North Carolina's International City™

  To learn about High Point's economic development successes, diverse industry sectors, largest employers, attributes, and accolades, please see High Point: Where Great People Make Great Things Happen -- the most recent annual report of the High Point Economic Development Corporation.

To learn about downtown opportunities, please see Downtown High Point: The Place for Investors and Growing Businesses.

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 located alongside Greensboro and Winston-Salem in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, the nation’s 35th largest metro area with a population exceeding 1.7 million. High Point’s population (as of April 1, 2019) is estimated to be 114,183 residents; Greensboro, 290,200; and Winston-Salem, 244,600.

The region has a workforce of over 820,000 and boasts 16 colleges and universities with more than 110,000 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. Fastenal adding information technology and finance jobs as it continues to grow in High Point

    Sept. 17, 2019 -- Fastenal, which has its master distribution center for East Coast operations in High Point, is continuing to expand. The company will be adding IT and finance jobs, in addition to recently-announced new distribution jobs. Additional Info...
  2. Ox Bodies chooses High Point for new manufacturing facility

    Sept. 11, 2019 -- Ox Bodies, Inc., a subsidiary of Federal Signal Corporation, will open in High Point. The company will create 40 jobs and increase the tax base by at least $2 million. Ox Bodies is a manufacturer of dump truck bodies and truck equipment. Additional Info...
  3. Amazon confirms High Point "last mile" delivery facility

    Aug. 23, 2019 -- The under-construction building at the corner of National Service Road and Piedmont Triad Parkway will be a delivery station for Amazon.com. The $12.7 million, 66,780-sq. ft. "last mile" delivery facility will open later this year. Additional Info...
  4. Small-Scale Manufacturing & Placed-Based Economic Development Initiative

    July 11, 2019 -- The City of High Point has kicked-off a Small-Scale Manufacturing and Place-Based Economic Development Initiative. Ilana Preuss presented the Next Steps report from Smart Growth America. The High Point City Council accepted the report. Additional Info...
  5. Oasis Pharma Center will be $425 million, 1,600-job pharmaceutical research campus in High Point

    June 13, 2019 -- High Point biotech entrepreneur Dr. Adnan Mjalli announced a 1,600-employee, $425 million pharmaceutical research park. Oasis Pharma Center will have office and research & development space, a hotel, shops, residential units, and more. Additional Info...
  6. Future Foam expanding its manufacturing plant

    March 4, 2019 -- Future Foam is expanding its 1300 Prospect St. plant. It will build an $8.5 million addition and add 25 jobs. At this plant, raw materials are converted into flexible polyurethane foam for use in furniture cushions, mattresses, and more. Additional Info...