Josh Cozine

Josh joined BizSense as a reporter in June 2019 by way of California State University, Chico. He can be reached at [email protected] and (804) 267-9007.

Adjusting the playing field

Jason Bhattacharya

With a construction and real estate business already under his belt, Jason Bhattacharya knows how to take apart a home and put it back together.

Escape room trend creeps into Ashland


A group of experienced local haunted house operators has taken its knack for creating spooky settings to another level.

Dyeing for more space

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Shelia Anderson was being overtaken by yarn hanging from her doors and chairs, littering all her tables. She realized it was time to take her business out of her home in Jackson Ward.

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu studio opens in Short Pump

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“We didn’t want people to feel like it was a fight club. We wanted it to be a place people enjoyed coming, and felt more zen and calm,” said co-owner Dave Kenworthy.