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

With Rising Interest Rates, Do Adjustable Rate Mortgages Make Sense?

With Rising Interest Rates, Do Adjustable Rate Mortgages Make Sense?

As rates on traditional mortgages have risen, a growing number of home buyers are turning to adjustable rate loans in order to save a few dollars. But do buyers risk getting hit with significant increases when that lock expires?

How to Calculate Cost of Goods Sold for Your Business

How to Calculate Cost of Goods Sold for Your Business

You don't have to be a master of accounting to open your own business. But you do have to understand some basic accounting principles.

How to Pick the Right Real Estate Broker

How to Pick the Right Real Estate Broker

The best real estate broker probably isn't the one who promises to get you a higher price for your home than anyone else, and at a much lower commission as well. Look for an agent whose main attraction is not how cheap they come.

How Much Do Stockbrokers Make?

How Much Do Stockbrokers Make?

Want to make a your mark on Wall Street? Getting a job as a stockbroker is a good place to start. The top stockbrokers and other financial sales pros make more than $208,000 a year.

Pro Athletes Best and Worst Money Moves

Pro Athletes Best and Worst Money Moves

You can learn a lot from watching pro athletes, and just not on the court or field. How sports stars handle - and too often mishandle - their money can provide valuable lessons for the average investor.

Art or Cars? Which Investment is Likely Worthless?

Art or Cars? Which Investment is Likely Worthless?

If you're idea of fun is trolling for old paintings at flea markets or restoring classic cars, you may be in luck. Merging your passions with your investment strategy isn't a completely crazy idea either, experts say.

Should You Become a Landlord?

Should You Become a Landlord?

If you don't shirk away from hard work, have a good head for business, and are ready to fix broken toilets any hour of the night, you just might have what it takes to be a landlord. It can be a lucrative business, but there are pitfalls.

High Home Prices Make Renting a Better Choice in These Cities

High Home Prices Make Renting a Better Choice in These Cities

Buying a home may be a better deal over the long run. But in the short-term it is now costing more to buy a house than rent an apartment in a growing number of cities, including Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Portland. The culprit is a surge in home prices that is far outpacing rent increases.

How to Start Your Own Hedge Fund

How to Start Your Own Hedge Fund

Want to be a hedge fund rock star? First you'll have to recruit some very wealthy investors. TheStreet explores just what it takes to get a foothold in one of the financial world's must lucrative niches.

Are Starter Homes Still Worth It?

Are Starter Homes Still Worth It?

The starter home has long been a feature of the American Dream. But as the prices of these modest homes soar amid a chronic housing shortage, some are questioning whether buyers would be better off going for something bigger that will keep them happier longer.