TURNING DREAMS INTO REALITY.
Manifest Building is a boutique general construction firm, owned and operated in Santa Barbara, California. We build with integrity and purpose while envisioning the future, and are dedicated to creating spaces that embody the essential harmony between nature and structure. Our collective goal is to provide timeless construction with lasting function and style. We specialize in custom homes, remodels and commercial spaces and enjoy taking on projects that push the boundaries of building.
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 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.
Patrick comes to Manifest Building with a rounded background of operations and project management. He prides himself in implementing processes, structures, and systems, and as such has played an integral role in the development of Manifest Building. He thrives at estimating and organizing information and plans, and believes deeply in a balanced and mindful approach to construction. Patrick enjoys backpacking and hiking, and spends as much time as possible out in nature. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, WA.
Alex Garcia has been a shining star and integral part of the team since the dawn of Manifest Building. He brings 20 years of experience in a multitude of construction trades from concrete work to finish carpentry and fenestrations. His wide breadth of knowledge makes him an asset on nearly every phase of construction. Before Alex worked with Manifest, he worked with Schmidt & Schmidt Construction on a variety of residential and commercial remodel projects. Alex is an amazing pastry chef from a long career at high end eateries before construction. Alex was born in Guatemala City and has lived in Santa Barbara since 1991.