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 23 2021
Press releases

Asheville Outlets Hosts Diaper Supply Drive to Benefit Babies Need Bottoms During Diaper Need Awareness Week

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (September 2021) – During Diaper Need Awareness Week, Asheville Outlets will help close the diaper gap in Western North Carolina. Diaper need has risen dramatically since the beginning of the pandemic, and Asheville Outlets is partnering with Babies Need Bottoms to host a supply drive from Monday, September 27 through Sunday, October 3, 2021. Donations of diapers and baby wipes can be placed in the marked bins in the Food Court. For more information, or for those who need diapers, visit BabiesNeedBottoms.org.

 

September 23 2021
Press releases

Palm Beach Outlets Announces Fall 2021 Opening of TUMI Outlet Store

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (September 2021) – Palm Beach Outlets has announced the fall 2021 opening of the upscale travel and lifestyle brand, TUMI. The TUMI Outlet Store features high-end accessories, luggage, wallets, briefcases, and bags at prices up to 65 percent less than traditional retail. For more information, visit PalmBeachOutlets.com.

 

September 22 2021
Press releases

Outlets of Des Moines Hosts Flu Shot Clinic with Polk County Health Department

ALTOONA, IOWA (September 2021) – Outlets of Des Moines will host a Flu Shot Clinic on Saturday, September 25 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with the Polk County Health Department. The clinic will be held under a tent located on the concourse near Vera Bradley Factory Outlet Store. Appointments are required, sign-up at: ImmunizePolk.com. For additional more information, visit OutletsofDesMoines.com.

 

September 20 2021
Press releases

CambridgeSide Announces Opening of Bless by Bless

CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS (September 2021) – CambridgeSide (CambridgeSide.com) has announced the opening of Bless By Bless (BlessbyBless.com), a limited edition fashion brand of timeless wardrobe essentials with fine fabrics and minimal asymmetrical silhouettes. Showcasing convertible, gender neutral, ready-to-wear capsules influenced by the traditional African garments of its designer’s heritage, Bless by Bless focuses on empowering and unifying.

 

September 9 2021
Press releases

Outlets of Des Moines Presents Cruise into Fall

ALTOONA, IOWA (September 2021) – Outlets of Des Moines presents Cruise into Fall, a day of viewing, live entertainment, and delicious brews and bites on Saturday, September 25, 2021, from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

 

August 27 2021
In the news

A Brockton business started selling dolls online. Now, it's opening its first store.

BROCKTON —  Widline Pyrame started her business, Fusion Dolls, selling multicultural dolls with Black and brown skin and textured hair online after she was laid off from her job during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2019.

 

The goal of Fusion Dolls has been to represent children through dolls, which is something she recognized the importance of by studying social work and working with children.

 

August 26 2021
Press releases

University Station Announces Opening of Five Below

 

WESTWOOD, MA (August 2021) - University Station in Westwood (ShopUniversityStation.com) has announced the Friday, August 27, 2021 opening of Five Below, the trend-right, extreme-value brand for tweens, teens and beyond.

 

August 24 2021
Press releases

Chestnut Hill Square Welcomes Distraction Brewing Company Beer Garden

CHESTNUT HILL, MASSACHUSETTS (August 2021) – Chestnut Hill Square (ChestnutHillSquare.com) has announced the Saturday, August 28 opening of the Distraction Brewing Company Beer Garden at the center. The outdoor craft brewery will be open weekends from 12 noon to 9:00 p.m., weather permitting, through the fall.

 

August 24 2021
Press releases

PHL FOOD & SHOPS BRINGS SKYSQUAD TO PHILADELPHIA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

PHILADELPHIA — Aug. 23, 2021 — PHL Food & Shops, the concessions program at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) is bringing SkySquad, a new concierge service, to PHL. PHL is the sixth airport in the U.S. to offer SkySquad and its array of offerings to travelers.

August 17 2021
Press releases

CambridgeSide Announces August Opening of MPowered by Equity Intelligence

CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS (August 2021) – MPowered will open at CambridgeSide on August 18, 2021. The pop-up shop showcases local minority and women-owned businesses. MPowered is an interactive space celebrating diversity and equity in business with changing featured ventures. A grand opening celebration will be held at MPowered on Thursday, August 19 at 5:00 p.m. with a ribbon cutting ceremony officiated by City of Cambridge Mayor Sumbul Siddiqui.

