The South African Council of Shopping Centres (SACSC) is actively monitoring the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak. The health and safety and wellbeing of all, is of utmost priority, and therefore the SACSC aims to support those in the shopping centre industry in creating and maintaining safe shopping environments.

The SACSC seeks to provide information, guidance and suggestions to help assist those in the industry to make decisions and manage the expanding uncertainty. These are international practices which we wish to ensure our members are aware of, however it is to be noted the items listed are not necessarily requested or specified. The measurements taken by landlords and tenants remain their own decisions and our communication is not intended to be exhaustive nor prescriptive.

SACSC has kept up to date and/or consulted with international counterparts and we continue to do this, on a daily basis. We know that this situation, is indeed a challenging and concerning one for all, especially as it changes on a daily basis. Guidance and suggestions may therefore need to be amended on a day-to-day basis, as the situation unfolds.


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