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.

Land rezoned for new Hanover County shopping center


The stage is set for the development of a 48,400-square-foot shopping center in the Montpelier area of Hanover County, thanks to the recent rezoning approval handed down from the Board of Supervisors.

Youth athletics gym slides into online training program

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Pandemic or no, and despite having just opened a new 5,000-square-foot gym in Midlothian in January, a Ferrum College grad and former Arena League Football player is keeping his fitness business moving.

Morton’s permanently closes Shockoe steakhouse


The coronavirus pandemic has claimed another business, this one a high-end steakhouse that’s been a fixture of Richmond’s downtown dining scene since the early 2000s.