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28 Dover Place
Manhattan Beach, CA, 90266
United States

Phone: 310.640.9656
Fax: 310/640-9276

Maurice Robinson ISHC, CRE, ASA
Maurice Robinson & Associates, LLC

Industry Specialty

development services
alternative dispute resolution
litigation support - expert witness


condo hotels
destination resorts
resort mixed use developments
time share & interval ownership
urban mixed use development

Speaker Topics

alternative dispute resolution
hospitality appraisals valuation
public private partnerships in real estate development
real estate
time share vacation ownership

Geographic Areas

USA; Canada; Puerto Rico; Caribbean

Mission Statement

An informal, creative, big picture expert adding value by resolving disputes and facilitating development in the hospitality industry.


Expert witness; Development planning; acquisition due diligence; strategic planning; Arbitration & Mediation; management contract, franchise and lease negotiations; valuations & ; market & financial analysis; ground leases and concessions; National Parks; public/private partnerships; bankruptcy; loan restructuring; workouts; Issue Review Boards

Past Experience

Principal, KPMG Peat Marwick LLP, Los Angeles, San Francisco & Honolulu; Manager, PKF Consulting, Los Angeles; Senior Consultant, Williams-Kuebelbeck & Associates, Marina del Rey & SF, CA


Masters of Public Administration, Municipal Finance & Environmental Management, Universty of Southern California, Los Angeles; B.A., Economics, Macalester College, St. Paul, MN

Professional Memberships

Counselors of Real Estate (CRE); American Society of Appraisers (ASA); FINRA Board of Arbitrators; Forensic Expert Witness Association (FEWA)

Representative List of Clients

National Park Service; Cities of San Diego, Los Angeles, San Jose, Manhattan Beach, Mountain View, Alameda, Napa, Oceanside, Long Beach and Del Mar; Counties of Los Angeles, Orange, San Diego, Solano and San Mateo; Port of San Diego; California State Parks; California Coastal Commission; Department of Justice; and numerous law firms and individual hotel owners

Articles and Publications

"How to Value Commercial Improvements in a National Park"; "Mega-Resort Development Surges in Race to Meet New Demands of Business Travelers"; co-authored the "Alternative Dispute Resolution in the Hospitality Industry" chapter of the 2006 Hotel Investments--Issues & Perspectives book for the AH&LA; authored the "Converting Historic Buildings into Hotels" chapter of the 2009 Sustainable Hotels book for the AH&LA; and "Issue Review Boards™ – The Next Wave of Alternative Dispute Resolution for the Hospitality Industry". Also lecture periodically at an MBA class "Real Estate Investment Analysis" at UC Berkeley.