1. Footprint Power Station: At a meeting last month, the Salem Planning Board unanimously approved a long list of conditions pertaining to Footprint Power's plan to convert the Salem Harbor Power Station into a state-of-the-art natural gas plant.
2. Salem's New MBTA Station: Construction on the $37 million station is expected to wrap up sometime in the winter of 2014, according to the presentation. The station will have a five-level garage with 690 spaces.
3. $45M Dodge Street Development: A proposed $45 million downtown Salem development took a major step forward last month when city councilors unanimously approved the abandonment and sale of a small parcel of land at the intersection of Washington and Dodge streets.
5. $200M Peabody Essex Expansion: Earlier this month, officials at the Peabody Essex Museum issued a press release announcing the selection of Ennead Architects to design the museum’s $200 million, 175,000-square-foot expansion.