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: American City of the Future -- 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 33rd largest metro area with a population exceeding 1.7 million. High Point’s population estimate is 115,526 residents (as of April 1, 2020); Greensboro, 294,722; and Winston-Salem, 246,328.

The region has a workforce of over 835,000 and boasts 16 colleges and universities with more than 115,000 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 2020 annual meeting available to be watched

    Nov. 4, 2020 -- Watch the taped 2020 High Point EDC annual meeting to hear from two guest speakers, tour the Amada manufacturing campus, and celebrate our economic development accomplishments. https://www.facebook.com/CityofHighPoint/video/755384371683823 Additional Info...
  2. DC Blox considering High Point for $305 million data center

    Oct. 15, 2020 -- DC Blox is considering High Point to build and operate a $305 million multi-tenant data center. Both the High Point City Council and Guilford County Board of Commissioners have authorized performance-based incentives for this project. Additional Info...
  3. Fortuna Enterprises to move to new High Point facility

    Sept. 14, 2020 -- Coffee roasting company Fortuna Enterprises will be moving to High Point. It has purchased the 65,000-sq. ft. building at 4215 Tudor Lane. The building will house the roasting facility, offices, meeting space, and a modern warehouse. Additional Info...
  4. Company considering $100 million, 120-job Opportunity Zone project in downtown High Point

    July 16, 2020 -- Brittano Group-KNova Film Capital is considering a $100 million project in the southwest area of downtown High Point in an Opportunity Zone. The company is involved in producing movie and streaming network content. Additional Info...
  5. High Pint Brewery to open

    March 18, 2020 -- High Pint Brewery and Public House, a cleverly-named startup microbrewery, is coming to High Point. The City Council authorized its portion of a state grant to support the reuse of the 16,200-sq. ft. building at 1114 Eastchester Drive. Additional Info...
  6. Quantum Materials expanding its manufacturing operations

    Feb. 25, 2020 -- Quantum Materials will invest $3.5 million and add 15 jobs to its 100-person workforce at 5280 National Center Dr. in High Point. The company makes advanced textiles for aircraft seating, office chairs, outdoor furniture, and more. Additional Info...