Tattooing and barbershops attract many people form many differing backgrounds. All shapes, all sizes, all cultures and identities. We want to add a youthful creative mark in the community.
What drew you and your business to the West 5 community?
“First thing that drew my eye to West 5 was the community and long-term vision of the neighbourhood. I had started running during the pandemic at nearby trails and noticed massive amounts of development and was already familiar with the community local business were starting to attract, such as BackRoads.”
How was your experience in designing/building your business roots here in West 5?
“Designing the space was a challenge as we were limited with our budget, and although we have a creative background, the West 5 team managed to fit everything we needed in the space way more efficiently then we had imagined.”
How do you feel your business will add value to West 5?
“Diversity to start. Tattooing and barbershops attract many people form many differing backgrounds. All shapes, all sizes, all cultures and identities. We want to add a youthful creative mark in the community. We have expanded so much in a short period of time, just like West 5, so we hope this community is a place where we can both grow and flourish together.”
In choosing West 5 for your business, how has Sifton supported you in establishing a trusting relationship?
“Sifton wasn’t judgmental when we mentioned opening a tattoo shop in the area. They saw the change in stereotypes within the culture and instead welcomed us as an essential part of the community which we hope to one day be.”
Located at: 1325 Riverbend Road – Suite 180
Phone Number: 519-601-6663