For nearly three decades, Robert Flapan, MAI, has served HVS clients through recessions and booms, staying abreast of your need for critical information on shifts in hotel values, performance, and market dynamics. As Director of Quality Control at HVS New York, Robert continues to ensure that our associates are a source of open and clear communication about your hotel project, and that every conclusion that crosses your desk provides a foundation for your next move.
Robert began his career in hospitality and real estate consultancy at several advisory and appraisal firms in New York, and his experience in the Greater New York hotel industry is deeply entrenched. Before joining HVS, he served as Senior Appraiser at Wilrock Appraisal and Consulting, as Senior Consultant and Director at hospitality brokerage Stephen W. Brener & Associates, and as Vice President of Vyquest, Inc., a real estate investment firm. Robert earned a BS from the College of Business Administration at Syracuse University. He is a Designated Member of the Appraisal Institute (MAI and SRA) and a licensed real estate broker and certified general appraiser in the state of New York.
Robert loves traveling abroad, something that his profession has helped him pursue. Robert’s work with proposed hotels has taken him to markets across the world, with endeavors traversing the Caribbean, Central and South America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.