Richmond BizSense

Richmond BizSense is the River City’s premier source of business news and information. We publish four to six original news stories each weekday and provide regular roundups of local foreclosures, business licenses, building permits, legal disputes and more.

Recent Articles

  • Feds allege local developer built hoard of cash, prepaid gift cards and casino chips

    Posted on: 10:02 am, April 14, 2014, by , updated on: 10:04am, April 14, 2014

    Federal prosecutors now want to throw the book at imprisoned developer Billy G. Jefferson Jr.
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    Jefferson’s fake IDs from the court filings (PHOTO:
  • Triple Crossing Brewing Co. pours its first pints

    Posted on: 4:13 pm, April 11, 2014, by , updated on: 04:37pm, April 11, 2014

    The Triple Crossing spread brings a “hop-forward” selection.
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    Triple Crossing Founders Adam Worcester, Jeremy Wirtes and Scott Jones (PHOTO: Burl Rolett)
  • Shyndigz expands to satisfy Richmond’s sweet tooth

    Posted on: 9:48 am, April 10, 2014, by , updated on: 09:53am, April 10, 2014

    The menu at Shyndigz, which was launched in 2010, includes pie, cake, bread pudding and cobbler.
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    The menu at Shyndigz, which was launched in 2010, includes pie, cake, bread pudding and cobbler.
  • Christian’s Pizza to open not one, but two Richmond shops

    Posted on: 11:30 am, April 9, 2014, by

    A veteran Charlottesville pizza shop owner hopes Richmond is hungry for seconds.

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  • The Broadberry aims to provide up and coming bands a place to play

    Posted on: 9:52 am, April 8, 2014, by

    Eyeing an opening he sees in the local concert market, the owner of a Fan-area bar and music venue is adding another location.
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  • West End mom follows dream to Short Pump mall

    Posted on: 9:46 am, April 8, 2014, by

    A locally based online kids’ clothing shop is trying the mall on for size.
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    Jennifer Nomberg shows off an item from one of Gandzee’s collections. (PHOTO: Brandy Brubraker)
  • Making Calvin Coolidge cool

    Posted on: 8:57 am, April 7, 2014, by

    The Calvin Coolidge Memorial Foundation in Vermont recently hired a Glen Allen advertising agency to drum up some attention for America’s 30th president.
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  • Announcing Saturday morning Church Hill Farmer’s Market

    Posted on: 12:21 pm, April 4, 2014, by

    GrowRVA will open a Saturday morning farmers market at Chimborazo Park beginning this June.
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    Farmer's Market
  • What is ‘Project Twister’ and why could it be a big deal for Chesterfield County?

    Posted on: 8:14 am, April 4, 2014, by

    Chesterfield’s planning department received the project’s site maps last week with a red stamp reading “Fast Track.”
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    oodlands that could become a massive warehouse project in Chesterfield. (PHOTO: Burl Rolett)
  • PHOTOS: Go inside this $4.25 million River Road mansion

    Posted on: 8:07 am, April 4, 2014, by , updated on: 11:25am, April 4, 2014

    A philanthropic Richmond couple’s final gift to a local nonprofit was a prized piece of real estate. And now the 13,000-square foot home is on the market.
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    lear View, the 5 ½-acre River Road estate of Lora and Claiborne Robins. (Photo by Photographer Jim Adcock.)
  • Longtime Libbie-Patterson store closes shop

    Posted on: 9:54 am, April 2, 2014, by

    A longtime Libbie/Patterson retailer and a newcomer in the Fan are shutting down their stores.
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    Butterfly Consignment Boutique is closed after more than 25 years in business. (PHOTO: Michael Thompson)
  • Developer plans hotel in ‘overlooked’ part of Chesterfield

    Posted on: 9:24 am, April 1, 2014, by

    Company hopes to break ground by the end of the year and open the new hotel in late 2015 or early 2016.
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    The site for the proposed hotel. (PHOTO: Burl Rolett)