Michael Schwartz

Michael Schwartz is the editor of Richmond BizSense, and covers banking, lawsuits, finance, M&A and golf. He can be reached at [email protected] or 804-855-1037.

Chase Bank readies first local branch, digs in at Willow Lawn

The banking giant continues to push ahead with its first retail branches in the Richmond region, and the landlord on one of its Henrico locations has put the property on the market even before the bank has officially opened for business.

Richmond lands its usual seven on Fortune 500

Seven locally based companies made the coveted list published each year by Fortune Magazine, which released its latest edition Monday. The rankings are based on annual revenue.

Another huge bankruptcy case lands in Richmond

By way of Luxembourg and with tens of billions of dollars at stake, a global satellite telecom company has beamed into Richmond to file for bankruptcy. With that comes another big catch for local bankruptcy attorneys to feast on.

J. Crew takes cover in Richmond bankruptcy court

While much of the Richmond economy remains in coronavirus limbo, local corporate bankruptcy attorneys were tossed a big fish on Monday – and it’s a gift that will keep on giving for the foreseeable future.

Legend, Trapezium join BizSense Assembly Breweries panel

Brewing has been one of the fastest growing industries in Richmond in recent years – until coronavirus arrived. For the fifth installment of BizSense Assembly, join a lively online panel of some of the biggest names in the local beer scene as they discuss how they and their competitors have been hit by the virus… Read more »