Scott Van Voorhis

A veteran financial journalist, Scott Van Voorhis has over two decades of experience as a Boston-based reporter and writer, covering a wide range of business sectors, from homes sales and real estate development to the financial services, high tech and casino gambling sectors.

Scott launched V2 Content Solutions, a business writing and content provider service, in 2008. He currently writes about residential real estate for Boston.com, covers construction issues for Engineering News-Record, and produces a weekly column on local business trends for Banker & Tradesman. Additionally, Scott reports on casino regulatory trends in the Northeast for the London-based trade website GamblingCompliance.com and on digital currency oversight for Payments Compliance, a sister publication. He also provides blogs, white papers and other editorial services for a range of clients, including the Urban Land Institute.

Previously, Scott was a business reporter at the Boston Herald for eight years, during which he was recognized by the New England Associated Press News Executives Association for his reporting on the subprime mortgage market meltdown as well as the landmark, $700 million-plus sale of the Boston Red Sox. Prior to his work at the Herald, he served as senior reporter at the Boston Business Journal, a staff writer for Banker & Tradesman, and a reporter for The Eagle-Tribune and the Haverhill Gazette, a pair of daily newspapers in Boston’s suburbs. 

Scott has a master’s degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and an undergraduate degree in English from the University of Massachusetts Boston. He lives in Natick, Massachusetts, with his wife and three children.

He currently blogs daily on residential real estate for Boston.com, writes the Forever 128 column for the Globe West section of the The Boston Globe, and produces a weekly column on local business trends for Banker & Tradesman. Additionally Scott reports on the casino and gaming trends in the Northeast for the London-based trade website GamblingCompliance.com. He also provides a range of corporate writing services, from white papers to blogs. Other clients have included Mass Insight, State Street Bank, and the University of Massachusetts.

He currently blogs daily on residential real estate for Boston.com, writes the Forever 128 column for the Globe West section of the The Boston Globe, and produces a weekly column on local business trends for Banker & Tradesman. Additionally Scott reports on the casino and gaming trends in the Northeast for the London-based trade website GamblingCompliance.com. He also provides a range of corporate writing services, from white papers to blogs. Other clients have included Mass Insight, State Street Bank, and the University of Massachusetts.

Recent Articles By The Author

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