How these St. Pete YIMBYs are making the city’s new zoning policy a reality

Developer Will Conroy is already building the type of housing St. Petersburg hopes to encourage with its new zoning policy. Conroy, founder and president of St. Pete-based Backstreets Capital, has multiple projects under development throughout the city. Several include what advocates call “missing middle housing” — more affordable residences like duplexes, triplexes and quadplexes. Conroy said there’s high demand for that type of housing, and he expects more developers will soon embrace…Original Article