Government guru starts firm to help commercial property owners save millions in taxes

By Richard Bilbao  –  Digital Producer/Senior Staff Writer, Orlando Business Journal Angel de la Portilla knows 2021 will hold additional challenges for many businesses — especially property owners. This year, annual commercial property bills come due at a time when business owners and the overall economy are struggling due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. That’s why de la Portilla,…

Linda Chapin, Harold Mills to Lead Jerry Demings Transition Team

By: Scott Powers Orange County Mayor-elect Jerry Demings has announced his transition advisory team to be lead by Orlando entrepreneur Harold Mills and the last Democrat to hold the post he won in the August election, Linda Chapin. The bipartisan, 37-member team is full of leaders of Central Florida businesses and nonprofits including those from Walt Disney World, Adventist Health System, Orlando Magic…