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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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Measuring the impact of Covid-19 on the retail property sector

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

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ECSP Christmas 2020 survey

In November 2020, ECSP conducted a survey amongst its members 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 is having on the traditionally busy Christmas shopping period. Do you support your government’s response to close shopping places in response to the recent spike in

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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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ECSP letter to the European Commission on the Covid-19 crisis

The European Council of Shopping Places has written to the European Commission expressing concerns that the current measures being considered by the EU in response to the Covid-19 crisis may not be sufficient to prevent a severe downturn in the retail property sector. The letter clearly states that our sector is willing to help where it can and proposes among others, to set up a EU Retail Relief Fund to financially support the entire retail industry is set up as part of the EU recovery action plan as well as amenable solutions to alleviate the burden of rental costs for retail companies.

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