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

Maxar Shares Blast Off After Analyst Initiates Space Giant at Overweight

Maxar Shares Blast Off After Analyst Initiates Space Giant at Overweight

Maxar faces a crucial two-year window to push forward on its turnaround and reduce its debt load, the J.P. Morgan report said.

Bolton Out as Trump Gives National Security Adviser Walking Papers

Bolton Out as Trump Gives National Security Adviser Walking Papers

President Trump announces Bolton's firing on Twitter, noting he had 'strongly disagreed with many of his suggestions.'

Macy's Shares Higher as Retailer Rolls Out Diversity Plan

Macy's Shares Higher as Retailer Rolls Out Diversity Plan

The Cincinnati retailer also said that by 2020 it would require half of all models in its ads to represent `gender/gender identity, ethnicity, age, size and differently abled subjects.'

Ctrip Shares Fall as Online Travel Giant Braces for Tougher Quarter

Ctrip Shares Fall as Online Travel Giant Braces for Tougher Quarter

Cindy Xiaofan Wang, Ctrip's chief financial officer, says the hit from 'short-term macro and industry headwinds' could amount to a drop in revenue of 400 to 500 basis points for the online travel giant.

Target, Amazon, UPS Hire Up as Holiday-Shopping Season Looms

Target, Amazon, UPS Hire Up as Holiday-Shopping Season Looms

Target plans to add more than 130,000 seasonal workers, at its new starting wage of $13 an hour, to do everything from stock shelves to help harried shoppers in its 1,800 stores. Amazon, in addition to holiday hiring, is expanding its workforce by 30,000.

NetApp Shares Higher After Analyst Upgrade to Positive

NetApp Shares Higher After Analyst Upgrade to Positive

NetApp's prospects are particularly promising in the fast growing all-flash array sector, the Susquehanna report noted.

FDA Hits Juul With Warning Letter as Challenges Mount for E-Cigarette Maker

FDA Hits Juul With Warning Letter as Challenges Mount for E-Cigarette Maker

In particular, Juul is breaking the law by selling and distributing its e-cigarettes 'as modified risk tobacco products without an FDA order in effect that permits such sale or distribution,' the FDA's letter states.

HP Stock Takes a Hit After Analyst Downgrade

HP Stock Takes a Hit After Analyst Downgrade

Analysts at Bernstein Research are raising red flags over HP's printing unit, which saw a 5% drop in revenue in the most recent quarter.

Symantec Surges on Report of Possible $16B Buyout by 2 PE firms

Symantec Surges on Report of Possible $16B Buyout by 2 PE firms

Permira and Advent have offered to buy the cybersecurity major at $26 to $27 a share, people familiar with the matter told the Wall Street Journal.

Purdue Pharma, DoJ in Talks to Resolve Federal Probes, Report Says

Purdue Pharma, DoJ in Talks to Resolve Federal Probes, Report Says

Purdue, owned by the Sackler family, is already deep in negotiations with officials across the country to resolve thousands of lawsuits alleging the pharma giant helped fuel the opioid addiction crisis.