iCITY tech hub approved and becomes Here East
The application to transform the former media centres in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park into a world-leading creative and digital business hub expected to generate 7,500 jobs has been approved.
ICity http://icitylondon.com had it’s plans approved on 25th Feb and announced that the development will be called Here East and will partner with Hackney House http://www.hackneyhouse.org/
It intends to select its preferred contractor in March 2014 with construction work beginning in the summer of 2014. Key tenants Loughborough University, Hackney Community College and Infinity SDC will move in next year, and the entire project will be fully operational by 2018.
More at: http://news.hackney.gov.uk/icity-approved-and-new-name-revealed/