Charlotte Rene Woods

Charlotte joined BizSense as a reporter in summer 2018 after earning a masters degree in journalism from VCU and a bachelor's from The New School in New York City. Send news tips to [email protected].

November’s top 5 home sales eclipse $1M mark

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The weather may be frigid, but the local high-end home market stayed hot last month, with each of the top five most-expensive sales fetching seven-figure prices.

Short Pump Tazza Kitchen increasing footprint


As it starts to serve up prepared meals on the side, a local restaurant chain is growing in the Short Pump location that got it all cooking.

VCU breaking into East End with new health facility


The university’s first physical stake in the city’s East End is taking shape within a larger mixed-use development backed by prominent local businessman Steven Markel.