German Council of Shopping Centers e.V. (GCSC)

The German Council of Shopping Centers e.V. (GCSC) is the only association in Germany representing the interests of retail property owners.

More than 730 member companies from the areas of development and analysis, financing, centre management, architecture, retail properties, retailers and marketing specialists create an active group that's an ideal network for retail property owners and industry players. With round 1 million employees and directly affected service providers, the GCSC member companies represent a nationally important business branch.


GCSC Study - Future of Shopping

Envisioning the future of shopping in a digital world. 

A European research study on the attitudes of Millenial consumers towards shopping centers and retail of the future. 

You are interessted in the study? We look forward to your e-mail


German Shopping Center Forum

The German Council is joining forces with EHI Retail and is organising the fourth staging of the ‘German Shopping Center Forum’ on 9 / 10 May 2017.
DSCF Exhibition Partnership
Would you like to present your company as part of this event? Then use the exhibition partnership and book one of the limited service packages.

Forum Rap

Like last year the German Council Forum on Law, Architecture and Project Development will take place together.
Further details will follow.


Issue 05: Trust

  • Softening the assortment list is a very clearly the wrong path
  • Policy must give more freedom to retailers
  • A holistic approach is the basis for successful investments in shopping centers
  • Is the "day of work rest and the spiritual edification" still contemporary?