Backstreets Capital


Backstreets Capital is a well-respected family office focused on real estate development, acquisitions, and real estate operating companies. With decades of experience in development, Backstreets Capital builds where people live, work, and play and have helped bring St. Petersburg incredible projects such as the 74-unit condominium The Salvador and the St. James Townhomes. Other upcoming projects include: the beautifully designed 23-story luxury condominium, The Nolen; a mixed-use redevelopment of the old St. Petersburg Police Department headquarters, Orange Station at the Edge; and Sixty90, a 4-story apartment project with 204 residential units.

Canopy Builders

Builder | General Contractor

Canopy Builders LLC is a top General Contracting firm located in St. Petersburg, which was founded in 2013 by Ben and Lauren Gelston. In 2022, Canopy Builders was cited as the 3rd largest Custom Homebuilder in Tampa Bay Business Journal’s List. With over 20 years of experience in commercial and residential development, Canopy is dedicated to achieving each client’s vision, no matter what kind of project. Canopy specializes in many kinds of architectural and project types, including full Design Build custom homes, Pre-Designed homes, and Boutique Townhome projects, always with an emphasis on integrity, honesty, and quality of construction.