Contractors lay the groundwork for a two-building expansion project at the Cedar Hills Crossing shopping center. The $11 million, 24,000-square-foot expansion will include Seattle-based MOD Pizza's first Oregon location as well as two other tenants property owner C.E. John Company plans to announce in the coming months. The project could be completed by this fall. (Jaime Valdez/Beaverton Valley Times)

Loan keeps mall expansion moving

The $11 million loan allows contractors to move forward with the expansion of the Cedar Hills Crossing shopping center.