The European association for retail and mixed use destinations and their communities

The European Council of Shopping Places provides a European voice for an industry that designs, creates, funds, develops, builds and manages places anchored by retail across Europe

How shopping places are helping to shape and connect people, communities and businesses

Guest blog

A brave new retail world?

As the retail property sector starts to reengage following lockdown, digitalisation and decarbonisation are undoubtedly two main priorities. In his latest column for ACROSS Magazine, ECSP’s secretary general Joost Koomen looks at what challenges must be addressed to ensure a smooth digital and green transition. Access the full article here.

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ECSP helps the European Commission identify barriers to the retail sector’s green and digital transition

As part of the EU’s 2020 Industrial Strategy, the European Commission is planning the green and digital transition of 14 key industrial ecosystems for Europe. The European Council of Shopping Places was contacted to provide input on what it views as potential barriers in this transition for the retail sector, along with recommendations on how to address them. ECSP’s response is available here.

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Global tax deal is not enough

While we still need to digest and assess the full financial impact of the pandemic, Covid-19 has undeniably accelerated existing trends in the retail sphere. For years, online shopping had been on the rise, making retail business models increasingly omnichannel. But the pandemic has led to its definitive breakthrough, also reaching countries and communities where penetration had previously been more limited. In his latest column for ACROSS Magazine, ECSP’s secretary

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MISSION & VISION

The European Council of Shopping Places provides a European voice for an industry that designs, creates, funds, develops, builds and manages places anchored by retail across Europe.

Our members are a catalyst for sustainable urban regeneration and represent an important civic function in virtually every European community.

In recognizing the fundamental role of its members, ECSP aims to:

Membership

Are you involved in the industry that designs, creates, funds, develops, builds and manages places anchored by retail across Europe? Then you should join our community and gain exclusive access to the industry’s best practices, market insights, networking opportunities, working groups, events, awards, innovations, and much more! For membership queries, please contact us.

Membership Brochure

Download the membership brochure for more details.

Founding members

members

OUR WORK

ECSP will be at the heart of every issue affecting the sector, discussing key topics of greatest relevance and importance to our members & the industry, sharing knowledge and expertise with colleagues at a European level.

Working Groups

ECSP will establish a number of dedicated working groups.  Supported by the Secretariat, each group will develop and define clear objectives to promote and protect best practice within the sector and report directly to ECSP’s Executive Board & Members Assembly.

These will include:

Contact

For further information on the work that ECSP does and for all membership enquiries please contact:

Joost Koomen
Secretary General

Peter Wilhelm
Chairman of the Board

ECSP, Rue de la Bonté 5, 1000, Brussels, Belgium