WELCOME TO HIGH POINT

North Carolina's International City™


  To learn about High Point's economic development successes, diverse industry sectors, largest employers, attributes, and accolades, please see New Ways of Doing Business, 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 Partnership work closely together as partners in 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. Davis Furniture increasing its workforce by 50 jobs

    July 1, 2016 Davis Furniture is creating up to new 20 jobs as part of an ongoing expansion that will increase its manufacturing capacity by 30 percent. Additional Info...
  2. High Point Regional UNC Healthcare has $78 million expansion underway

    June 7, 2016 High Point Regional UNC Healthcare – the city’s third largest employer with more than 1,850 fulltime-equivalent employees – has a $78 million project underway. Additional Info...
  3. Buildings for Creative Snacks, Fastenal, and Simpson Strong-Tie are under construction

    June 2, 2016 Three construction projects are underway that will create new or expanded facilities in Piedmont Centre, High Point’s largest business park. Additional Info...
  4. Daimler’s Thomas Built Buses celebrates “boom time” and 100th year in business

    June 2, 2016 As the company marks its 100th year in business in High Point, Daimler’s Thomas Built Buses has added 250 jobs during the last two months. Additional Info...
  5. Rickety Bridge Winery opens US headquarters in High Point

    May 24, 2016 Rickety Bridge Winery of South Africa has purchased a downtown High Point building to be its new U.S. headquarters. The company will also expand its distribution network out of the 518 N. Hamilton St. building. Additional Info...
  6. High Point University announces $160 million in new building projects