Central Florida Strategies provides government consulting services to various industries, including real estate, construction and transportation. We are a one-stop firm with the capability to assist with projects from inception to conclusion.

As a company, we invest in building relationships, acquiring knowledge and strategizing to take a proactive approach to business development.  Our main focus is helping our clients advance projects in a timely manner.  We are always a step ahead, ready to tackle potential problems before they arise.

Angel de la Portilla

President of Central Florida Strategies

Mr. de la Portilla has more than two decades of experience as a business owner and consultant with a unique understanding of government, politics, and business.  In his role as government consultant, Mr. de la Portilla works very closely with local and state elected officials, as well as, members of staff among various municipalities, school districts, and county governments in Central Florida.

Mr. de la Portilla’ s wide array of experience includes representing real estate developers on local government matters involving land use and zoning changes, impact fee deferrals and reductions, assistance with permitting issues, and representation on real estate transactions with the public sector. He has also been involved as a government consultant on large-scale construction and transportation projects representing firms involved in design, engineering, program management, and construction.

He has developed an impressive portfolio of clients that include industry-leading Fortune 500 companies, as well as, key regional and local companies. Committed with the community, he has served on local government advisory boards, he has been active in Central Florida’s business community and also, he has helped in numerous local charitable organizations.

Professional Affiliations:

  • International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
  • Urban Land Institute (ULI)
  • National Association of Office and Industrial Properties (NAIOP)
  • Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM)
  • Florida Redevelopment Association (FRA)

Juan Jimenez

Senior Analyst

Juan Jimenez is a senior analyst at Central Florida Strategies. He is responsible for research and data collection as well as for  analytical modeling and reporting. Juan leads many of our special projects, particularly those requiring in depth real estate analysis.  He is also involved in many other consulting support activities.

Mr. Jimenez worked for over three years in Orange County Government for which he performed a variety of tasks that acquainted him with the way local government works.

Mr. Jimenez is a graduate of the University of Central Florida with a degree in business administration and is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Real Estate. He is licensed as a realtor and handles commercial real estate sales and leasing for his real estate clients. Mr. Jimenez’s ability to find creative solutions to difficult challenges is an asset to our clients.

Professional Affiliations:

  • CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member)
  • ICSC (International Council of Shopping Centers)
  • CFRI (Central Florida Realty Investors)

HCCOM (Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Orlando Metro Area)

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