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.

March 21 2019
Press releases

Outlets of Little Rock Presents Easter Bunny Social

LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS (March 2019) – Outlets of Little Rock is pleased to present an Easter Bunny Social on Saturday, April 20 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Meet and greet with the Easter Bunny and Alice in Wonderland, face painting and more! Event is free and open to the public and located in Food Pavilion.

“We are delighted to host an afternoon of family friendly activities and know our little visitors will enjoy the opportunity to meet not only the Easter Bunny, but also Alice in Wonderland,” explains Outlets of Little Rock General Manager Teresa Deen.

 

March 14 2019
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CambridgeSide Hosts the Arlington Soap Box Derby

CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS (March 2019) –The Arlington Soap Box Derby has partnered with CambridgeSide to organize and co-host a series of three indoor Soap Box Derby race weekends this winter. The final weekend of racing is this Saturday and Sunday, March 16th and 17th with racing from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the parking garage at CambridgeSide. Approximately thirty racers and their families from all over the northeast will join in two days of fun and excitement. Watching derby races is free and open to the public.

March 12 2019
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Asheville Outlets Presents Kids Day (And then Some!)

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (March 2019) - Asheville Outlets will join forces with area nonprofits to host a Kids Day (And Then Some!) event on Saturday, April 13th from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Kids Day will feature interactive booths and displays, live music, games, strolling magic, crafts, balloon art, face painting and a wide variety of other family-focused events in the center and parking lot.

Additional activities will include:

March 12 2019
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Outlets of Des Moines Announces Spring Break Fun

ALTOONA, IOWA (March 2019) – Outlets of Des Moines (OutletsofDesMoines.com) is pleased to announce Spring Break Fun, an exciting line-up of free family fun during March school vacation week. The center will have programming from the Science Center, crafts, movie, live animals from the Blank Park Zoo, a game truck and more. Registration is required for some events. 

March 12 2019
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Outlets of Des Moines to Host Hy-Vee Outdoor Living Sale

ALTOONA, IOWA (March 2019) – Outlets of Des Moines (OutletsofDesMoines.com) will host the Hy-Vee Outdoor Living Sale from Friday, March 15 through Sunday, March 17, 2019 at the center. The sale will highlight outdoor living and will feature music, contests and gardening classes. The events are free and open to the public. No purchase necessary to enter contests. 

March 11 2019
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Outlets of Little Rock Presents Brews & Bites

LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS (March 2019) – Back by popular demand, Outlets of Little Rock is pleased to present the 2nd annual Brews and Bites, a fun festival with food trucks, craft beer and live entertainment on Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 12 noon to 5 p.m. Ticket price is $5.00, children under age 12 are free. The delicious day benefits Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance & Arkansas Food Bank. Treat your taste buds while giving back to the local community!

March 11 2019
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Asheville Outlets Announces April 2019 Opening of Book Warehouse

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (March 2019) - Asheville Outlets (ShopAshevilleOutlets.com) is pleased to announce that Book Warehouse will open in April. Book Warehouse is a national retailer that offers a broad range of books for all ages and interests at 50-80% off regular retail price and is a national leader among discount booksellers across America.

March 8 2019
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Outlets of Little Rock to Host Penguin Party

LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS (March 2019) – Outlets of Little Rock (OutletsofLittleRock.com) will host a Penguin Party on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the center. The meet & greet with Little Rock Zoo penguins will be held near J.Crew Factory during Spring Break. Attending children and their families will get an up-close look at these beautiful animals; the event is free and open to the public.

March 8 2019
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Asheville Outlets to Host Community Yard Sale Saturday, March 16, 2019

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (March 2019) – Asheville Outlets (ShopAshevilleOutlets.com) is pleased to team-up with Splurge Art Gallery to host a Community Yard Sale on Saturday, March 16, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The event will be held in the parking lot behind Gap Factory and will feature various yard sale booths set-up by residents and businesses. Habitat for Humanity RESTORE will also be on-site to receive donations during and after the event from the Community Yard Sale participants and the public.

March 8 2019
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Western North Carolina Girl Scouts Host Girl Scout Week Kickoff Event at Asheville Outlets

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (March 2019) – Asheville Outlets (ShopAshevilleOutlets.com) will host the Girl Scouts of western North Carolina 2019 Girl Scout Week Kickoff event on Sunday, March 10th from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.at the center. Girl Scouts, volunteers, families and community members, including prospective Girl Scout families, are invited to attend. The event is free and open to the public.

