Central Nanaimo is a combination of well-established neighbourhoods and new developments. The Nanaimo Regional General Hospital is in this area and as such there are many medical buildings new and old in the area. There are also several condo buildings in the neighbourhood and many rentals to house the workforce for the hospital. There are many new industrial and commercial developments underway driving heavy traffic to the area. Its central location makes it a short drive to any area of the city.