WELCOME TO HIGH POINT USA
North Carolina's International City™
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 central 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 more than 113,000 residents; Greensboro, 287,000; and Winston-Salem, 241,500.
The High Point, Greensboro, and Winston-Salem region has a labor force of more than 800,000. More than 110,000 students are enrolled at 21 colleges, universities, and community colleges.The High Point EDC and the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce work to promote Greensboro-High Point 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.
Nov. 20, 2018 -- Hanesbrands will hire 200 employees for its new 343,000-sq. ft. distribution center in High Point. Located at 4190 Eagle Hill Drive, the facility will handle Hanesbrands' Champion products, especially men’s athletics and jersey apparel. Additional Info...
Nov. 7, 2018 -- Over the last year, there were 5,167 jobs created or announced by 37 office/industrial projects in High Point, Greensboro, and Guilford County and 69 retail/services projects in High Point. HandCraft Services will be bringing 150 jobs. Additional Info...
Sept. 13, 2018 -- Arper has opened a 100,000-sq. ft. furniture manufacturing facility at 660 Southwest Street. The high-end Italian company is making chairs, sofas, and lounge seating. Arper expects to grow its initial workforce of 24 employees. Additional Info...