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.

March 8 2019
Press releases

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

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (March 2019) – Asheville Outlets ( 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 ( 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 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 ( 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 ( 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
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CambridgeSide Presents Warrior Run 5K, Sunday March 31, 2019

CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS (February 2019) – The first ever Warrior Run 5K will be held at CambridgeSide ( 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.

December 19 2018
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CambridgeSide Hosts Peabody School Early Bird Singers to Perform for Shoppers

CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS (December 2018) – The Peabody School, part of the Cambridge Public Schools, Early Bird Singers are comprised of students in third through fifth grade. For the third year, The Early Bird Singers performed for shoppers at CambridgeSide during the busy holiday season. Students were then treated to hot cocoa and munchkins from Dunkin’ at CambridgeSide.       

December 12 2018
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Forever 21 to Open December 15 at Outlets of Des Moines

Des Moines, Iowa (December 12, 2018) - Outlets of Des Moines is pleased to announce that popular retailer FOREVER 21 will celebrate their grand opening on Saturday, December 15 at 10:00 a.m. FOREVER 21 offers a wide array of on-trend clothing and accessories at affordable prices. The store will have a section for men, women, girls, plus-size apparel along with a wide variety of accessories. 

December 11 2018
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Shop Local in Newburyport for Holiday 2018

NEWBURYPORT, MASSACHUSETTS (December 2018) – Newburyport Invitation Nights provide special evenings to enjoy and shop in Newburyport. Shoppers will find complimentary refreshments, live entertainment and unique shopping and dining in festive downtown Newburyport. Newburyport Invitation Nights will be held on Friday evenings, December 14th, and 21st from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. For a list of participating retailers and restaurants visit or

December 7 2018
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MarketPlace Development Appoints Kathleen Verret as Vice President, Washington Region

Washington, D.C. – December 7, 2018 – MarketPlace Development has appointed airport industry veteran Kathleen Verret as Vice President, Washington Region, for Ronald Reagan National Airport and Dulles International Airport.  Kathleen will direct MarketPlace Development’s airport concessions planning, strategies and programs at Reagan National and Dulles International Airports in partnership with the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority.

November 29 2018
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MarketPlace Development Announces 2018 Dulles International and Reagan National Airports Concessions Customer Service Excellence Award Winners

Washington, D.C. – November 28, 2018 – MarketPlace Development, the concessions program manager at Washington Dulles International Airport and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, along with the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority are proud to announce their Customer Service Excellence Award winners for 2018.

November 19 2018
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Santa Arrives by Charles Riverboat at CambridgeSide

CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS (November 2018) - Santa makes his magical debut at CambridgeSide arriving via Charles Riverboat on Friday, November 23rd at 10 a.m. at Canal Park outside the Food Court.

The first 50 shoppers at Santa’s arrival will receive a special gift from Santa, everything from a $5 to a $100 gift card or tickets to Dr. Seuss How The Grinch Stole Christmas The Musical at Boch Center Wang Theatre. While supplies last. First come, first served.

November 19 2018
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Santa Arrival at Outlets of Little Rock

LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS (November 2018) - Santa will arrive with great fanfare at Outlets of Little Rock on a fire truck to kick-off the magical holiday season. Children and their families are encouraged to attend Santa’s arrival on Saturday, November 24th at 10:00 a.m. which will feature complimentary Cinnasweeties from Cinnabon. Additionally, every family who visits Santa through Christmas Eve at Outlets of Little Rock will receive TWO FREE 4” x 6” Santa photos and a digital download for a single image.