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

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Covid-19

ECSP identifies 5 priorities to help support Europe’s retail property sector

On 29 March 2021, the European Council of Shopping Places released a position paper responding to the financial impact of Covid-19 on the retail property sector. The uncertainty of repeated lockdowns, the inconsistent approach of different governments, and the overly onerous focus on retail property owners to support an industry in crisis is not sustainable. In its paper, ECSP calls on the relevant authorities to urgently consider the following measures

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Campaign

Guest blog: What makes a vibrant centre attractive?

As part of our ‘Vibrant Cities: Shopping Places Matter’ campaign, we spoke to Roberto Limetti, member of the ECSP Executive Board on behalf of founding member CNCC Italy, the Italian Council of Shopping Places to tell us what he thinks makes a vibrant centre attractive.

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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

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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