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.

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.

Local urgent care centers shift into coronavirus testing

Not even health care is totally safe from the economic disruptions of the coronavirus pandemic, as Richmond-area urgent care providers juggle the regular business of urgent care with operation of COVID-19 testing centers.

Richmond-area malls plan to reopen Friday

With the governor’s blessing, at least a few Richmond-area malls will take the plunge and reopen Friday. But it won’t be business as usual.

Ashland startup space expands its offerings

There’s a new startup accelerator in town, one hoping to carve out its niche in the energy sectors and on the hunt for its inaugural class of participants.