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.

November 25 2020
In the news

Logan now offers COVID-19 tests for passengers

by Christopher Muther | Globe Staff
Updated November 23, 2020, 12:32 p.m.

As people return to airports for holiday travel in numbers not seen since the beginning of the pandemic, passengers now have the option of getting a COVID-19 test in the international arrivals area of Terminal E at Logan. Previously, testing at Logan was limited to airline employees.

October 29 2020
In the news

XpresCheck opens COVID-19 testing facility at Boston Logan International

by Mark Lanemark
Source: ©The Moodie Davitt Report | October 28, 2020

XpresSpa Group’s new XpresCheck COVID-19 testing facility is now open to Boston Logan International Airport employees and will be fully operational for passengers by mid-November.

Introduced via MarketPlace Logan –­ an affiliate of Boston-based New England Development and manager of the Boston Logan Concessions Program – the facility is located in the International Arrival area in Terminal E (pre-security), with seven separate testing rooms.

October 7 2020
In the news

One of Nantucket's Hotels Is Dedicating Luxury Suites to Historic Women

September 16, 2020 
Written By Ellie Nan Storck | Departures

A stay at the Jared Coffin House is, simply put, something any history buff visiting Nantucket should experience. The hallways of this charming mansion-turned-hotel buzz with stories of whaling town yore, and the elegant decor is a nod to those who made the island what it is today. 

July 9 2020
In the news

Tuscan Sea Grill opens Monday on Newburyport's waterfront


NEWBURYPORT – Months of anticipation over the opening of the city’s newest waterfront restaurant is expected to end Monday when Tuscan Sea Grill opens its doors.

Part of the Tuscan Brands family, Tuscan Sea Grill is owned by Lawrence native Joe Faro and is located at 54 Merrimac St., former home of the Black Cow Tap & Grill.

“We can’t wait to bring Tuscan Brands to another part of the Merrimack Valley,” said Faro, Tuscan Brands’ CEO, in a statement. “This restaurant will be a new concept for us, curated just for Newburyport.”

June 9 2020
In the news

Newburyport Retailers Begin Reopening June 8


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 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 12 2020
In the news

Palm Beach Outlets and more reopen with new preventative measures

WPTV5 | Arthur Mondale

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Palm Beach County mayor Dave Kerner said the county is prepared to move forward in its economic recovery plan with a safe, smart, step-by-step plan that includes reopening malls, retail stores and other commercial businesses.

Phase one limits retail stores to operate at 25 percent of indoor capacity and stores noticeably want customers to comfortably return.

April 29 2020
In the news

Arkansas Foodbank distribution event runs out of food early because of demand

CNN | By Theresa Waldorp | April 28 & 29, 2020

(CNN) -- The Arkansas Foodbank planned to hand out food for four hours on Tuesday, but the demand was so high that all the food was gone within an hour and a half, the charity said.

Cars lined up at the Outlets of Little Rock mall, which hosted the event, as early as 5:30 a.m., when the food bank's workers arrived to unload the trucks, Arkansas Foodbank CEO Rhonda Sanders said.

April 14 2020
In the news

Feeding South Florida starts weekly grocery distribution at Palm Beach Outlets

By Liz Balmaseda | The Palm Beach Post
Posted Apr 13, 2020 at 6:32 PM

The state’s largest food bank launched a weekly grocery distribution effort at the Palm Beach Outlets Monday to help those in need of supplies during the coronavirus lockdown. They were sold out before they opened.

Cars began lining up at 5 a.m. for the Feeding South Florida distribution effort as volunteers handed out vouchers for the grocery packages. By 9 a.m., when the distribution officially opened, all vouchers had been handed out, said Trina Holmsted, a rep for the shopping complex.

March 3 2020
In the news

MarketPlace Logan opens local favorites within Logan terminals

February 28, 2020 | NEREJ

Boston, MA According to MarketPlace Logan, an affiliate of New England Development and manager of the Boston Logan Concessions Program, some local favorites have landed at Boston Logan International Airport.

