本會為依法設立之非營利為目的之社會團體，本會自 1994 年成立以來，以服務會員並促進同業之交流與成長，提昇購物中心之經營管理能力，並整合產業資源，創造價值，以帶動經濟之繁榮發展為宗旨。同時也代表同業做為政府溝通橋樑，解決相關法令規章問題，以促成國內綜合零售產業之健全發展，發揮購物中心之龍頭角色地位，期能帶領台灣的購物中心產業步入與國際接軌之新紀元。
1990 年代初期，台灣的購物中心產業仍屬於萌芽階段，為推廣台灣購物中心產業的發展，乃於 1994 年7 月 7 日成立「中華民國購物中心發展協會」(SCDC)推動相關事務。自成立以來，終於在 20 世紀末，大型購物中心陸續成立，並為台灣的消費市場帶來新的革命，為呼應此一重大改革，本協會正式改名為「中華民國購物中心協會」，並於 2002 年 5 月正式獲頒台內社字第○九一○○一四七三四號立案證書。
本會除了一直是國際購物中心協會(ICSC)的會員，進一步於 2013 年底正式與 ICSC 簽約使本會會員都成為ICSC 的會員，享有其會員的權利；同時本會也是亞洲購物中心協會(CASC)會員，並持續與國際上其他國家的購物中心協會如英國購物中心協會(BCSC)、日本購物中心協會(JCSC)、北京的 Mall China、及上海購物中心協會(SCSC)…等等保持著密切的連繫與交流。
（一）建構豐富的網站資訊、FB 社團、微博、Line 等社群之網絡維護並發佈購物中心會員活動消息。
馬文炳 新任理事長:886-2-7711-1008 / e-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org
陳奕賢 秘書長電話:886-2-7711-1008 / e-mail: email@example.com
莊婷婷 秘書處主任電話:886-2-7711-1008 / e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
In the early 1990, Taiwan shopping center industry was still in its infancy. As a non-profit organization, Shopping Center Development Council (SCDC) was found in 1994, July 7th to promote the modernization of shopping environment by providing well-planed contemporary shopping centers. Since then, many shopping centers were opened in late 2000s and brought in a revolutionary retail format in Taiwan. In 2002, SCDC was officially renamed to be Taiwan Council of Shopping Centers (TCSC).
TCSC has been established for 20 years; its more than 200 members including developers, shopping center owners, retailers, architects, commercial real estate consultants, management companies, marketing and leasing specialists, property management companies, academic experts and public affairs personnel, etc.
TCSC has been the member of International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and contracted for the member countries of the ICSC by the end of 2013, as well as the member of Council of Asian Shopping Centers (CASC). TCSC itself constantly communicate and help its members regularly to interact with international society of shopping center industry, to name a few more…..JCSC in Japan, BCSC in British, Shopping Center Council of Australia(SCCA), Mall China in Beijing, and SCSC in Shanghai, etc.
【Goal of TCSC】
TCSC is a non-profit organization established for servicing its members to help promote interacting between and growth of industry peers、raise capability and capacity of shopping center development and management、integrate industry resources to create better efficiency and value、and build economic prosperity.
TCSC is committed on behalf of the industry as the bridge of communication with the government to aiding retailers, developers, property operations, architects, construction professionals and others in their goal to develop, design and operate their retail property in the most efficient and environmentally responsible manner.
TCSC promises to act as a leading role in the globalization of shopping center industry in Taiwan.
Advocating the interest of the shopping center industry to local, provincial and international governmental bodies;
The TCSC works to enhance communication between the public and private sector on emerging issues that impact the retail real estate industry and the quality of life in local communities.
Introduction to a range of research, sustainability plan and more are presented by leading experts in the field.
Providing training course to those who demonstrate the highest level of competency in their specialty, marking designees as one of the very best at what they do.
Raising industry standards and driving results for your retail or retail real estate company
Discussions with prominent shopping-center industry players who have helped to shape the industry's development and that of TCSC
Conducting events offer outstanding opportunities for education, networking and deal making. Reach and interact with other key industry players; owners/developers, tenants/retailers, architects, shopping center managers, real estate consultants, investors, lenders, leasing specialists, public officials, product suppliers and service companies.
Cooperate with ICSC to bring in its distance learning program and certification test in Chinese to help members to acquire Certified Shopping Center Managers (CSM) Designation.
Providing both general education training courses regularly and tailor-made learning programs to specific requirements.
Offer the most up to date information and in-depth professional articles by emailing "Daily News" and quarterly review “Shopping Center Taiwan”, respectively, to our members.
Activate networking capacity through maintaining Website, Facebook, Blog, WeChat, Line and other social networking tools.
Organizing domestic and overseas study tours to learn the best from industry leaders on-site and gain insight face to face.
Arranging visiting program to meet major players in Taiwan’s shopping center industry and help communicate with each others for visitors from abroad.
Attending international seminars and conferences, to keep abreast with global professionals, held by various shopping center associations globally.
Collecting and compiling shopping center industry information.