Pop-up shops meet a commercial need and have become an economic reality. Faced with the growing popularity of temporary shops and restaurants, the Flemish government adopted a decree on 16 March 2016 establishing a statutory framework for short-term commercial leases . The Walloon Region followed, and its decree of 15 March 2018 entered into force on 1 May 2018. As far as the Brussels-Capital Region is concerned, however, discussions are still ongoing.
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