Entering the new millennium, Ross Dress For Less would be the last major retail client for Bentley. Prototype stores were adapted at numerous locations throughout the US.
With Bentley’s budding relationship with Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise, the company was starting to focus on the public sector. This increasingly included contracts with local governments in Central Florida, as continuing service contracts became a growing portion of Bentley’s portfolio. This was strategically important, providing a wide range of experiences while maintaining a stream of profitable projects. Some continuing contracts held by Bentley throughout the years included the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT Central Office, FDOT District 2, FDOT District 4, Seminole County, Orange County, City of Orlando, Brevard County, and Seminole County Public Schools.