PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) – One of the fastest-growing communities in the Portland metro area Is the city of Beaverton.

AM Extra learned some exciting news about its downtown area as the number of restaurants and other local businesses continue to grow in the city.

Mayor Lacey Beaty broke down all the latest updates on the Beaverton Downtown Loop. She also touched on how the city is addressing the homeless crisis.

Watch the full interview in the video player above.