HOW TO REACH HIGH POINT EDC STAFF:
Our office is open reduced hours, but staffers are working remotely when not in the office. If no one answers when you call 336.883.3116, leave a voice mail -- each staffer will be able to hear your message. You can also email us -- see the "contact the staff" button above.
WELCOME TO HIGH POINT
North Carolina's International City™
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 is estimated to be 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.
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...
Feb. 6, 2020 -- The High Point EDC has released "High Point: American City of the Future." The 2019 annual report features office, industrial, retail, services, and showroom projects; High Point University's growth; regional collaboration; and more. Additional Info...
Jan. 7, 2020 -- LLFlex, a leader in packaging materials and industrial laminate solutions, will create 46 new jobs and invest $7.6 million in High Point. The company's new manufacturing facility will be at 738 Gallimore Dairy Road. Additional Info...
Dec. 6, 2019 -- Amada opened its 261,732-square foot manufacturing facility – the first of three buildings on its 37-acre campus. The Japanese-based company will invest more than $125 million, when all phrases are completed. It will create 201 jobs. Additional Info...
Nov. 16, 2019 -- AkzoNobel will invest $55 million in a new wood coatings manufacturing plant at its High Point campus. The company, which is headquartered in the Netherlands, has about 35,000 employees in 80 countries, Additional Info...
Oct. 28, 2019 -- High Point has been named an “American City of the Future” by a publication of The Financial Times of London. The foreign direct investment accolade is for a Top 10 ranking for cost effectiveness in the Western Hemisphere. Additional Info...