Drew Jackson

Foreclosures 2.16.10

Foreclosures rose dramatically in the past week, and were once again focused on the city of Richmond more so than the outlying counties. REO properties, however, were down to a mere 11, but the number of public auctions, and properties awaiting public auction dates increased severely.

Restaurants set the mood

If you’re reading this, it is almost too late for you. Valentine’s Day has hidden itself behind weeks of heavy snowfall and will make a seemingly surprise appearance this Sunday. For last-minute romantics, here is a sample of what Richmond restaurants are offering. For many restaurants, this weekend will mean business as usual, only more… Read more »

Business school for bad boys?

After founding legendary label Bad Boy records, producing, rapping, making vodka and Sean Jean, it’s pretty clear what Sean “Diddy” Combs will do next. He plans to found a business school in New York. Diddy broke the news last week to Wolf Blitzer as he filled in on CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360. From the Digital… Read more »

Farm to Family fighting the dollar menu

Right now local and seasonal adorn restaurant menus like salt and pepper. Cooks everywhere are buying into the fact that fresh food tastes better and is better for you. For the most consumers, however, there is another reality: farmers don’t have dollar menus. That’s where Mark Lilly comes in. Behind the wheel of a school… Read more »

VCU names new Biz School dean

Ed Grier will replace Michael Sensnowitz, who stepped down in July. Grier has been working at Disneyland.

Foreclosures for 2.9.10

The number of properties going to pubic auction decreased dramatically since last week, while the number of bank owned properties saw a sharp increase. Of note this week, a $400,000 house near Riverside Drive.

Small-screen appearances mean big business

Four Richmond businesses have used the national spotlight to sell their brands and boost their exposure beyond Richmond. But what they say is true, the camera adds a few pounds.