European techno capital Berlin is know for its clubs which are the reasons the city is touristic hot spot for years.
Last year the news surprised us, that Berghain might have to close, due to building of Mercedes Benz Arena with malls, restaurants and so on. With about 170 clubs closed since 2011, Berlin had a big decision before its self, and city council did it right.
As Berlin is in the peak of interest for investors for property developments and an increased demand for new luxury condos, Berlin government will save the recognizable club culture.By some estimates, 50 percent of the 32 million tourists who visited Berlin last year came because of “nightclubbing” and the “open spirit of the city,” generating billions in revenue.
City parliament to set up a €1 million fund that will provide money to help soundproof clubs that can’t afford the modifications.
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