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 30 2022
Press releases

CambridgeSide Reaches Milestone for 20 CambridgeSide

CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS (June 2022) – CambridgeSide has recently celebrated an exciting milestone in the construction process, the placing of the final beam for 20 CambridgeSide, located at the corner of Edwin Land Boulevard and CambridgeSide Place, Cambridge, MA. 20 CambridgeSide when completed will be a 350,000 square foot life science building as part of six interconnected buildings totaling 2 million square feet of office, lab, residential and hotel uses.

June 23 2022
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Asheville Outlets Announces Opening of Lee | Wrangler

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (June 2022) - Asheville Outlets (ShopAshevilleOutlets.com) has announced the opening of Lee | Wrangler, bringing together two of the most iconic and beloved denim brands under one roof. The new store will offer amazing prices on a wide array of Lee and Wrangler denim and casual apparel for men and women.

“We are delighted to welcome Lee | Wrangler to Asheville Outlets,” says Miranda Bowman, General Manager of Asheville Outlets. “Our shoppers will enjoy the wide selection of denim jeans and apparel provided by these two iconic brands,” she adds.

June 16 2022
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Outlets of Des Moines Announces Opening of rue21®

ALTOONA, IOWA (June 2022) – Outlets of Des Moines (OutletsofDesMoines.com) has announced the opening of rue21® one of the nation's fastest growing specialty retailers serving the 15 to 25 year old Gen Z customer, in a 5,000 square foot storefront at the center.

June 14 2022
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Sit & Let Your Spirit Soar Public Art Initiative at Chestnut Hill Square

CHESTNUT HILL, MASSACHUSETTS (June 2022) - Chestnut Hill Square (ChestnutHillSquare.com) has partnered with Newton Community Pride (NCP) to feature the “Pink Lemonade” bench, an art display by Sage Widder, a Newton South High School May 2022 graduate who is one of the winners of the Sit & Let Your Spirit Soar design competition. Sponsored by Newton Community Pride in partnership with the City of Newton, Sit & Let Your Spirit Soar is a public art initiative designed to create community, encourage conversation, and inspire feelings of connection.

June 13 2022
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Outlets of Des Moines Announces Opening of Bizzy’s Boutique

ALTOONA, IOWA (June 2022) – Outlets of Des Moines (OutletsofDesMoines.com) has announced the opening of Bizzy’s Boutique, specializing in women’s, children’s, and baby clothing. Bizzy’s offers a large selection of fashionable and comfortable clothing including denim, tees, dresses, rompers, tops and bottoms, Mommy + Me wear, and accessories. Bizzy’s new Outlets of Des Moines’ storefront is 3,500 square feet; this is the second Des Moines area location for the retailer.

May 31 2022
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Asheville Outlets to Host All About Safety Event

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (May 2022) – Asheville Outlets will host an All About Safety event on Saturday, June 11, 2022, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the parking lot in front of Gap Factory. The center is teaming up with The Western and Southern Life Insurance Company, to help families be more safety conscious, understand the risks their kids might face, and recognize the steps they can take to help avoid those risks.

May 16 2022
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Borobabi, America’s First Circular Retailer™ Opens Discovery Shop on Nantucket

NANTUCKET, MASSACHUSETTS (May 2022) - Borobabi, America’s first-in-kind, female-founded circular retailer™, will open at 18 Federal Street in downtown Nantucket this spring. The Borobabi Discovery Shop offers new, conscious clothing for children from established, vetted sustainable brand partners around the globe. A recently Certified B Corporation®, Borobabi provides a unique borrow or buy model for children’s fashion in sizes newborn to 6 years.

May 2 2022
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Outlets of Des Moines Announces Fall 2022 Opening of Victoria’s Secret

ALTOONA, IOWA (May 2022) – Outlets of Des Moines (OutletsofDesMoines.com) has announced the Fall 2022 opening of Victoria’s Secret. Victoria’s Secret is known worldwide for its wide selection of premium lingerie, sleepwear, sportswear, and swim offerings, as well as fragrance and body care.

“We are pleased to announce the fall opening of Victoria’s Secret at Outlets of Des Moines,” says TJ Just, General Manager of Outlets of Des Moines. “Victoria’s Secret will join an exciting lineup of new retailers opening at the center, offering our shoppers today’s top brands,” he adds.

April 27 2022
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MARKETPLACE PHL ANNOUNCES 2022 LEASING OUTREACH WEBINAR

PHILADELPHIA — April 25, 2022 — In conjunction with the City of Philadelphia’s Division of Aviation, MarketPlace PHL, LLC, will host its 2022 Virtual Leasing Outreach on Thursday, May 5, starting at 11 a.m. In 2019, Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) welcomed more than 33 million passengers and currently serves more than 23 airlines and more than 350 daily departures to over 120 nonstop destinations.

