In November 2020, ECSP conducted a survey looking at some of the main issues currently affecting the retail property sector.
Below you will find a summary of the main highlights from nearly 90 responses focused on the impact the Covid-19 pandemic has had on the industry.
Do you believe EU policymakers understand the challenges that shopping places are currently facing in the pandemic?
Do you believe EU policymakers are introducing appropriate measures to support the industry?
Has Covid-19 impacted your business:
Has a cluster of Covid-19 cases been identified or associated with any of your centres?
In terms of new health and safety measures, what have you prioritised since the pandemic begun? Please select the top three issues:
Has it been easy to understand and adapt to changing government measures that have been introduced in the markets in which you operate?
What has been the impact of Covid-19 on footfall to the centres that you are responsible for?
What has been the impact of Covid-19 on the estimated turnover for the centres that you are responsible for?
What additional cumulative costs have you incurred as a consequence of Covid-19 related new measures you had to implement since the pandemic begun?
What other main challenges you have faced since the beginning of the crisis? Please select the top three issues
Do you anticipate continued uncertainty throughout 2021?
How will this uncertainty impact your business? Please select the top three issues:
How are you planning to mitigate this impact? Please select the top three issues: