the new Outlets at Little Rock.

The walls have been built in a matter of weeks. It seems like just a few months ago, we were showing you video of just dirt sitting in the lot.

Now, walls are up and roads are built.

Michael Barelli with the development firm out of New England said 75 stores are going into this shopping center, but he will not announce the stores until this spring.

January 9 2015
In the news

Outlets at Little Rock Taking Shape

LITTLE ROCK (KATV) - The Outlets at Little Rock is expected to be opened for shopping this summer.  “We're at least half way done. Things happen really quickly in the next few months,” said Michael Barelli, Vice President of New England Development.

January 5 2015

Sidewalk Sale at Palm Beach Outlets

Mark your calendars for the Palm Beach Outlets Sidewalk Sale.

Begins Saturday, January 17 through through Monday, January 19th.  

Stores will feature added savings on already reduced prices!

January 4 2015

Green Market at Palm Beach Outlets

Enjoy arts and crafts, fresh flowers, homemade foods, organic produce and much more right here at the Palm Beach Outlets Green Market every Sunday in January 2015 from 11 AM to 4 PM. 


December 29 2014
In the news

Target seeking 250 workers for new Westwood store

(The Boston Globe - December 29, 2014)

Target Corp. will hold a job fair Jan. 7-10, hoping to recruit 250 workers to staff its new Westwood store scheduled to open in March.

The Minneapolis-based company said prospective employees must apply in advance to be added to a list of scheduled interviews. Managers will interview applicants between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. all four days at Target’s hiring center at 378 University Ave. in Westwood.

December 23 2014
In the news

Philadelphia unveils new retail shops

(December 23, 2014 - The Travel Retail Business)

Lick, Ruby Blue, Finish Line and TUMI are all new retail outlets at Philadelphia Airport’s Philadelphia Marketplace Food & Shops.

December 18 2014
Press releases

New Food and Retail at Philadelphia International Airport

PHILADELPHIA — Dec. 18, 2014 — Travelers now have even more great options to choose from at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL). New merchants recently opened at the Philadelphia Marketplace Food & Shops, adding to the diverse lineup of food and retail available.

New additions include:

December 18 2014
In the news

CambridgeSide lights the Menorah

(December 18, 2014 - Somerville Patch)  Join CambridgeSide on Sunday December 21st in the lighting of the Menorah at 4pm.  Join CambridgeSide (Galleria) on Sunday December 21st in the lighting of the Menorah at 4pm. Open to the public. Refreshments, music and entertainment, Level 2 near Kay Jewelers.

View the article here.

December 17 2014
In the news

Asheville Outlets complete management team

(Asheville Citizen-Times December 17, 2014)  Asheville Outlets has completed its management team with the hiring of Tammy Cox as marketing director and Megan Thorp as leasing manager/marketing assistant, according to a Wednesday announcement.

Outlet executives said they remain on track for a May opening at the intersection of I-40 and I-26 at Brevard Road.

December 17 2014
In the news

Whole Foods opening date set at Palm Beach Outlets

(December 17, 2014 - Palm Beach Post

The long-awaited Whole Foods Market at the Palm Beach Outlets will open Feb. 25, the natural foods market chain has announced.

The West Palm Beach location is one of four South Florida stores slated to open in quick succession in the New Year.

On Jan. 14, a Whole Foods Market opens in downtown Miami (299 SE Third St.), becoming the chain’s 22nd Florida location.

December 16 2014
In the news

Giant Ice Menorah Carving & Lighting at Chestnut Hill Square

(December 16, 2014 - The Boston Calendar)  Chestnut Hill Square invites the community to join in the lighting of the Menorah on Tuesday, December 16th at 5pm. The events is free and open to the public and will feature a giant ice menorah carving and lighting, as well as music and light refreshments. Leary PR for Chestnut Hill Square.

December 12 2014
In the news

Asheville Outlets Management Team in Place

(December 12, 2014: ICSC Global Outlet Newsbrief) Anticipating the spring 2015 opening of Asheville (N.C.) Outlets, New England Development has already gotten the center’s management team in place: Sharon Morgan is general manager, Ken McCain is operations manager, Tammy Cox is marketing director, Megan Thorp is specialty leasing manager/marketing assistant and Joy Wells is office manager. FFO Realty Advisors is handling leasing.

December 9 2014
In the news

CambridgeSide Hosts Cultural Survival Bazaar

(The Boston Calendar) Cultural Survival’s Bazaar Program works to strengthen indigenous cultures by providing them with a venue, which they otherwise lack, to sell their handmade art and crafts while perpetuating their artistic traditions and providing a sustainable income to indigenous artisans and their communities. On December 12, 13, and 14, 2014, Cultural Survival will hold one of its Bazaars at CambridgeSide ( on Levels 2 and 3.