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.

September 21 2020
Press releases

Asheville Outlets to Host Two October American Red Cross Blood Drive with Blood Donations Tested for COVID-19 Antibody

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (September 2020) - Help save lives by giving blood! Asheville Outlets (ShopAshevilleOutlets.com) will host two blood donation drives in partnership with the American Red Cross on Fridays, October 23, and October 30, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The American Red Cross will test all blood, platelet, and plasma donations for the COVID-19 antibody.

September 18 2020
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Outlets of Des Moines Hosts Midwest Local Vendor Market

ALTOONA, IOWA (September 2020) – Outlets of Des Moines (OutletsofDesMoines.com) will host the Midwest Local Vendor Market on Saturday, September 26, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The Midwest Local Vendor Market features vendors from around the state of Iowa. Shoppers will find a wide array of fashions, jewelry, home décor, wellness & spa products, baked goods and more. Social distancing protocols will be followed at the vendor market.

September 15 2020
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Outlets Of Des Moines To Welcome The Cosmetics Company Store

ALTOONA, IOWA (September 2020) – Outlets of Des Moines (OutletsofDesMoines.com) has announced that The Cosmetics Company Store will open on Saturday, October 3, 2020. The Cosmetics Company Store is part of The Estée Lauder Companies and offers award-winning premium skincare, makeup, haircare, and fragrance products from a collection of prestigious brands including Estée Lauder, Clinique, and MAC.

September 14 2020
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Marketplace Logan Announces Ongoing Safety Protocols And Debuts Innovative Offerings For The Concessions Program

MarketPlace Logan, an affiliate of Boston-based New England Development and manager of the Boston Logan Concession’s Program (Bos SHOP DINE), announced today the latest safety measures, contactless options and innovative new amenities taking flight at Boston Logan International Airport.

Some of the safety measures that have been put into place across the concessions program include:

September 8 2020
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White Elephant Palm Beach to Open November 4, 2020

From one vacation destination to another, Nantucket’s White Elephant resort will welcome a sister property in Palm Beach on November 4, 2020. The 32-room White Elephant Palm Beach is housed in the former Bradley Park Hotel - originally constructed in 1924 as one of the first resorts on Palm Beach's Main Street. During its century-long history, it was initially owned by Colonel Edward R. Bradley, who ran a private and celebrated Beach Club casino on land that is today Bradley Park.

September 3 2020
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Palm Beach Outlets Presents the Raise the Roof Virtual 5K Fundraiser for Quantum House

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (September 2020) - Palm Beach Outlets presents the Raise the Roof Virtual 5K Fundraiser for Quantum House. Raise the Roof Virtual 5K will begin on Sunday, September 13, 2020 at midnight and finishes on Sunday, September 27, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. EST. Join sponsors The Palm Beach Post, Baptist Health, The Town of Palm Beach United Way, Ryan Swenson Edward Jones and Palm Beach Outlets to make a difference. Registration is $35; visit PalmBeachOutlets.com for additional information and registration details.

September 3 2020
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Asheville Outlets to Welcome Pretty as a Peach Boutique

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (September 2020) - Asheville Outlets (ShopAshevilleOutlets.com) will welcome Pretty as a Peach Boutique on Friday, September 18, 2020. Founded by a husband-wife team headquartered in Tennessee, Pretty as a Peach Boutique specializes in contemporary fashions at affordable prices in sizes S-3XL. The boutique offers collections of tops, dresses, pants, jewelry, accessories, and shoes.  Pretty as a Peach Boutique’s flagship shop is in Johnson City, TN.

September 2 2020
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Auntie Anne’s/Carvel/Cinnabon Expands Offerings in Larger Shop at Westgate Mall

BROCKTON, MASSACHUSETTS (September 2020) - Westgate Mall (ShopatWestgateMall.com) has announced the opening of an expanded Auntie Anne’s/Carvel/Cinnabon location. Previously Auntie Anne’s and Carvel were served together at Westgate Mall; Cinnabon will now join the duo in an expanded footprint within the center. The menu will feature Auntie Anne’s signature fresh pretzels, Cinnabon’s classic cinnamon rolls, and Carvel ice cream, sundaes, and shakes. The new store will open on Friday, September 4, 2020.

September 1 2020
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Chestnut Hill Square Announces Opening Of The Shade Store

CHESTNUT HILL, MASSACHUSETTS (September 2020) - Chestnut Hill Square (ChestnutHillSquare.com) has announced the Friday, September 4, 2020 opening of The Shade Store, a leading resource for custom window treatments. The Chestnut Hill Square showroom is the third in the Greater Boston area and the sixth in Massachusetts. The store will be open to the public and by virtual appointments.

