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.

June 10 2020
Press releases

New Nantucket Boutiques and Restaurant to Open for the 2020 Season

NANTUCKET, MASSACHUSETTS (June 2020) – Summer 2020 will see the addition of new boutiques on Nantucket and the late summer reopening of the beloved Nantucket Tap Room at the Jared Coffin House, following a total refurbishment.

The new retailers and refurbished eatery join a robust roster of over 100 premier shopping boutiques and restaurants. For a listing of the Island’s many places to shop and dine visit, ShopNantucketIsland.com.

June 10 2020
Press releases

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

ALTOONA, IOWA (June 2020) – Outlets of Des Moines (OutletsofDesMoines.com) will host a blood donation drive in partnership with LifeServe on Saturday, June 20, 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. The blood drive is by appointment only, please register at LifeServeBloodCenter.org.

June 9 2020
Press releases

Palm Beach Outlets Welcomes Zaxby's

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (June 8, 2020) - Palm Beach Outlets (PalmBeachOutlets.com) has announced that Zaxby’s is now open. Zaxby’s features the restaurant chain’s “absolutely craveable” chicken menu featuring fried chicken meals, wings, salads, sides, a children’s menu, and a wide selection of mouthwatering dipping sauces. Zaxby’s is the newest eatery at Palm Beach Outlets and is available for drive-thru and curbside pick-up. A grand opening for in-restaurant dining is planned for later this summer. 

June 9 2020
In the news

Newburyport Retailers Begin Reopening June 8

NORTHSHORE MAGAZINE | JUNE 8, 2020

Retailers in downtown Newburyport will open their doors beginning on Monday, June 8. Many boutiques including Bobbles & Lace, Lively Kids, M.K. Benatti Jewelers, Nauti Pearl, and Valerie’s Gallery will reopen and are also offering curbside pickup and local delivery.

June 8 2020
Press releases

Asheville Outlets to Host American Red Cross Blood Drive Friday, June 12, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (June 2020) - Asheville Outlets (ShopAshevilleOutlets.com) will host a blood donation drive in partnership with the American Red Cross on Friday, June 12, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The blood drive will be held indoors in the storefront between Famous Footwear and VF Factory Outlet. The American Red Cross will establish additional safety guidelines to ensure all donors are socially distanced.

June 8 2020
Press releases

CambridgeSide Reopening on Monday, June 8, 2020

CAMBRIDGE, MA (June 2020) – CambridgeSide will reopen to the public on Monday, June 8, 2020. CambridgeSide hours will be Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Retailers will open progressively. Individual store and restaurants hours and openings will vary. Finish Line, GUESS, Newbury Comics, Olympia Sports, Pandora, Skechers, T-Mobile, CVS and more will open on June 8, 2020. Macy’s is planning to open on June 15, 2020 and Sephora on June 19, 2020. Opening dates are subject to change.

June 8 2020
Press releases

Palm Beach Outlets Extends Drive-Up Food Distribution With Feeding South Florida

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (June 2020) - Palm Beach Outlets (PalmBeachOutlets.com) has extended the Drive-Up Food Distribution with Feeding South Florida; the distribution will be held every Monday from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. through August 3, 2020.

Anyone who needs food is welcome on a first come, first served basis. Up to 1,000 families will be served each week. Donations consist of an approximate one-week supply of a protein, fresh produce, eggs, milk, and other essential goods.

June 1 2020
In the news

Submissions sought for online art exhibit

The Daily News of Newburyport | May 31, 2020

NEWBURYPORT — Newburyport Development is calling on local artists to submit a photograph of their artwork to be included in a virtual exhibition, “#HappyDistraction.”

Submissions may include paintings, photographs, drawings and sculptures. Artists can submit an Instagram-ready photograph with a one-sentence description, representing moments of hope, light and color during this difficult time.

May 27 2020
Press releases

Outlets of Little Rock to Host Blood Drive In partnership with Arkansas Blood Institute

LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS (May 2020) - Outlets of Little Rock (OutletsofLittleRock.com) will host a blood donation drive in partnership with Arkansas Blood Institute on Saturday, June 6, 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.

