MEET SAL

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Sal Farruggia, is  passionate about building construction and real estate development.  Hungry Dogs Run Faster, captures those passions and combines them with grit, relationships, and experience to create a a unique real estate development / construction project management company.  HDRF is a highly personalized and relationship driven company which understands the entire real estate / building process to deliver a seamless project from start to finish.

Career Timeline:

1980's & 90's Laborer for family electrical construction business

1996 Bachelor of Architecture, Temple University

1996 Recipient of Temple Faculty Award for Outstanding Thesis

1996 Intern Architect, Mark B. Thompson Associates

2000 Project Manager, Bower Lewis Thrower Architects

2004 Master of Science in Real Estate Development, New York University

2004 Director of RE Acquisitions and Development, A&E Construction

2006 Development Director, Parkway Corporation

2013 Vice President of Real Estate, Parkway Corporation

2016 Vice President of Real Estate & Development, Parkway Corporation

2018 HUNGRY DOGS RUN FASTER, LLC is FORMED

Select project experience:

  • South Plainfield New Jersey Library Renovation

  • Fern Rock / Ogontz / Logan CDC Street Improvements Plan

  • Chestnut Hill College Convocation Center

  • Malvern Preparatory School O’Neill Athletic Complex

  • Germantown Academy Lower School Classroom Addition

  • Mrs. Porters School Library

  • Mt. St. Michaels Academy Master Plan

  • SEPTA Suburban Station Revitalization Project

  • Avenue of the Arts Garage

  • Victor Lofts Adaptive Re Use

  • St. James Apartment Building

  • Hanover North Broad Apartments Development 

  • Amity Township Land Entitlement & Disposition

  • 12th & Walnut Parking Garage Restoration & Asset Reposition 

  • Broad & Race Garage Retail Renovations

  • 2nd and Washington For Sale Town Homes Development

  • 500 Walnut Foreclosure Acquisition

  • 711 Chestnut Parking Lot Acquisition

  • 13th and Locust Micro Housing Study Development

  • Walgreens Pharmacy Holly Springs, NC 1031 Acquisition

  • American Lofts Apartment Build'g Acquisition & Disposition

  • Home 2 Hotel Development Philadelphia Development 

  • Canton Office Bldg & Garage, Canton, OH Acquisition 

  • Penn Medicine Tower Development 

  • Dow Building Acquisition & Repositioning

  • Union Trust Steak House Building Acquisition

  • 717 & 709 Chestnut St Air Rights Transfer Entitlements

  • CVS Pharmacy, Edenburg, TX 1031 Acquisition

  • Kingswood Center, Brooklyn, NY Development 

  • 1715 East 13th St Garage, Brooklyn, NY Acquisition 

  • 2000-2024 Arch Street Acquisition & Development

  • 312 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH

  • One Hotel, Sunnyvale, CA Development