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.

May 27 2020
Press releases

Outlets of Little Rock to Host Blood Drive In partnership with Arkansas Blood Institute

LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS (May 2020) - Outlets of Little Rock (OutletsofLittleRock.com) will host a blood donation drive in partnership with Arkansas Blood Institute on Saturday, June 6, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Blood mobiles will be located in the parking lot for walk-ups and appointments. Organizers will ensure all donors are socially distanced and there will be ample distancing space for those waiting in the parking lot of the center.

May 27 2020
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Palm Beach Outlets to Host OneBlood Donation Drive with All Blood Donations Tested for Coronavirus Antibody

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (May 2020) - Palm Beach Outlets (PalmBeachOutlets.com) will host a OneBlood donation drive on Saturdays May 30, June 6, June 13 and June 20, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. near the PetSmart parking lot. Every blood donation will be complimentary tested for the coronavirus antibody and donors will be informed of test results. Due to social distancing measures that OneBlood has in place, all donors are required to make an appointment to donate.

May 26 2020
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Chestnut Hill Square is Looking for Local Artists to Feature in Virtual Exhibition #HappyDistraction

CHESTNUT HILL, MASSACHUSETTS (May 2020) - Chestnut Hill Square is calling local artists to submit a photograph of their artwork (painting, photograph, drawing, sculpture) to include in a virtual exhibition entitled #HappyDistraction. Artists can submit an Instagram ready photograph with a one sentence description, representing moments of hope, light and color that have inspired them during this challenging time. Selected artists’ works will be featured on Chestnut Hill Square’s social media pages and website.

May 26 2020
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Seeking Local Artists to Feature in Virtual Exhibition #HappyDistraction

NEWBURYPORT, MASSACHUSETTS (May 2020) Newburyport Development is calling local artists to submit a photograph of their artwork (painting, photograph, drawing, sculpture) to include in a virtual exhibition entitled #HappyDistraction. Artists can submit an Instagram ready photograph with a one sentence description, representing moments of hope, light and color during this difficult time. Selected artists’ works will be featured on Shop Newburyport’s social media pages and website.

May 26 2020
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Palm Beach Outlets to Welcome Aerie on Thursday, June 4, 2020

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (May 2020) - Palm Beach Outlets (PalmBeachOutlets.com) will welcome Aerie, one of the fastest growing brands in the apparel industry, to the center on Thursday, June 4, 2020. Aerie is committed to creating exceptional merchandise collections while positively influencing the way women see themselves and treat others. The store offers intimates, apparel, activewear and swimwear with every piece designed for comfort. The Aerie brand promotes body positivity, empowerment, and confidence.

May 19 2020
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Outlets of Little Rock is Looking for Local Artists to Feature in Virtual Exhibition #HappyDistraction

LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS (May 2020) - Outlets of Little Rock is calling local artists to submit a photograph of their artwork (painting, photograph, drawing, sculpture) to include in a virtual exhibition entitled #HappyDistraction. Artists can submit an Instagram ready photograph with a one sentence description, representing moments of hope, light and color during this challenging time. Selected artists’ works will be featured on Outlets of Little Rock’s social media pages and website.

May 19 2020
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Outlets of Des Moines to Host Drive-Up Meal Kit Distribution with Gino’s Italian Foods

ALTOONA, IOWA (May 2020) – Outlets of Des Moines will host a drive-up meal kit distribution with Gino’s Italian Foods on Saturday, May 23, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. One thousand make-at-home meal kits will be distributed, each consisting of pasta noodles, Gino’s spaghetti sauce, a head of lettuce and salad dressing. The drive-up is first come, first served. Vehicles should follow the signage at Outlets of Des Moines; the drive will be located behind Polo Ralph Lauren.

May 14 2020
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Asheville Outlets to Host American Red Cross Blood Drive Friday, May 29, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (May 2020) - Asheville Outlets (ShopAshevilleOutlets.com) will host a blood donation drive in partnership with the American Red Cross on Friday, May 29, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The blood drive will be held indoors in the storefront between Famous Footwear and VF Factory Outlet. The American Red Cross will establish additional safety guidelines to ensure all donors are socially distanced.

May 13 2020
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Outlets of Des Moines to Host Drive Thru Food Distribution with Caring Hands Outreach Center

ALTOONA, IOWA (May 2020) – Outlets of Des Moines (OutletsofDesMoines.com) will host a drive thru food distribution with Caring Hands Outreach Center on Sunday, May 17, 2020 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Each family will receive 25 lbs. of nonperishable food (pasta, sauce, canned soup, rice, etc.) with a limit of one distribution per vehicle. The drive will distribute a total of 250 packages. Distribution is on a first come, first served basis for anyone who needs food.

