High Point, Greensboro, and Winston-Salem's

Amazon HQ2 video



WELCOME TO HIGH POINT USA

North Carolina's International City™


  To learn about High Point's economic development successes, diverse industry sectors, largest employers, attributes, and accolades, please see An Exciting Time to be in High Point, 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 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.

  1. Arper opens High Point furniture manufacturing facility

    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...
  2. Publix to create 1,000 jobs and make $400 million investment

    August 29, 2018 -- Publix Super Markets is making a major new investment in Greensboro-High Point. The company plans to hire 1,000 employees and make a $400 million capital investment at its new distribution and logistics campus in Greensboro. Additional Info...
  3. FedEx Express adding 400 employees at its air hub

    August 16, 2018 -- The FedEx Express Mid-Atlantic Hub at Piedmont Triad International Airport is adding 400 employees, bringing total employment at the hub to more than 800 workers. The airport is less than a mile from High Point's city limits. Additional Info...