August 31 2020
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CambridgeSide Announces Vans® is Now Open

CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS (August 2020) – CambridgeSide (CambridgeSide.com) has announced that Vans®, featuring footwear, apparel and accessories is now open. Vans® is a favorite with a recognizable style and forward-thinking designs. Visitors can shop a range of products from men, women, kids, skate, classics and custom pieces.

August 31 2020
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Asheville Outlets Announce Opening of the Halloween Superstore

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (August 2020) - Asheville Outlets (ShopAshevilleOutlets.com) has announced the September 15th opening of the Halloween Superstore costume shop. Featuring a large selection of Halloween costumes, decorations, accessories, makeup, and more for the entire family, the Halloween Superstore will be open from September 15 through November 15, 2020 at the center.

August 28 2020
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Nantucket's Jared Coffin House Opens New Suites and The Tap Room Restaurant

Jared Coffin House, a former whaling shipowner's home located in the heart of Nantucket, expanded on August 15, 2020 with the opening of five new accommodations. Additionally, the Tap Room, a fixture in the downtown dining scene for more than four decades, re-opened earlier this season after a 14-year hiatus. Celebrating 175 years, the three-story brick mansion offers a total immersion into Nantucket’s whaling history. 
 

August 26 2020
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Casa Loca Mexican Cantina To Open In Early September At University Station

WESTWOOD, MASSACHUSETTS (August 2020) - University Station has announced the September opening of Casa Loca Mexican Cantina at 174 University Avenue in Westwood, MA. Casa Loca is a new concept from the Wellesley Restaurant Group team that operates the successful LOCAL Kitchen & Drinks concepts in West Newton, Wayland, Wellesley, and Waltham. 

August 19 2020
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Outlets of Des Moines to Host LifeServe Blood Drive Donations Needed More Than Ever

ALTOONA, IOWA (August 2020) – The need for blood donations has never been greater. Outlets of Des Moines (OutletsofDesMoines.com) will host a blood donation drive in partnership with LifeServe on Saturday, September 5, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the center. The drive will be in Space 325 near VF Outlet. Organizers will ensure all donors are socially distanced and there will be ample distancing space for those waiting at the center.

August 18 2020
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Palm Beach Outlets To Welcome The Cosmetics Company Store

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (August 2020) - Palm Beach Outlets (PalmBeachOutlets.com) has announced that The Cosmetics Company Store will open on Saturday, August 22, 2020.  The Cosmetics Company Store is part of The Estée Lauder Companies and offers award-winning premium skincare, makeup, haircare, and fragrance products from a collection of prestigious brands including Estée Lauder, Clinique, and MAC.

August 17 2020
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CambridgeSide Teams with East End House for School Supply Drive

CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS (August 2020) – CambridgeSide (CambridgeSide.com) has teamed with Cambridge-based East End House to launch a School Supply Drive to help meet the needs of local school children. In the era of COVID-19, East End House is hosting a virtual and traditional school supply drive to ensure all under-resourced and vulnerable children in the community will have the necessary school supplies in September and beyond, whether learning in the classroom or at home.

August 12 2020
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DAWN Nantucket Now Open at 2 Harbor Square

NANTUCKET, MASSACHUSETTS (August 2020) – New to the island this year, DAWN is a fashion and home boutique offering menswear, womenswear, denim, accessories, beachwear, and home goods. DAWN showcases a meticulously curated collection from over 100 brands, including Miguelina, GRLFRND, James Perse, PAPER London, Bond-Eye, Garrett Leight, and William Yeoward. The shop features an extensive selection from vacation essentials to coveted creations.

August 12 2020
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CambridgeSide to Host Blood Drive with Massachusetts General Hospital Blood Donor Program

CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS (August 2020) – CambridgeSide (CambridgeSide.com) will host a blood donation drive in partnership with Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Blood Donor Program on Thursday August 20, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Canal Park next to CambridgeSide Food Court Entrance. Donors are asked to register in advance by visiting http://bit.ly/MGHCambridge to schedule an appointment

August 11 2020
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Award-Winning Fashion Boutique Native Sun to Open Pop-Up Shop in Newburyport

NEWBURYPORT, MASSACHUSETTS (August 2020) – Native Sun, an award-winning women’s fashion boutique, will open a pop-up shop in Newburyport at 20 Pleasant Street on August 13th. Native Sun first opened in Newburyport in 1989 and was a popular fashion destination for over 21 years.

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