We are passionate about turning the design aspirations of our clients into showcase properties of uncompromising quality and excellence.

By ensuring the highest standards in attention to detail and workmanship, we achieve the ultimate in quality assurance through every aspect of the design and construction process. The final result will provide your family with unparalleled pride of ownership and provide a lasting legacy for generations to come.

As third-generation builders with deep roots in the Santa Barbara and Ventura area, we’re uniquely qualified to ensure your goals are fully realized in your custom home, innovative work space, or remodel project. Whether you’re in the early planning stages or just beginning to turn your dream into reality, we’d be honored to hear your ideas and breathe life into your personal vision.

We invite you to connect with us and get the creative juices flowing!

Management Team

Beau Schmidt

Beau Schmidt


Beau Lee Schmidt is a third generation builder with over 20 years of experience that include the assembly of a wide multitude of structures and styles. He prides himself on his ability to fuse beauty and function. Beau's experience in construction includes monumental residential, commercial and mixed-use projects throughout Santa Barbara including Alma del Pueblo, Panera Bread, Charles Schwab Bank and many design-build custom homes.

Beau founded Manifest Building in 2012. He is also one of the founders of EcoLawn, Santa Barbara's premier synthetic grass and waterwise landscaping installer.

Chloe Kirk

Chloe Kirk


Chloe joined Manifest Building in 2015. She is an experienced project manager and oversees the corporate strategy, finances and planning for Manifest Building and it's landscaping division, EcoLawn. Her passion is thoughtfully designed architecture and landscaping, and she enjoys collaborating on the design of both EcoLawn and Manifest projects. Prior to her work at Manifest Building and EcoLawn, Chloe worked in real estate development, specializing in urban planning and mixed use projects.

A Northern California native, Chloe spends her free time traveling and riding her motorcycle. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Science from UC Santa Barbara.