Amara Living is a boutique property developer built on decades of experience and a desire to create beautifully designed, functional, high-quality homes.

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Established in Sydney in 1979, and founded by Robert Yazbek, our experience ranges from private residential homes and stunning large-scale multi-unit developments, to commercial and industrial buildings.

We truly believe beautifully designed homes make the people who live in them happier, and we promise a seamless experience and an ongoing commitment to each project, serviced by our property and building management service team.



Our team project manages and build innovative spaces and astute investments for a range of buyers.




Robert’s 42 years in the construction industry can be characterised by clear methodology and strong work ethic, with a focus on technically demanding and performance focused projects.

He commenced his building career in 1974, working with his father who was also a property developer and builder. Robert formed his own construction company in 1979, and has constructed numerous commercial, industrial and residential developments of the highest calibre.

Robert was the recipient of the ‘Top Homes Award Housing Industry Association’ for excellence every year from 1993 to 1997. In 1998 he received the H.I.A and Master Builders’ Association ‘House of the Year’ award.

From 1999 to 2016 Yazbek constructed high-rise residential developments. Rebranding to Amara Living has given him the opportunity to work independently, while continuing to apply his many years of knowledge and expertise proven in the significant architectural, property development and construction projects he has successfully completed to date.


General Manager

Matthew Vartuli joined in November 2012, bringing 10 years of experience in the accounting and tax profession with him.

His experience includes a five year period at Ernst & Young as a manager in the private client services team specialising in tax, accounting and commercial advice for high net worth individuals and entrepreneurial businesses. He continues to consult and engage Ernst & Young.

Matthew’s education includes a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) from the University of Western Sydney and is also a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and he is a registered tax agent.


Director of Sales and Marketing

David joined us in 2013 as the Property Development Manager and his diverse career with the group has seen him oversee most of our high end residential apartments such as ASPER Rosebery and Mascot Square.

As a licensed real estate agent, David heads up AMARA LIVING’s property division as Licensee and Director. He’s also responsible for developing and managing our team of property and building managers and working with architects and builders on a daily basis. David’s passion for property and commitment to excellence at every stage of a high-end development are essential to the Group’s long-term security and expansion.

Now the Director of Sales and Marketing, David’s focus is on clients day-to-day. Upon completion of the project, David and his team manage the handover process to the lucky new owners and will oversee ongoing building management to ensure all AMARA projects are maintained and performing to the highest standard.

He has a strong background in sales and customer service in the luxury sector. Having spent 10 years dealing exclusively with high-net-worth individuals, David is accustomed to putting in the effort to ensure exemplary outcomes for even the most discerning of buyers.