The New Westminster Real Estate Market is growing along the Fraser River. New Westminster is the oldest city in western Canada. It was the first capital of British Columbia. It was selected both for its beauty and strategic location on the Fraser River. Only 20-minutes south-east from downtown Vancouver, it is known as the “Royal City.” Explore the Downtown with its 19th-century architecture, the waterfront public markets, and boardwalk. The Fraser River's ever-changing parade of tugboats and freighters. Queens Park area has distinguished architecture by some of British Columbia's best-known architects. Tree-lined streets are found in this heritage neighbourhood. The development at 660 Quayside Drive will include two residential towers, a three-storey commercial building with child care and retail, and approximately two acres of park.