Matt Willprecht is the assistant property manager of Kirkland Urban, a mixed-use development set on 11 acres in the heart of Downtown Kirkland. The property is home to retailers including QFC Supermarkets, Shake Shack, Mud Bay, Power Hour 360, Restore Hyper Wellness + Cryotherapy and more. Learn about Matt Willprecht…
Hometown: Wahpeton, ND – outside Fargo, ND
First job: My first job was a being a bagger at our local grocery store chain called Econofoods when I was 15.
Favorite ways to spend your free time in WA: I love trying new restaurants and drinking wine.
Your biggest accomplishment and why: My biggest accomplishment was getting my real estate license, which is what I focused on during COVID and working from home.
The biggest obstacle you overcame: My biggest obstacle has been being true to myself. I know this sounds corny, but most of us over-analyze and self-sabotage.
Advice to someone pursuing a career path in what you do: Don’t be afraid to make a mistake, but own it, learn from it, and grow. Ask a lot of questions, and be a sponge.
Someone who inspires you and why: Our chief engineer at our property inspires me because he has endless knowledge of all building systems I am always impressed.
Favorite quote: “If you can’t love yourself, how in the hell you gonna love somebody else?“–RuPaul
Something someone would be surprised to learn about you: I love learning ballroom dance, and dancing in general.
What makes someone fabulous: The way they treat others.