Safe Shopping
centers

What we do

We evaluate and certify the risk, resilience and security of
shopping centers all over the world

SAFE Shopping Centers are thought leaders and a trusted partner to the shopping center and retail industry.
We are working all over the world with industry leading shopping center owners, operators, investors and trade organizations to create and certify SAFE Retail Destinations.

 

 

Our publication “Guide to Shopping Center Risk and Security” can be downloaded for free here

 

SAFE Shopping Centers are honoured to be the official risk management partner to: 

 

SAFE Shopping Centers provide:

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Certification of shopping centers

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Audits of shopping center portfolio risk

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Consultancy on optimising your risk management strategy

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Crisis communication tools and strategies

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Training for management and key personnel

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Tools for measuring risk performance

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Cost effective guidance on how to enhance your shopping center investments

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Confidence and trust for owners and retailers

SAFE Shopping Centers aims:

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To increase center safety for all stakeholders

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To maximise asset value by a structured risk mitigation and immaterial values programme

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To improve tenant satisfaction through operational excellence

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To share best practice and cost-effective value-add solutions

Certification

certification

SAFE Retail Destination

It’s no secret that to compete in today’s marketplace, shopping centers have to be compelling destinations. Designation as a certified SAFE Retail Destination is proof of your shopping center’s high standards and commitment to delivering the best possible experience for visitors, retailers and employees alike.

´All our centers should be SAFE Retail Destinations. Period.´
´Recently, our head of security met the head of security of one of our major tenants – for the first time. We realized we needed to work together because our tenant was having a huge problem with loss, theft, embezzlement, and loss of staff – all in supposedly ‘safe’ shopping centers.´
´Store personnel complain and are afraid to work by themselves. It can be hard to find people to hire. Either they don’t want to work at this location or the union says they can’t work alone after 7pm.’
´Before signing a lease, we want to know the shopping center maintains a certain standard of safety.´
´Tenants and management need to be better at talking to each other. We need to start bringing security into the discussions during contract negotiations.´
´Right now the responsibilities for safety are split between the shopping center and the tenants. Everyone’s doing their own thing and we need to start working together.’
´Our asset management company claimed they were operating our centers according to best practice. After implementing the standard, we know what they are doing and  have a common language for discussing our requirements’
‘Our ambition is to become the international benchmark for safe shopping centers, but as Security Manager I’ve gone as far as I can with what I know how to do. There are things I simply haven’t thought of, and I realized we needed outside help.’
‘We are happy to have our work validated by a third party. By being transparent, we can quantify the high level of service we deliver. This sets us apart from other less professional companies’

News

ITIS Kauppakeskus is showing the way for the industry

ITIS Kauppakeskus is showing the way for the industry

ITIS, is one of the largest Shopping centers in Finland owned by Morgan Stanley now takes an extra step for the safety and security of their shopping center tenants, visitors and team members by being certified as a SAFE RetailDestination© by SAFE ShoppingCenters....

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Security and Risk Management training

Security and Risk Management training

SAFE ShoppingCenters are giving a seminar in security and risk management as a part of the "Degree in shopping centre management" programme. The programme consist of 4 modules spanning over 12-months and is arranged by Kiinko, who is owned by Finland’s main real...

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More news

Mylly Kauppakeskus – a SAFE Retail Destination!

Mylly Kauppakeskus, Turku, takes an extra step for the safety and security of their shopping center tenants, visitors and team members by becoming the first certified SAFE Retail Destination in Finland! "Events in the world and in our immediate surroundings have shown...

Anti-terror training

SAFE ShoppingCenters had the pleasure to be invited to monitor the excercise "Ragnarok II", a joint anti-terrorist training in Denmark. Danish police worked together with different military units, fire and emergency services, to handle an extrem situation in a...

NCSC Sweden Awards

SAFE ShoppingCenters are proud sponsor of NCSC Sweden "Best innovation awards". The ceremony took place during the yearly conference "Sweden Urban Arena" in Stockholm. CEO of SAFE ShoppingCenters presenting the award to the winner - "The Lobby", Stockholm Want to know...

Study tour – Berlin Hauptbahnhof

SAFE ShoppingCenters arranged a study tour to Berlin Hautbahnhof together with a number of key clients in order to study different risk management solutions and public/private coordination when integrating high-traffic transportation hubs in a shopping center...

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