Shane Fenton bounds into the showroom of Motif. The energy of springtime in Toronto buzzes around him. Mr. Fenton, however, is not your average condo developer. At 27, he's much younger than most builders, and embodies the zeitgeist of Ossington Avenue where Motif is located: He's arty yet entrepreneurial, rugged yet refined.
Rapid gentrification has transformed the street into a Toronto version of Brooklyn's eclectic Williamsburg. Mr. Fenton's building not only reflects this community, but touts the neighbourhood itself as the condo's greatest amenity.
Source: National Post, Apr. 16, 2011
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