Jack Jacobs

Jack joined BizSense in 2020, covering startups, retail, healthcare, public companies and nonprofits. He previously reported for the Virginia Gazette and Tidewater Review. He is a graduate of Christopher Newport University. Reach him at [email protected] or 804-554-6545.

Five Below and Ulta to join Willow Lawn shopping center

Renovations are underway on a section of the retail strip where the new retailers will set up shop. The construction runs across several storefronts, between the burger spot Five Guys and an end-unit formerly occupied by Pie Five Pizza Co.

Childcare chain expanding in Chesterfield with two new locations

Local operators of a national childcare chain are expanding their business with two new locations on either side of Chesterfield County. Married couple and franchisees Charul and Raj Patel plan to open new Kiddie Academy outposts at 660 Watkins Centre Parkway near Westchester Commons shopping center, and at 731 Bermuda Hundred Road near Meadowville Technology… Read more »