North Carolina's International City™

  To learn about High Point's economic development successes, diverse industry sectors, largest employers, attributes, and accolades, please see Manufacturing is in our DNA, the most recent annual report of the High Point Economic Development Corporation.

A globally-connected community, High Point USA earns its nicknames as North Carolina's International City™ and Home Furnishings Capital of the World™.  Twice each year, the City hosts the High Point Market, the world's largest home furnishings trade show.

High Point is a "gig community" -- having Internet connections that are amazingly fast, up to 1 gigabit per second.

High Point is located alongside Greensboro and Winston-Salem in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, the nation’s 37th largest metro area with a population exceeding 1.6 million. High Point’s current population is estimated to be approximately 112,000 residents; Greensboro, 280,800; and Winston-Salem, 234,300.

The region has a workforce of over 800,000 and boasts 16 colleges and universities with more than 60,000 students.

The High Point EDC and the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce work closely together as members of the Guilford County Economic Development Alliance – a collaborative effort along with Guilford County, the City of High Point, and the City of Greensboro.   

Please contact the High Point Economic Development Corporation staff for assistance on relocating to or expanding your business in the City of High Point and Guilford County.

  1. High Point EDC Releases "Manufacturing is in our DNA"

    March 30, 2017 – The High Point EDC has released its 2016 annual report. It features the most-recent office, industrial, and retail projects; targeted industry sectors; why Guilford County was named “#1 in Manufacturing” in 2016; and much more. Additional Info...
  2. Governor Cooper announces 600 new full-time positions for Greensboro-High Point

    Feb. 21, 2017 -- North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper announced today that Alorica will add an additional 600 full-time positions at its High Point customer engagement service office, in the second phase of a major expansion. Additional Info...
  3. Major job announcements of 2016 in Greensboro-High Point

    Dec. 15, 2016 -- High Point, Greensboro, and the region saw multiple job announcements in 2016. Additional Info...
  4. TQL to hire 70 for its new High Point facility

    Dec. 9, 2016 -- Total Quality Logistics has chosen 4135 Mendenhall Oaks Parkway in High Point for its newest operation. The company, which is North America's second largest freight brokerage firm, will create 70 jobs. Additional Info...
  5. Crown Mark to build 250,000-sq. ft. distribution center

    Nov. 29, 2016 -- Crown Mark will construct an $11.7 million, 250,000-sq. ft. distribution center on a 30-acre site at 720 Gallimore Dairy Road. The furniture company could also construct an additional 175,000 sq. ft. of flex space in a second phase. Additional Info...
  6. Alorica expanding by 800 jobs

    Nov. 17, 2016 -- Expert Global Solutions, an Alorica company, is adding more than 800 jobs at its customer engagement service office. The expansion is among the largest job announcements ever made in the Greensboro-High Point region. Additional Info...