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

News

ECSP guest blog: Local spaces in big cities, a neighborhood approach to the future of shopping

A megapolis is by definition a big place, a super city where everybody thinks big in terms of scale and planning. However, cities cannot continue to grow exponentially where the focus remains on the centre as a source for everything we need, whether it’s a place of work, entertainment or to go shopping. As Europe’s largest cities, such as Moscow, Paris or London, expand and take on the features of

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Campaign

ECSP guest blog: A shopping experience is an inclusive experience

As part of ECSP’s ‘Shopping Values’ campaign running this month, Christoph Andexlinger, Chief Operations Officer at SES Spar European Shopping Centers, explains why diversity matters, and his company’s commitment to it. It should be a given that all people are treated equally, regardless of their gender, their culture, their age, their place in society, their religion, their origin, or their station in life. What makes us special as a species

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Campaign

ECSP guest blog: Innovating to achieve energy efficiency at Atrium Group’s shopping centres

Europe has some of the world’s most ambitious climate targets and regulators are getting tough on those sectors that are either the biggest emitters of GHG gases or big energy consumers. Everyone has a responsibility to respond, and that includes retail property. There is a change in emphasis from highlighting good practice in terms of reductions to an agenda that is far more urgent in the race to deliver net

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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.

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