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Could 44 tiny condos find home behind grocery?

Greg Ellis sees big things ahead for La Conner by going small.

The Shelter Bay resident and Braves Club after-school program volunteer, who submitted plans for seven full-sized homes behind Pioneer Market in 2021, now proposes constructing tiny condos there.

“I want to do the best thing I can for the community,” Ellis told the La Conner Planning Commission during their 90-minute June 20 hybrid meeting at Maple Hall. “There’s such a shortage of affordable housing here, especially for a workforce.”

Ellis is revamping his plans for lots he has owned since before the COVID-19 pandemic.

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