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Bentel Associates India

The Bentel India Advantage

Bentel India has specialised architectural services in retail real estate and mixed-use developments in India. Responsible for some of the country’s most successful projects, Bentel offers the entire gamut of architectural services from project concept to development, architectural design to store planning and other related services.

History

In 2004, the ICS Group recognised the need for comprehensive architectural solutions in the upcoming Indian real estate space. ICS thus fuelled design and development in this particular sector by partnering Bentel Associates International (BAI), one of South Africa’s most renowned architectural firms. With more than 55 years of experience behind them, BAI have a designing history of over 430 million sq ft of retail real estate and 350 million+ sq ft of hypermarket/supermarket space. Many BAI projects have won international accolades, such as the ‘Canal Walk’ in Cape Town, and the ‘Al Khayma Centre’ in Saudi Arabia, to name a few.

Services

Bentel’s South Africa and India operations work together as one integrated office. Bentel India has a dedicated team of professional architects that work out of its design studio in Mumbai

Bentel India’s range of services:

  • Master Planning
  • Architecture
  • Interior Design
  • Store Planning
  • Graphic Design

Projects

Bentel India’s design projects include mixed-use developments, IT parks, hotels and residential projects covering over 80 million sq ft in total.

Some of our awards

  • PMR Diamond Arrow Award 2018 - Large Architect Firms
  • Asia Pacific Property Awards 2018 - Award Winner – Mixed Use Architecture, India - SPR Market of India, Chennai
  • Asia Pacific Property Awards 2017 - Award Winner – Mixed Use Architecture, India - Shalimar Gateway, Lucknow
  • BBC Knowledge Design Excellence Awards 2017 - Best Sign and Graphics Award - Vicinia by Shapoorji Pallonji, Mumbai
  • Asia Pacific Property Awards 2015 – Best Mixed Use Architecture, India – Vegas Mall, Delhi
  • International Property Award 2015 - African Property Award - Cradlestone Mall
  • Retail Design and Development Award 2014- Cradlestone Mall
  • SACSC Spectrum Award 2014- Cradlestone Mall
  • Asia Pacific Property Award 2013 Best Office Architecture - Thane One, Mumbai
  • AfriSam / SAIA: 4 Sustainable Architecture Award 2012 - Pick n Pay on Nicolds
  • RR Kabel Society Interiors Building Design Awards 2011 - Best Retail Category - Oberoi Mall
  • African Properties Awards 2011 - Best Office Development Africa - Illovo Edge
  • African Properties Awards 2011 - Best Office Development South Africa - Illovo Edge
  • SAPOA: Innovative Excellence in Property Development (Winner for Retail Development) Awards 2011 - Pick n Pay on Nicol
  • SAPOA: Innovative Excellence in Property Development (Commendation Certificate Green Development) Awards 2011- Pick n Pay on Nicol
  • South African Council of Shopping Centres: Retail Design Development Awards 2011 (Category B) - Pick n Pay on Nicol
  • IE MAGAZINE Eco Build (Best Design in the Category) - Pick n Pay on Nicol
  • PMR Golden Arrow Award 2010 - Large Architect Firms
  • ICSC Asia Awards 2010 - Finalise in Innovative Development of a New Retail Project - Oberoi Mall
  • CITYSCAPE India Award 2009 - Best Urban Design & Master Planning (Architecture) - UB City Bangalore
  • PMR Bronze Arrow Award 2009 - Large Architect Firms
  • South African Institute of Steel Construction: Steel Awards 2008(Overall Winner) - Maponya Mall
  • South African Institute of Steel Construction: Tubular Award 2008(Architect) - Maponya Mall
  • SAPOA: Innovative Excellence in Property Develoment - Greenstone Mall
  • SAPOA: Innovative Excellence in Property Development - Michelangelo Towers
  • South African Institute of Steel Construction: Tubular Award 2006(Project Manager) - Randfontein Taxi Rank
  • South African Institute of Steel Construction: Tubular Award 2006(Architect) - Randfontein Taxi Rank
  • PMR Diamond Arrow Award 2006 - Large Architect Firms
  • PMR Building & Construction: Architects Golden Award 2003 (Joint 2nd overall)
  • OPTIONS Reader Choice Award 1996 - Best Architectural Effort - Sandton Square
  • South African Institute of Steel Construction: Overall Winner (Certificate of Merit) - East Rand Mall
  • South African Institute of Steel Construction: Overall Winner (Certificate of Merit) - Southgate Mall
  • South African Institute of Steel Construction: Highly Commended (Certificate of Merit) - Pick n Pay's City Deep