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 welcomes Safe Asset Group as risk management partner

European Council of Shopping Places (ECSP) and SAFE Asset Group are joining forces as of September 2021 to partner a future focus on managing risk within the retail property sector. Their relationship will result in the sharing of information and best practice on risk management and operational resilience to ECSP members based on SAFE’s world-class experience and expertise. Access the full press release here.

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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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Podcast

Let’s Talk #5: Shopping Matters – A common agenda for retail and retail property

Welcome to the fifth in our series of podcasts from the European Council of Shopping Places and its members. This week Joost Koomen, the ECSP’s Secretary General, is joined by Christian Verschueren, Director General at EuroCommerce, the principal European organisation representing the retail and wholesale sector. The speakers discussed what’s on the agenda for retail and retail property, and there is much room for collaboration between both sectors. Check it

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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