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

CrowdStrike Shares Surge on Strong First Earnings Report

CrowdStrike Shares Surge on Strong First Earnings Report

The cybersecurity company, which the FBI used to assess the Russian hacking of the DNC, also offered investors stronger-than-expected growth projections.

Jim Cramer: Buy Facebook on Any Big Selloff, as the Business Is Still Strong

Jim Cramer: Buy Facebook on Any Big Selloff, as the Business Is Still Strong

The social-media giant's headline risk 'is terrible' because of Libra, but Facebook's business is still fundamentally strong, Jim Cramer says.

The 3 Things Jim Cramer Must See Before He'll Buy An Expensive Stock

The 3 Things Jim Cramer Must See Before He'll Buy An Expensive Stock

Anything with a high P/E must have a large total addressable market, the ability to scale up its business and a wide 'moat.' One stock that fits the bill: Mastercard.

Microsoft's Big Cloud Deal With AT&T Stokes Competition With Amazon

Microsoft's Big Cloud Deal With AT&T Stokes Competition With Amazon

The software giant's multibillion-dollar deal to provide cloud computing services to AT&T comes as the tech giant prepares to issues its quarterly earnings report on Thursday.

Steel Stocks Rise for Second Day Amid New Trump 'Buy American' Rules

Steel Stocks Rise for Second Day Amid New Trump 'Buy American' Rules

U.S. Steel, AK Steel and other metals firms extend rally after Trump boosts 'Buy American' rules for federal projects.

J&J Stock Sinks as Feds Probe Baby Powder Cancer Allegations

J&J Stock Sinks as Feds Probe Baby Powder Cancer Allegations

News of a federal probe into whether J&J intentionally misled the public over the safety of its iconic baby powder overshadows the pharma giant's announcement of a potential HIV vaccine breakthrough.

Square's Stock Price on Roll After Analyst Upgrades

Square's Stock Price on Roll After Analyst Upgrades

The San Francisco payments processor's stock is up for a fourth day. It's seen a couple of positive analyst reports this week, including a Citi buy reiteration on Friday.

Allstate Stock Hit After Downgrade Over Storm Losses

Allstate Stock Hit After Downgrade Over Storm Losses

The insurer last month announced $473 million in 'catastrophe losses' for May, up from $290 million in April.

Airplane-Maintenance Firm AAR Takes Off on Earnings Surge

Airplane-Maintenance Firm AAR Takes Off on Earnings Surge

AAR sales jumped 19% from growth in programs and parts supply activities. Aviation services reported an 18% increase, driven by strong demand for new and aftermarket parts.

Fastenal's Stock Drops After Industrial Supplier's Earnings Miss

Fastenal's Stock Drops After Industrial Supplier's Earnings Miss

Higher tariffs on goods produced in China and then imported to the U.S. were a key factor in Fastenal's lower-than-expected earnings.