Donald C. Stephens Jr. is the Managing Director of HVS Orlando Consulting & Valuation. Donald is responsible for business line operations and business development of HVS’s Central Florida platform. Donald has been an active participant in the hotel industry for over 30 years as a real estate consultant, senior appraiser, and hotel advisory specialist. He has completed real estate valuations and consulting assignments with a focus on hotels, motels, resorts, golf courses, and hospitality-driven mixed-use developments. His clients have included financial lending entities, institutions, government agencies, corporate entities, legal and accounting professionals, developers and private individuals. Donald has extensive experience providing market demand studies and feasibility analysis for proposed hotel development, highest and best use analysis, litigation support, portfolio analysis, and consulting services on a broad range of commercial property types. He has conducted appraisals and investment counseling for the purpose of sale/purchase, financing, insurance, estate valuations, purchase price allocation, and corporate planning. His range of geographical experience spans over 18 U.S. states, the Caribbean, Central America, and the Atlantic Provinces of Eastern Canada.