May 27 2020
Press releases

Palm Beach Outlets to Host OneBlood Donation Drive with All Blood Donations Tested for Coronavirus Antibody

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (May 2020) - Palm Beach Outlets (PalmBeachOutlets.com) will host a OneBlood donation drive on Saturdays May 30, June 6, June 13 and June 20, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. near the PetSmart parking lot. Every blood donation will be complimentary tested for the coronavirus antibody and donors will be informed of test results. Due to social distancing measures that OneBlood has in place, all donors are required to make an appointment to donate.

May 26 2020
Press releases

Chestnut Hill Square is Looking for Local Artists to Feature in Virtual Exhibition #HappyDistraction

CHESTNUT HILL, MASSACHUSETTS (May 2020) - Chestnut Hill Square is calling local artists to submit a photograph of their artwork (painting, photograph, drawing, sculpture) to include in a virtual exhibition entitled #HappyDistraction. Artists can submit an Instagram ready photograph with a one sentence description, representing moments of hope, light and color that have inspired them during this challenging time. Selected artists’ works will be featured on Chestnut Hill Square’s social media pages and website.

May 26 2020
Press releases

Seeking Local Artists to Feature in Virtual Exhibition #HappyDistraction

NEWBURYPORT, MASSACHUSETTS (May 2020) Newburyport Development is calling local artists to submit a photograph of their artwork (painting, photograph, drawing, sculpture) to include in a virtual exhibition entitled #HappyDistraction. Artists can submit an Instagram ready photograph with a one sentence description, representing moments of hope, light and color during this difficult time. Selected artists’ works will be featured on Shop Newburyport’s social media pages and website.

May 26 2020
Press releases

Palm Beach Outlets to Welcome Aerie on Thursday, June 4, 2020

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (May 2020) - Palm Beach Outlets (PalmBeachOutlets.com) will welcome Aerie, one of the fastest growing brands in the apparel industry, to the center on Thursday, June 4, 2020. Aerie is committed to creating exceptional merchandise collections while positively influencing the way women see themselves and treat others. The store offers intimates, apparel, activewear and swimwear with every piece designed for comfort. The Aerie brand promotes body positivity, empowerment, and confidence.

May 19 2020
Press releases

Outlets of Little Rock is Looking for Local Artists to Feature in Virtual Exhibition #HappyDistraction

LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS (May 2020) - Outlets of Little Rock is calling local artists to submit a photograph of their artwork (painting, photograph, drawing, sculpture) to include in a virtual exhibition entitled #HappyDistraction. Artists can submit an Instagram ready photograph with a one sentence description, representing moments of hope, light and color during this challenging time. Selected artists’ works will be featured on Outlets of Little Rock’s social media pages and website.

May 19 2020
Press releases

Outlets of Des Moines to Host Drive-Up Meal Kit Distribution with Gino’s Italian Foods

ALTOONA, IOWA (May 2020) – Outlets of Des Moines will host a drive-up meal kit distribution with Gino’s Italian Foods on Saturday, May 23, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. One thousand make-at-home meal kits will be distributed, each consisting of pasta noodles, Gino’s spaghetti sauce, a head of lettuce and salad dressing. The drive-up is first come, first served. Vehicles should follow the signage at Outlets of Des Moines; the drive will be located behind Polo Ralph Lauren.

May 14 2020
Press releases

Asheville Outlets to Host American Red Cross Blood Drive Friday, May 29, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (May 2020) - Asheville Outlets (ShopAshevilleOutlets.com) will host a blood donation drive in partnership with the American Red Cross on Friday, May 29, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The blood drive will be held indoors in the storefront between Famous Footwear and VF Factory Outlet. The American Red Cross will establish additional safety guidelines to ensure all donors are socially distanced.

May 13 2020
Press releases

Outlets of Des Moines to Host Drive Thru Food Distribution with Caring Hands Outreach Center

ALTOONA, IOWA (May 2020) – Outlets of Des Moines (OutletsofDesMoines.com) will host a drive thru food distribution with Caring Hands Outreach Center on Sunday, May 17, 2020 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Each family will receive 25 lbs. of nonperishable food (pasta, sauce, canned soup, rice, etc.) with a limit of one distribution per vehicle. The drive will distribute a total of 250 packages. Distribution is on a first come, first served basis for anyone who needs food.

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