MAPIC welcomes ECSP, a new voice for Europe’s retail property players

The European Council of Shopping Places launched at a challenging yet crucial time for the retail property sector. Faced with the Covid-19 crisis and increased climate targets, the industry needed a strong share of voice more than ever. Have a look at ECSP’s chairman Peter Wilhelm’s interview in the MAPIC 2021 one book to find out more about the associations launch and progress.

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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. Secretary General of the ECSP, Joost Koomen said that: “This dynamic new

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ECSP responds to the European Commission consultation on revising the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive

In the context of the European Green Deal’s ambition to achieve climate neutrality by 2050, the European Commission recently launched an open public consultation on revising the Energy Performance of Building Directive (EPBD). The European Council of Shopping places has answered the consultation, providing the retail property sector’s view on important issues linked to the directive and feeding into the Commissions’ preparation of legislative proposals for its revision. ECSP’s full answer is available here.

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ECSP discusses impact on landlord tenant relationships following pandemic

On 3rd March over 130 participants attended an  ECSP workshop to discuss the impact of Covid-19 on lease agreements in the retail sector, bringing together senior legal experts from across Europe. The pandemic has had a major impact on the retail sector, leading to the forced closure of hundreds of thousands of shops, bars, restaurants, and leisure facilities across the EU. It is an unprecedented crisis that has also had

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ECSP COVID-19 tracker launched

24 + EU country-by-country analysis of lockdown measures impacting Shopping Centres across Europe Today, Europe’s leading association representing the retail property industry and Shopping Places has launched an online interactive map showing what lockdown measures are in place in 24 countries as well as at the EU level. It will be updated as measures evolve to provide a comprehensive and comparative guide to how different markets are managing the pandemic

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Impact of new Covid-19 measures on shopping places in Europe

Joint statement by Peter R. Wilhelm, Chairman of the ECSP Board, and Dominique Moerenhout, CEO of EPRA. For our members, the run up to Christmas is the most important time of the year. We have therefore noted with grave concern the rise of new Covid-19 infections. Public health and safety must always be everyone’s primary priority.

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