News

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.

June 24 2019
In the news

'Great Hall' unveiled at Boston Logan International Airport's Terminal B

June 20, 2019 | WCVB

BOSTON — Travelers using Terminal B at Boston Logan International Airport will now be greeted by a new travel experience, starting with a new Great Hall.

The space was unveiled Thursday by representatives of the Massachusetts Port Authority and American Airlines, the preeminent airline flying out of Terminal B.

May 22 2019
In the news

Palm Beach Outlets Gets a MAXI Award for Cars & Coffee Event

BY  DANNY RODRIGUEZ (STAFF WRITER) | WPB Magazine | MAY 22, 2019

The Palm Beach Outlets has been recognized with global award, the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) MAXI Award, part of the organization’s Global Awards that recognize achievement for professional excellence in the retail real estate Industry.

May 9 2019
In the news

A look at the proposed ‘Allston Yards’ development

Christopher Gavin - Boston.com staff | May 8, 2019 9:59 am

Plans to substantially revamp and redesign the site of an Allston-Brighton shopping center could bring in as many as 895 residential units, along with new shops, restaurants, and streets over several years.

The project, “Allston Yards,” which is undergoing the city’s review process, would essentially create a small neighborhood at 60 Everett St., on 10.6 acres between the Boston Landing complex and its MBTA commuter rail station.

April 24 2019
In the news

A 144-year-old Nantucket resort just got a major makeover

The Boston Globe | By Linda Laban | April 23, 2019

This past winter saw The Wauwinet’s usually quiet seasonal closure packed with activity as the Nantucket resort underwent renovations to its lobby, library, 29 guest rooms, and three guest cottages. The work marked the most significant design update to the 144-year-old Relais & Chateaux property since its acquisition as part of Nantucket Island Resorts in 1988.

April 2 2019
In the news

Local Names at Logan

April 1, 2019

With his company becoming the new retail landlord at Logan Airport, Paul McGinn wanted more local names in the mix. Think Kelly’s Roast Beef — it opened at Logan in November — or the Sullivan’s burger stand on Castle Island, which is coming later this year.

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 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 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
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 1 2019
In the news

MarketPlace Development stages inaugural concessions awards at Boston Logan International

by Mark Lane
Source: ©The Moodie Davitt Report
1 March 2019

MarketPlace Development has staged its first awards ceremony, recognising some of the outstanding performers in retail and food & beverage at Boston Logan International Airport.

The company, developer and manager of the Boston Logan Concessions Program (BOS Shop Dine), staged its inaugural Concessions Excellence Award Winners Dinner at the Hilton Boston Logan in Boston, Massachusetts.

February 26 2019
In the news

Forbes Travel Guide names Mirbeau Inn & Spa as Recommended Hotel

Wicked Local Plymouth | February 26, 2019

PLYMOUTH — Forbes Travel Guide unveiled its annual Star Rating list, naming Mirbeau Inn & Spa at The Pinehills as a new Forbes Travel Guide Recommended hotel.

Mirbeau Inn & Spa is a 50-guest-room resort in Plymouth combining the amenities of a French manor house, spa, and dining. Mirbeau will be showcased with all of the Star Rating recipients on http://ForbesTravelGuide.com.

February 25 2019
In the news

Philadelphia Airport extends retail and dining range with local and national brands

by Dermot Davitt |The Moodie Davitt Report | 22 February 2019

USA. MarketPlace PHL has introduced new names to the shopping and dining line-up at Philadelphia International Airport, amid an expansion of the concessions programme.

New stores feature luxury brand Coach (B/C Connector), bags, luggage and fragrance house Vera Bradley (D/E Connector), sports apparel and merchandise name PHL Sports (B/C Connector), Heritage Books (B/C Connector) and consumer technology retailer InMotion Entertainment (Concourse A East).

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 19 2019
In the news

Cape Cod Five Celebrates New Banking Center at The Pinehills

 FEBRUARY 14, 2019 03:07 PM | BY CAPECODTODAY STAFF

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.

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.

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.

October 9 2018
In the news

Thousands enjoy Brockton’s first food truck festival

BROCKTON -- The city’s first food truck festival saw a turnout in the thousands at the Westgate Mall Saturday afternoon.

“I think it’s exceeded our expectations,” said Luciano Villani, vice president of the mall. “It’s been well-received by the community.”

People of all ages, as well as a few canine companions, meandered around the “Brews & Bites” festival, which took place from noon to 5 p.m. in the parking lot of the mall. There was no admission fee.

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