WELCOME TO HIGH POINT
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 located alongside Greensboro and Winston-Salem in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, the nation's 35th largest metro area with a population exceeding 1.7 million. High Point's population (as of April 1, 2019) is estimated to be 114,183 residents; Greensboro, 290,200; and Winston-Salem, 244,600.
The region has a workforce of over 820,000 and boasts 16 colleges and universities with more than 110,000 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.
July 11, 2019 -- The City of High Point has kicked-off a Small-Scale Manufacturing and Place-Based Economic Development Initiative. Ilana Preuss presented the Next Steps report from Smart Growth America. The High Point City Council accepted the report. Additional Info...
June 13, 2019 -- High Point biotech entrepreneur Dr. Adnan Mjalli announced a 1,600-employee, $425 million pharmaceutical research park. Oasis Pharma Center will have office and research & development space, a hotel, shops, residential units, and more. Additional Info...
March 4, 2019 -- Future Foam is expanding its 1300 Prospect St. plant. It will build an $8.5 million addition and add 25 jobs. At this plant, raw materials are converted into flexible polyurethane foam for use in furniture cushions, mattresses, and more. Additional Info...
Feb. 19, 2019 -- N.C. Governor Roy Cooper announced that Aetna, a CVS Health business, is expanding its operations in High Point. The business added 80 jobs in 2018 and is projected to hire approximately 300 new employees by the end of 2020. Additional Info...
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...