Work continued with the A&P brand with the award of a prototype design contract. This led to 17 A&P Food Market store designs across the Southeast. This volume of work established Bentley firmly in the market of grocery store design. Following A&P, Bentley would be awarded work with other brands, such as Winn-Dixie, Publix, Waldbaums, and Super Fresh.
Technology was progressing rapidly at this time. Up until then, renderings were made manually for both external and internal perspectives. Bentley’s first computer rendering was made for the I-95 Welcome Center in Nassau County. Since then, Bentley has continued to refine this important service in-house, and the company has rarely ever used an outside source to produce project renderings.