April 19 2022
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Palm Beach Outlets Announces Opening of Jamba® and Auntie Anne’s®

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (April 2022) - Palm Beach Outlets (PalmBeachOutlets.com) has announced the opening of a new Jamba® and Auntie Anne’s® dual brand location. Conveniently paired together, shoppers can enjoy fan favorites from both brands, including Jamba’s freshly blended fruit and vegetable smoothies and made-to-order bowls that pair perfectly with Auntie Anne’s fresh-baked soft pretzels and snacks.

April 19 2022
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Asheville Outlets Announces May Opening of Merrell

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (April 2022) - Asheville Outlets (ShopAshevilleOutlets.com) has announced the May opening of Merrell, a global leader in outdoor active footwear. For over 40 years, Merrell has been on the forefront of innovative footwear with icons such as the Moab hiking boot and Jungle Moc. Today, Merrell is focused on merging performance, styling, and comfort to empower all people to confidently explore the outdoors.

April 6 2022
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Palm Beach Outlets Announces Opening of Faux Paws Dog Shop ®

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (April 2022) - Palm Beach Outlets (PalmBeachOutlets.com) has announced the opening of Faux Paws Dog Shop ®. Faux Paws offers a wide selection of products for the pampered pooch including popular character beds, full bar of plush toys, pet apparel, specialty gifts, decorative water and food bowls, fashionable collars, leashes and harnesses, pup strollers and slings, delicious treats, home décor for the pet lover, and more. At Faux Paws Dog Shop, the motto is Celebrate your dog! ®.

March 22 2022
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PHILADELPHIA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AND PHL FOOD & SHOPS CELEBRATE NATIONAL CHEESESTEAK WEEK

PHILADELPHIA — March 21, 2022 — Every day is Cheesesteak Day in Philadelphia, but March 24 is National Cheesesteak Day, and Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) is celebrating all week long, from March 21 to March 25, with special events and freebies. Travelers can enjoy cheesesteaks and cheesesteak-inspired items from 13 renowned local eateries throughout the airport.

March 16 2022
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CambridgeSide Announces Limited Engagement of the Mad Hatter’s (Gin &) Tea Party

CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS (March 2022) – CambridgeSide (CambridgeSide.com) has announced the March through May limited engagement of the Mad Hatter’s (Gin &) Tea Party a 90-minute, gin-fueled, cocktail-crafting experience. Bringing Lewis Carroll’s classic story to life, guests will step into the immersive world of Alice in Wonderland and join the Mad Hatter’s utterly curious tea party. Over 60,000 tea party guests have already taken the trip down the rabbit hole wonderland experience, which has won rave reviews following its events in Los Angeles, Chicago, Miami, and London.

March 15 2022
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CambridgeSide Celebrates Women’s History Month with Pop-Up Market

CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS (March 2022) – In recognition of Women’s History Month, CambridgeSide (CambridgeSide.com), in partnership with J. Perry Fine Art, will host a Pop-Up Market from Friday, March 25 through Sunday, March 27, 2022. The Pop-Up Market will feature local women-owned businesses presenting clothing, accessories, body care products, art, and many other unique items.

February 7 2022
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Westgate Mall Teams with Black Owned Brockton to Host Special Pop-Up Market Celebrating Black History Month

BROCKTON, MASSACHUSETTS (February 2022) – Westgate Mall will team with Black Owned Brockton to present a special Pop-Up Market in celebration of Black History Month from Friday, February 18 through Sunday, February 20, 2022, 12 p.m. to 6 p.m., daily. The Black Owned Brockton Pop-Up Market at Westgate Mall is part of an ongoing commitment by the center to promote talented local businesses of color.
 

February 4 2022
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Asheville Outlets Announces Cultural Marketplace Pop-Up In Celebration Of Black History Month

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (February 2022) – Asheville Outlets has announced a Cultural Marketplace Pop-Up in celebration of Black History Month to be held on Saturdays, February 5, 12, 19 & 26, 2022 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. in Suite 348 next to Gap Factory. The Cultural Marketplace will feature over twenty vendors offering original art, handmade apparel, health, wellness, and beauty products, jewelry, candles, and one-of-a-kind gift items.

 

February 3 2022
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CambridgeSide to Host Pop-Up Market in Celebration of Black History Month

CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS (February 2022) – In recognition of Black History Month, CambridgeSide in partnership with J. Perry Fine Art, will host a Pop-Up Market from Friday, February 11 through Sunday, February 13, 2022. The Pop-Up Market will feature local black-owned businesses selling body products, apparel, art, and many other unique and distinctive items.

 

January 31 2022
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KIEHL’S OPENS SECOND LOCATION AT PHILADELPHIA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

PHILADELPHIA — Jan. 20, 2022 — Travelers at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) can now enjoy the option to shop at Kiehl’s in not one but two locations within the airport. Following the original storefront shop in Terminal F, the brand is now also available in the D/E connector and is open Monday through Sunday from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm. The store is operated in partnership with 3Sixty Duty Free, a global leader in travel retail and omnichannel retail. Kiehl’s joins PHL Food & Shops’ 120-plus eateries and retailers that are currently operating during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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