St Albans has an extremely high occupancy rate. The activity centre draws from a wide catchment area and is considered to have a good mix of shops, an emerging retail food culture.

Retailers have a massive opportunity in St Albans where many people from different parts of the world have come to settle. This gives retailers the chance to focus on a niche markets and specialise to cater for the needs of one or a few groups of people.

The St Albans Town Centre is anchored by two supermarkets and a fresh food market. As a result, St Albans has an extensive range of convenience shopping facilities including culturally-specific grocery stores, fresh food outlets.

St Albans is a suburb in the western suburbs of Melbourne located 15Km north-west of the CBD. It is part of the City of Brimbank Local Government Area and has a population of approximately 33, 511.

The activity centre is St Albans' main commercial and shopping precinct and is located on Main Road East, Main Road West, Alfrieda Street and East Esplanade. The St Albans Railway Station is located here and is on the Sydenham Line. Collocated here is the bus interchange which connects St Albans to Brimbank Central Shopping Centre, Watergardens, Highpoint Shopping Centre, Caroline Springs and Delahey.

The St Albans Business Group Association is the umbrella organisation representing both the interests of the traders within the precinct and those people who venture to St Albans to encounter what is a unique and enjoyable experience.