May 7 2020
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Outlets of Des Moines Starts Progressive Reopening on Friday, May 8, 2020

ALTOONA, IOWA (May 2020) – Outlets of Des Moines will reopen on Friday, May 8, 2020. Individual stores will open progressively. Center hours will be Monday through Saturday 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, 12 noon to 6:00 p.m. Retailers and eateries will reopen over the coming days and weeks with individual hours varying. Before visiting, shoppers should visit OutletsofDesMoines.com for store updates.

May 6 2020
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Asheville Outlets Reopening on Saturday, May 9, 2020

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (May 2020) – Over a dozen retailers and eateries will begin reopening at Asheville Outlets on Saturday, May 9, 2020. Acropolis, China Max, Beef Jerky, Fragrance Outlet, Kirkland’s, Le Creuset, Lindt Chocolate, Monogram Asheville, Pandora, Rack Room Shoes, Skechers, Sportsman’s Warehouse, iSmashed, VF Outlet, Waterworks, West Elm and Workshop Tools will all open this Saturday. Additional store opening announcements will be made in the coming days.

May 4 2020
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Outlets of Little Rock Retailers and Eateries Begin Reopening on Friday, May 8, 2020

LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS (May 4, 2020) - Outlets of Little Rock will welcome back many temporarily closed retailers and eateries beginning on Friday, May 8, 2020. Rack Room Shoes, Skechers, Journeys, Delicioso' Ice Cream, Starbucks (mobile order/mobile pay) and Beef Jerky are presently open. Individual store and eatery hours and openings will vary.

April 29 2020
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Asheville Outlets to Host Drive-Thru Food Drive with Asheville Buncombe Community Christian Ministry (ABCCM)

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (April 2020) - Asheville Outlets (ShopAshevilleOutlets.com) will host a drive-thru food drive with Asheville Buncombe Community Christian Ministry (ABCCM) from Friday, May 1 through Friday, May 8, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. each day at the Food Court entrance. Drivers can pull up, stay inside their vehicles and hand off donations safely to volunteers, all of whom will be wearing protective gloves and masks.

April 28 2020
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Asheville Outlets Teams with Babies Need Bottoms to Provide Baby Wipes to Local Nonprofit Agencies

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (April 2020) - Asheville Outlets (ShopAshevilleOutlets.com) will team with Babies Need Bottoms diaper bank, the local western North Carolina member of the Baby2Baby National Network, to provide much-needed baby wipes to select nonprofit agencies in the greater Asheville area. Babies Need Bottoms, Inc (BNB) is a nonprofit diaper bank serving 6 counties in Western North Carolina: Buncombe, Haywood, Henderson, Madison, McDowell and Transylvania.

April 24 2020
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CambridgeSide is Looking for Local Artists to Feature in Virtual Exhibition #HappyDistraction

CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS (April 2020) – CambridgeSide is calling local artists to submit a photograph of their artwork to include in a virtual exhibition entitled #HappyDistraction. Artists can submit an Instagram ready photograph with a one sentence description, representing moments of hope, light and color during this difficult time. Selected artists’ works will be featured on CambridgeSide’s social media pages, email blasts, website and more. Visit CambridgeSide.com/HappyDistraction to submit work.

April 21 2020
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Outlets of Little Rock to Host Blood Drive In Partnership with Arkansas Blood Institute, Donations Needed More Than Ever

LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS (April 2020) - Outlets of Little Rock (OutletsofLittleRock.com) will host a blood donation drive in partnership with Arkansas Blood Institute on Saturday, May 2, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Blood mobiles will be located in the parking lot near Old Navy. Organizers will ensure all donors are socially distanced and there will be ample distancing space for those waiting in the parking lot of the center.

April 21 2020
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Outlets of Little Rock to Host Drive-Up Food Distribution with Arkansas Foodbank

LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS (April 2020) - Outlets of Little Rock (OutletsofLittleRock.com) will host drive-up food distribution in partnership with the Arkansas Foodbank on Tuesday, April 28, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. located in the parking lot near Old Navy. We welcome anyone who needs food on a first come, first served basis. Each donation will consist of three boxes (box of dry goods, box of produce and box of frozen product) per family with enough items for approximately 40 meals.

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