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.

August 28 2020
Press releases

Nantucket's Jared Coffin House Opens New Suites and The Tap Room Restaurant

Jared Coffin House, a former whaling shipowner's home located in the heart of Nantucket, expanded on August 15, 2020 with the opening of five new accommodations. Additionally, the Tap Room, a fixture in the downtown dining scene for more than four decades, re-opened earlier this season after a 14-year hiatus. Celebrating 175 years, the three-story brick mansion offers a total immersion into Nantucket’s whaling history. 
 

August 26 2020
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Casa Loca Mexican Cantina To Open In Early September At University Station

WESTWOOD, MASSACHUSETTS (August 2020) - University Station has announced the September opening of Casa Loca Mexican Cantina at 174 University Avenue in Westwood, MA. Casa Loca is a new concept from the Wellesley Restaurant Group team that operates the successful LOCAL Kitchen & Drinks concepts in West Newton, Wayland, Wellesley, and Waltham. 

August 19 2020
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Outlets of Des Moines to Host LifeServe Blood Drive Donations Needed More Than Ever

ALTOONA, IOWA (August 2020) – The need for blood donations has never been greater. Outlets of Des Moines (OutletsofDesMoines.com) will host a blood donation drive in partnership with LifeServe on Saturday, September 5, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the center. The drive will be in Space 325 near VF Outlet. Organizers will ensure all donors are socially distanced and there will be ample distancing space for those waiting at the center.

August 18 2020
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Palm Beach Outlets To Welcome The Cosmetics Company Store

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (August 2020) - Palm Beach Outlets (PalmBeachOutlets.com) has announced that The Cosmetics Company Store will open on Saturday, August 22, 2020.  The Cosmetics Company Store is part of The Estée Lauder Companies and offers award-winning premium skincare, makeup, haircare, and fragrance products from a collection of prestigious brands including Estée Lauder, Clinique, and MAC.

August 17 2020
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CambridgeSide Teams with East End House for School Supply Drive

CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS (August 2020) – CambridgeSide (CambridgeSide.com) has teamed with Cambridge-based East End House to launch a School Supply Drive to help meet the needs of local school children. In the era of COVID-19, East End House is hosting a virtual and traditional school supply drive to ensure all under-resourced and vulnerable children in the community will have the necessary school supplies in September and beyond, whether learning in the classroom or at home.

August 12 2020
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DAWN Nantucket Now Open at 2 Harbor Square

NANTUCKET, MASSACHUSETTS (August 2020) – New to the island this year, DAWN is a fashion and home boutique offering menswear, womenswear, denim, accessories, beachwear, and home goods. DAWN showcases a meticulously curated collection from over 100 brands, including Miguelina, GRLFRND, James Perse, PAPER London, Bond-Eye, Garrett Leight, and William Yeoward. The shop features an extensive selection from vacation essentials to coveted creations.

August 12 2020
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CambridgeSide to Host Blood Drive with Massachusetts General Hospital Blood Donor Program

CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS (August 2020) – CambridgeSide (CambridgeSide.com) will host a blood donation drive in partnership with Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Blood Donor Program on Thursday August 20, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Canal Park next to CambridgeSide Food Court Entrance. Donors are asked to register in advance by visiting http://bit.ly/MGHCambridge to schedule an appointment

August 11 2020
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Award-Winning Fashion Boutique Native Sun to Open Pop-Up Shop in Newburyport

NEWBURYPORT, MASSACHUSETTS (August 2020) – Native Sun, an award-winning women’s fashion boutique, will open a pop-up shop in Newburyport at 20 Pleasant Street on August 13th. Native Sun first opened in Newburyport in 1989 and was a popular fashion destination for over 21 years.

August 10 2020
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Outlets of Little Rock to Host August Blood Drive All Donations Tested for COVID-19 Antibody

LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS (August 2020) - Outlets of Little Rock (OutletsofLittleRock.com) will host a blood donation drive in partnership with Arkansas Blood Institute on Saturday, August 29, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Blood mobiles will be located in the parking lot for walk-ups and appointments. Organizers will ensure all donors are socially distanced and there will be ample distancing space for those waiting in the parking lot of the center.

August 7 2020
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Nantucket Boutique Respoke Showcases Works of Local Island Artists

NANTUCKET, MASSACHUSETTS (August 2020) – Nantucket boutique Respoke has teamed with the Artists Association of Nantucket to show works of local artists at their 41 Straight Wharf shop. “While our Nantucket shop will not be opening this summer, we are delighted to offer our space to the Artists Association of Nantucket to showcase the original works of our talented island artists,” says Respoke co-founder Chris Bartick.

