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: Resilience in challenging timesthe 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. Loren Hill looks back on 20 years as head of the High Point EDC

    Dec. 30, 2020 -- The end of the year brings the exit of Loren Hill, an economic development veteran who says he's not retiring, but rather "redirecting." In an interview with Triad Business Journal, he reflects on deals, opportunities, and challenges. Additional Info...
  2. High Point sees busy year in economic development

    Dec. 26, 2020 -- High Point's economic development highlights in 2020 included LLFlex, Ariston Hospitality, High Pint Brewery, and several downtown projects. Hot Shots, Brittano Group, and DC Blox are also considering new operations in the city. Additional Info...
  3. 2020 High Point EDC annual report recaps successes and challenges

    Dec. 17, 2020 -- "Resilience in challenging times," the 2020 annual report of the High Point EDC, highlights High Point's economic development successes. Additional Info...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...