Dubbed by its former mayor as “poor but sexy”, Berlin city has fostered a large community of creatives including artists and musicians for over a decade.
Poor but sexy and full of creative people. This is Berlin city or this was Berlin city
Its artsy appeal and extremely low rents, in comparison to its European counterparts, have drawn a new wave of entrepreneurs building up the city’s startup scene.
Along with foreign investments, this influx has ramped up property values, earning Berlin the top spot on a global list of cities with the fastest rising property prices. VICE News spent a day with a comedy club owner to see how he keeps a creative venture running in a changing city. Making It, a globe-trotting look at how far your money will take you in one particular city.