Bentley Architects + Engineers, Inc., as it is known today, was founded by William C. Bentley, P.E. (Bill) in Orlando, Fla. 1984.
main focus at the time was structural engineering, he
quickly found that by adding civil engineering services he
could streamline the engineering process for clients' something that earned his
company high praise.
After two years of providing exclusively engineering services, Bill
responded to clients' requests to do it all and added architectural services in 1986.
Looking to branch out into the Public Sector, in 1988 Bentley
was awarded its first public project by the Florida Department of Transportation
and completed four rest area renovations.
This started a new project niche for the firm and Bentley
began specializing in transportation facilities such as toll plazas, rest areas, maintenance facilities, offices, additions and storage facilities.
soon added the Florida Turnpike Enterprise to its list of clients while continuing to innovate the transportation industry.
In 1999, Bentley
further expanded its involvement in the public sector with the award of a continuing contract for Seminole County.
Since then, Bentley's
service to municipal entities has grown extensively, serving local governments such as Orange County
, City of Orlando
, Lake County
, City of Oviedo
, Volusia County
continues to grow, it maintains a small firm approach while offering a competitive edge.
Thanks to dedicated staff and loyal clients, Bentley
is able to maintain growth and success.
William C. Bentley, P.E. founds Bentley.
Architectural services added to Bentley
Niche segment of transportation facility design launched.
completes numerous private restaurant and retail projects across the U.S.
pioneers 3-D digital animation in Central Florida with completion of the animation of a private race facility in Lake County