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

RH Shares Move Higher as Upscale Furnishing Chain Raises Guidance

RH Shares Move Higher as Upscale Furnishing Chain Raises Guidance

The former Restoration Hardware lifted its earnings guidance for fiscal 2019 to a range of $10.78 to $11.01 a share, higher than the $10.72-a-share estimate of analysts.

Lennar Gains as Homebuilder Shrugs Off Analyst Downgrade

Lennar Gains as Homebuilder Shrugs Off Analyst Downgrade

After rising roughly 36% in 2019, Lennar's stock price may be running out of gas, warns Keybanc analyst Kenneth Zenar.

NextDecade Rises After Big Pipeline Deal, Analyst Boost

NextDecade Rises After Big Pipeline Deal, Analyst Boost

ISI Evercore initiates coverage of NextDecade with an outperform rating, pointing to its newly inked Rio Bravo pipeline deal as well as a massive new, LNG export facility the company plans to build on the Texas coast in Brownsville.

Housing Starts Surge as Falling Interest Rates Spur New Construction

Housing Starts Surge as Falling Interest Rates Spur New Construction

Construction of new homes and apartments jumped 12.3% in August compared to August last year, reaching highs not seen in more than a decade, the Commerce Department reported.

Burlington and TJX Shares Higher After Analyst Upgrade; Other Retailers Lower

Burlington and TJX Shares Higher After Analyst Upgrade; Other Retailers Lower

While tariffs have hit traditional retailers hard, they have provided a big opportunity for Burlington, which has seen market-share gains as shoppers seek out less expensive alternatives, according to UBS.

Bloom Energy Shares Slump After Scathing Short-Seller Report

Bloom Energy Shares Slump After Scathing Short-Seller Report

Shares of Bloom Energy slumped after Hindenburg Research claimed to have found $2.2 billion in undisclosed liabilities.

Snap Clicks Higher After Analyst Upgrade to Neutral

Snap Clicks Higher After Analyst Upgrade to Neutral

Best known for its Snapchat app, Snap has a real chance of meeting or even surpassing its goal of adding 2 million to 4 million new users in the fourth quarter, a note from Susquehanna says.

Trump Scolds GM Foreign Plants as Strike Continues

Trump Scolds GM Foreign Plants as Strike Continues

President Trump used an oval-office photo op to lob a few verbal artillery shells at one of his favorite targets, General Motors.

Netflix, in Comeback, Snags 'Seinfeld' After Losing 'Friends'

Netflix, in Comeback, Snags 'Seinfeld' After Losing 'Friends'

Netflix confirmed media reports that it acquired the rights for all 180 Seinfeld episodes. Netflix will have control of the program beginning in 2021 under the five-year pact with Sony Pictures.

Goldman Sachs Risk Chief to Retire in Latest Shakeup at Investment Bank

Goldman Sachs Risk Chief to Retire in Latest Shakeup at Investment Bank

The departure of Goldman Sachs' chief risk officer is the latest move by CEO David Solomon, who has been shaking up investment bank's top ranks since he took over nearly a year ago.