Finding a trigger for regeneration and growth

MIPIM UK: “Everybody wants an innovation district,” says Gavin Poole, chief executive at Here East. “They want the next big thing to come out of their city or town.”

Delancey’s Here East is just that, a 1.2m sq ft campus bringing technology and economic growth to the £120m regeneration at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, E20.

“The Olympic committee realises that for cities to engage there has to be something in it for the people after the greatest show has come to town and left.”

But Poole stresses the innovation