February 19 2020
In the news

Iconic Boston eateries open locations in Logan Airport

WCVB | January 22, 2020

BOSTON — Some favorite Boston restaurants have opened new locations inside Logan International Airport.

In recent weeks, the Boston Logan Concession Program welcomed gastropub Monument Tavern from the historic Charlestown neighborhood to Terminal B and Mija Cantina & Tequila Bar from Faneuil Hall Marketplace to Terminal C.

Boston-based New Balance also opened a retail store in Terminal C.

January 24 2020
In the news

Local favourite restaurants open at Boston Logan as athletic brand New Balance unveils first airport store

by Jason Holland
Source: ©The Moodie Davitt Report
22 January 2020

MarketPlace Logan has opened the latest set of local favourite restaurants and stores at Boston Logan International Airport. The company manages the concessions programme at the airport and is an affiliate of Boston-based New England Development.

Upscale gastropub Monument Tavern has opened in Terminal B, and is based on the original restaurant in Boston’s Charlestown neighbourhood.

January 13 2020
In the news

Pinehills Trust helps build affordable homes

By Emily Clark | Wicked Local |
Posted Jan 11, 2020 at 10:00 AM

PLYMOUTH – The dark green SUV rolled slowly by them and pulled up to the curb on Water Street. Michael “Buster” Main and his wife, Gerry Hooker, known affectionately as Sweetpea, frowned at it. Were they being followed?

Main walked over a little to get a closer look, as the passenger side window rolled down. He and Hooker kept their distance, but heard a familiar voice within.

“Keep the damn gun in your pocket,” Main told his wife, who has a license to carry.

December 21 2019
In the news

Trevini opens in new spot with old favorites

By M.M. Cloutier Special to the Daily News
Palm Beach Daily News
Posted Dec 21, 2019 at 2:42 PM

For Palm Beach restaurateur Gianni Minervini, Thursday night unfolded “beautifully” as his longtime white-tablecloth Italian restaurant celebrated another milestone.

After being closed since May, his 19-year-old Trevini has reopened in a prominent ground-floor space at 223 Sunset Ave., where renovations have been underway for months.

December 19 2019
In the news

Here’s what’s in store for the redevelopment of the CambridgeSide mall

Don’t call it a galleria. CambridgeSide is getting a second act as much more than a mall.

The Cambridge City Council approved a zoning change this week paving the way for the 1 million-square-foot mall’s plans for a bigger — and, its owner hopes, better — future.

December 13 2019
In the news

A Nantucket hotel ranked among the best in the world, according to Conde Nast Traveler

By Kristi Palma Staff
A seaside luxury hotel on Nantucket is among the top accommodations in the world, according to Conde Nast Traveler.

The publication’s 2020 Gold List names The Wauwinet, which was founded in 1875, among the best hotels and resorts on the planet. The list of 129 properties, released on Thursday, includes 16 in the U.S. The Wauwinet is the only New England entry.

November 26 2019
In the news

Dulles International and Reagan National Airports announce 2019 Concessions Customer Service Excellence Award winners

Vicky Karantzavelou / 25 Nov 2019  /

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, along with MarketPlace Development, the concessions program manager at Washington Dulles International Airport and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, are proud to announce their Customer Service Excellence Award winners for 2019.

November 4 2019
In the news

Don’t call her the Ritz. She’s the Taj no more.

The Boston Globe    Christopher Muther,  November 1, 2019

Excerpts from an article in The Boston Globe: 

In its current state, you’d hardly guess that this building was once the most glamorous edifice in Boston.

When Winston Churchill came to town, he stayed here. So did Shirley Temple, Amelia Earhart, and the duke and duchess of Windsor. At present, this important piece of Boston history is primarily hosting layers of plaster dust, exposed drywall, bare floors, and many, many power tools.