Europe needs a 2030 roadmap to deliver energy renovations within the real estate sector

BRUSSELS, December 19, 2022 – The European Council of Shopping Places (ECSP), the association representing Europe’s retail property sector, has today published its public position on the proposed revision of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD), the EU’s flagship initiative to decarbonise the built environment. Its response comes ahead of the European Parliament’s committee vote due to take place in January 2023. A final agreement is expected before summer

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Report: War in Ukraine costs shopping centre industry US$9.9 billion

45% of retail spaces in Eastern regions have been damaged 76% of shopping centres in the country have now reopened Data from the UCSC shows the market has already recovered by 70% since February The Ukrainian Council of Shopping Centres (UCSC), a member of the European Council of Shopping Places (ECSP), has today published a report on how the current war in the country has impacted the retail and retail

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Winners announced for inaugural ECSP Solal Marketing Awards

Awards recognise marketing excellence in retail and leisure destination across Europe The European Council of Shopping Places (ECSP), the voice for Europe’s retail property sector, has announced twenty-eight winners of its inaugural Solal Marketing Awards. Over a hundred entries from sixteen countries participated. This year the awards ceremony was held online, with the full list of winners available on ECSP’s website. The awards, previously hosted by the International Council of

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ECSP announces partnership with RegioPlan Consulting and RegioData Research

The European Council of Shopping Places (ECSP) has today announced that it is partnering with RegioPlan Consulting, a consultancy firm providing advice to the real estate and retail professionals in the public and private sector on location and investment decisions; and its sister company RegioData Research, a market research firm providing regional economic data to the retail and real estate industry to help with better decision-making.  

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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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