About Bentar Development

Founded in 1991, Bentar Development, Inc. is a well-established and respected design/build general contractor and professional manager of construction services. The award-winning company is owned by long-time Nevada resident Amador “Chi Chi” Bengochea. Bentar's mission is simple: Dedication, growth, diversity and in- comparable construction quality, and unwavering commitment to our client's satisfaction.

Bentar is licensed and bonded in the State of Nevada with an unlimited contract limit and prides itself on aggressive schedules that are unmatched by other contractors in the local industry.

The company delivers a wide range of commercial, industrial, retail, casino, office and recreational projects in the Las Vegas market. A sampling of some of the companies high-profile projects include: 70-plus Terrible Herbst service stations, three Terrible’s hotel/casino properties in Southern Nevada, the Primm Valley Resort Travel Center, which is the largest automobile service station with 30 fuel nozzles in the west, the new Tangerine at Treasure Island, the Revolution Bar at the The Mirage, Red Rock Casino Resort Bowling Alley, Montana Steakhouses, The Lodges, more than a dozen Del Taco outlets, other restaurants, retail, office and schools.

Bentar’s Philosophy

A construction project is an artful combination of planning, products, people and services all of which must come together at the right time and price to meet the client's needs. To achieve this goal, Bentar Development, Inc. advocates:

  • Early involvement on projects to assist with the site selection and due diligence
  • Ongoing communication between client, contractor, architect and engineers
  • Job-site teamwork
  • Meticulous budget and schedule control
  • Sensitivity to owner’s needs

An Award-Winning Construction Company

Bentar is the proud recipient of many professional awards and recognition by the industry and media, including:

  • Bentar was inducted as the 2011 Minority Business Hall of Fame
  • Chi Chi Bengochea, owner of Bentar Development, Inc. named "Small Business Person of the Year" by the Small Business Administration (SBA).
  • "Annual Contractor of the Year" Latin Chamber of Commerce
  • "Ten Best Contractors" List by the Nevada Business Journal
  • Builder/Architect Magazine, Southern Nevada Edition, September 2004 cover story "Bengochea Brothers' General Contracting Firm Impacting Las Vegas Commercial Building Scene"

Bentar Gives Back to the Las Vegas Community

Bentar Development, Inc. is committed to giving back to the community where we work, live and care for our families. Over the years, the company has contributed its time, resources and dollars to numerous civic and charitable projects, including: Christmas In April Project, Nevada Cancer Institute, Bishop Gorman Alumni Association, Capital Campaign for Bishop Gorman New School Campus, the Arturo Cambeiro Senior Center operated by the Latin Chamber of Commerce, the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA), and Youth Sports for baseball, soccer and tennis, among many others.