 

August 16 2021
Press releases

CambridgeSide Teams with East End House for School Supply Drive

CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS (August 2021) – CambridgeSide (CambridgeSide.com) has teamed with Cambridge-based East End House for a School Supply Drive to collect much needed back-to-school supplies for children and families in need from Cambridge, Somerville, and adjacent neighborhoods.

Donations can be dropped off at CambridgeSide CVS located on Level 1. Additionally, virtual donations can be made at EastEndHouse.org. The drive is open now through September 3, 2021.

August 10 2021
Press releases

Cambridge Half Marathon at CambridgeSide

CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS (August 2021) – Cambridge Half Marathon at CambridgeSide will take place on Sunday, November 7, 2021 (race day check-in opens at 7:00 a.m. EST). It is a 13.1-mile USATF certified course that starts & finishes at CambridgeSide, featuring MIT, John W. Weeks Footbridge, Harvard Stadium, Charles River and Harvard Square. Registration is currently $100 per person and includes a quarter zip pullover,  a race bib with a timing chip and more. Team signups are encouraged.

 

August 6 2021
Press releases

Palm Beach Outlets Announces Opening of LACED

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (August 2021) - Palm Beach Outlets (PalmBeachOutlets.com) has announced the opening of Florida’s first LACED Sneaker and Streetwear Boutique, the newest venture from Boston, MA entrepreneur Joamil Rodriquez who operates seven Boston-area retail stores. LACED at Palm Beach Outlets will offer today’s most sought-after and collectible sneakers and streetwear including a wide selection of Supreme, Yeezy, Palace, Fear of God and more, at prices from $200 to more than $1,000 per pair.

 

August 6 2021
Press releases

University Station Supports School on Wheels of Massachusetts with School Supply Drive

WESTWOOD, MA (August 2021) – University Station in Westwood, MA is partnering with School on Wheels of Massachusetts to host a School Supply Drive through Thursday, September 30, 2021. The mission of School on Wheels of Massachusetts is to support the academic, social, and emotional growth of students impacted by homelessness. Items of need include backpacks, pencils & pencil sharpeners, pencil pouches, hand sanitizers, large erasers, washable markers, composition notebooks and more. For a full listing of needed supplies, visit ShopUniversityStation.com.

 

August 6 2021
Press releases

Westgate Mall to Host COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic in partnership with Curative

BROCKTON, MASSACHUSETTS (August 2021) - Westgate Mall (ShopatWestgateMall.com) will host two free COVID-19 vaccine clinics in partnership with Curative. The clinics will be held on Saturday, August 7 and Sunday, August 29, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.; no appointment is necessary. Both the Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson vaccinations will be offered. COVID-19 testing will also be available.

August 3 2021
Press releases

Outlets of Des Moines Teams with the Altoona Chamber of Commerce to Host Back-to-School Clothing Drive for Local Students

ALTOONA, IOWA (July 2021) – Outlets of Des Moines will team with the Altoona Chamber of Commerce to host a clothing drive for Southeast Polk Community School District students and families. The drive will run through Sunday, August 1, 2021. Donations can be dropped off at the Outlets of Des Moines Customer Service Center. Items of need include clean and gently worn clothing (please bring items free of stains, tears or fading in plastic bags or boxes) as well as new socks, shoes and undergarments.

 

July 26 2021
Press releases

Palm Beach Outlets Hosts Back-to-School Supplies Drive for Connections Education Center

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (July 2021) – Palm Beach Outlets will host a Back-to-School Supplies Drive from Thursday, August 5 through Saturday, August 7, 2021, for Connections Education Center and the Connections High School & Vocational Program. Items of need include backpacks, lunch boxes, crayons, markers, pencils, glue sticks, art supplies, copy paper reams and wipes, among other school supplies. Donations can be dropped off between 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. each day in the Food Pavilion at Palm Beach Outlets. For more information, visit PalmBeachOutlets.com.

 

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