The city has a strong business base anchored by leading employers, companies and educational institutions including:
University of Northwestern
Presbyterian Homes of Arden Hills
The city is partnering with Ramsey County and Alatus LLC to redevelop the former Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant (TCAAP), which consists of 427 acres and is about the size of downtown Saint Paul. The redevelopment will include a mixed-use plan with a town center, variety of housing, office and light industrial development, retail, parks and trails.