March 7 2019
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Altoona Area Chamber of Commerce Presents Corporate Star Award to Outlets of Des Moines

ALTOONA, IOWA (March 2019) – Outlets of Des Moines (OutletsofDesMoines.com) was recently awarded the Corporate Star Award by the Altoona Area Chamber of Commerce. The Corporate Star Award is presented annually to businesses that demonstrate all-around excellence in business, exceptional customer service, community involvement and a commitment to local youth and nonprofit development.

March 7 2019
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Outlets of Des Moines Hosts Midwest Local Vendor Market

ALTOONA, IOWA (March 2019) – Outlets of Des Moines (OutletsofDesMoines.com) is pleased to host the Midwest Local Market each month featuring a wide array of unique items including home décor, jewelry, clothing, repurposed items, nutritional and wellness products, handmade sewn, crochet and knitted pieces, baked goods, spa items and so much more. The next Iowa Vendor Market is scheduled for Saturday, March 23, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the center. 

February 25 2019
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CambridgeSide Welcomes Evolve Vending

CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS (February 2019) – CambridgeSide has announced the addition of a unique healthy snack vending machine at the center. Evolve Vending provides a sleek design and offers a range of nutrient-packed snacks, from plant based protein shakes and kombucha to protein and energy bars. Through February 28, 2019 when shoppers use code EVO19 at the machine, they will receive a 15% discount.

February 22 2019
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New Merchants Land at Philadelphia International Airport

PHILADELPHIA — Feb. 22, 2019 — Travelers now have even more great options to choose from at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL). Philadelphia Marketplace recently added many new merchants, expanding its already impressive lineup of food and retail options.  New additions include:

February 20 2019
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La Colombe Opens Fourth Cafe at Philadelphia International Airport

PHILADELPHIA — Feb. 20, 2019 — Travelers passing through the B/C Connector at the Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) can now enjoy the aroma of freshly brewed coffee around the clock from Philly favorite La Colombe. Philadelphia Marketplace and La Colombe celebrated the opening of the B/C Connector location, which offers 24/7 service, with a special ribbon-cutting ceremony on Monday, Feb. 4.

February 14 2019
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Palm Beach Outlets celebrates 5-year anniversary

West Palm Beach, Fla. — It was exactly five years ago on Valentine’s Day that West Palm Beach Mayor Jeri Muoio joined other dignitaries at a grand opening ceremony to officially welcome the brand new, expansive shopping center to the city of West Palm Beach. Since then, Palm Beach Outlets has attracted millions of local, national and international visitors and supported many charities. To celebrate the 5th anniversary, a number of events, activities and sales have been planned for the public.

When - Thursday, Feb. 14- Monday, Feb. 18

February 8 2019
Press releases

CambridgeSide Presents Warrior Run 5K, Sunday March 31, 2019

CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS (February 2019) – The first ever Warrior Run 5K will be held at CambridgeSide (CambridgeSide.com) on Sunday, March 31, 2019 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The race is open to all runners, all abilities. Race proceeds benefit the Ahern Family Charitable Foundation which raises money and awareness for veterans, past,  present and future who may be in crisis and in need of assistance. Warrior Run 5K is a scenic race that starts and ends at CambridgeSide.

January 31 2019
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Nantucket’s Luxury Wauwinet, an Inn by the Sea, Celebrates 30th Anniversary with Complete Renovation for 2019 Season

January 2019 – The Wauwinet, situated on the northeast shores of Nantucket overlooking Nantucket Bay and the Atlantic Ocean, is continuing its 30th Anniversary celebration with a multi-million-dollar restoration and renovation of its lobby, library and 32 guestrooms and cottages. The inn will re-open this April 2019 upon completion of the renovations. 

As Nantucket's only member of Relais & Châteaux hotels, the historic inn is known worldwide for its outstanding service, cuisine, and accommodations that draw an international clientele and guests from throughout the U.S.  

December 21 2018
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Chocolaterie Stam to Open December 22 at Outlets of Des Moines

Des Moines, Iowa (December 21, 2018) – Outlets of Des Moines is pleased to announce that Chocolaterie Stam will open their sixth location in Iowa on Saturday, December 22 at 8:00 a.m. For over 100 years, Chocolaterie Stam has been producing hand-crafted white, milk and dark chocolate bonbons, buttery caramels, and truffles. The cases at Chocolaterie Stam are piled high with flavors, textures, and shapes that demonstrate Stam's unparalleled attention to detail.

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