August 7 2020
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Outlets of Des Moines Celebrates Iowa’s Tax-Free Days

ALTOONA, IOWA (August 2020) – Outlets of Des Moines will celebrate Iowa’s Tax-Free Days Friday, August 7 and Saturday, August 8, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Many retailers we be offering special sales and promotions on already reduced outlet prices.

For additional savings, visit OutletsofDesMoines.com/couponbook or the Outlets of Des Moines Customer Service for a complimentary coupon book.

August 6 2020
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Westgate Mall Welcomes DICK's Sporting Goods

BROCKTON, MASSACHUSETTS (August 2020) – Westgate Mall (ShopatWestgateMall.com) has announced the August grand opening of DICK'S Sporting Goods. DICK'S Sporting Goods offers top-of-the-line, in-store services and exclusive offerings in apparel, footwear, baseball and golf gear and equipment.

August 6 2020
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SoulCycle Chestnut Hill Square Offers Outdoor Classes

CHESTNUT HILL, MASSACHUSETTS (August 6, 2020) – SoulCycle at Chestnut Hill Square is taking their rides outside with SoulOutside activations beginning Thursday, August 6, 2020. Through SoulOutside, SoulCycle is offering their signature 45-minute indoor cycling class in a socially distanced environment. Classes are held at an outdoor studio tent featuring 45 bikes in the parking lot of the center. Classes are available seven days a week, from 7:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., through early October. These are the first SoulOutside classes to be held outside of New York.

August 4 2020
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Outlets Of Des Moines Announces August 2020 Grand Opening Of Journeys

ALTOONA, IOWA (August 2020) – Outlets of Des Moines has announced the August 2020 grand opening of Journeys, a leader in the teen retail industry. Journeys specializes in footwear, apparel, backpacks, hats, accessories, and unique specialty items. The store will feature today’s most fashion forward teen merchandise, in an energetic retail atmosphere featuring the latest music videos and promotions. Shoppers should visit OutletsofDesMoines.com for the most up-to-date notifications on opening day.

July 30 2020
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Palm Beach Outlets To Host Monthly Drive-Thru Food Distributions With Schumacher Auto Group And The Tree Of Life Resource Center

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (July 2020) – Palm Beach Outlets (PalmBeachOutlets.com) will continue monthly drive-thru food distributions in partnership with the Schumacher Auto Group and The Tree of Life Resource Center on the second Friday of the month starting Friday, August 14, 2020 through December 11, 2020 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Additional distributions will take place on Fridays, September 11, October 9 and November 13, 2020.

July 29 2020
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U.S. Post Office Opens In New Location At Bunker Hill Mall

CHARLESTOWN, MASSACHUSETTS (July 2020) – The United States Post Office in Charlestown, MA has opened in its new location at Bunker Hill Mall. The new Charlestown, MA Post Office branch is located next to Citizens Bank.

“The Postal Service looks forward to serving the local Charlestown community from our new location at Bunker Hill Mall,” says Steven Doherty, Strategic Communications Specialist for the Northeast Area of the United States Post Office.

July 29 2020
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Outlets Of Little Rock Announces Opening Of Bath & Body Works

LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS (July 2020) - Outlets of Little Rock (OutletsofLittleRock.com) has announced the Saturday, August 1, 2020 grand opening of national specialty retailer Bath & Body Works. For over 25 years, Bath & Body Works has offered a wide selection of items for personal care from fresh fragrances to soothing skin care lotions, soaps, candles, and more. Bath & Body Works creates distinctive scents and features hundreds of quality products perfect for personal pampering and gift giving.  

July 23 2020
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Outlets of Little Rock Offers Specials and Extended Hours for Arkansas Sales Tax Holiday Weekend

LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS (July 2020) - Outlets of Little Rock (OutletsofLittleRock.com) will offer extended shopping hours with many retailers featuring special discounts during Arkansas Sales Tax Holiday Weekend which will be held Saturday, August 1 and Sunday, August 2, 2020. The center will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Saturday and from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Sunday. Please check with individual stores before visiting, as hours may vary.

July 23 2020
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Outlets of Des Moines Hosts Midwest Local Vendor Market

ALTOONA, IOWA (July 2020) – Outlets of Des Moines (OutletsofDesMoines.com) will host the Midwest Local Vendor Market on Saturday, August 1, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The Midwest Local Vendor Market features vendors from around the state of Iowa. Visitors will find many unique items perfect for back-to-school needs and teacher gifts. The marketplace features home décor, jewelry, clothing, wellness & spa products, baked goods and more. Social distancing protocols will be followed at the vendor market.

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