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.

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.