WELCOME TO HIGH POINT

North Carolina's International City™


  To learn about High Point's economic development successes, diverse industry sectors, largest employers, attributes, and accolades, please see Manufacturing is in our DNA, 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 the Piedmont Triad region of 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 approximately 112,000 residents; Greensboro, 280,800; and Winston-Salem, 234,300.

The region has a workforce of over 800,000 and boasts 16 colleges and universities with more than 60,000 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. Hanesbrands to hire 200 for new High Point distribution center

    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...
  2. High Point EDC annual meeting: 5,167 jobs announced over the last year

    Nov. 7, 2018 -- Over the last year, there were 5,167 jobs created or announced by 37 office/industrial projects in High Point, Greensboro, and Guilford County and 69 retail/services projects in High Point. HandCraft Services will be bringing 150 jobs. Additional Info...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. AT&T adding 50 jobs

    August 4, 2018 — A major area employer and global giant in the telecommunications field will add 50 jobs at its Guilford County facility. AT&T is hiring at its customer service operation on Wireless Drive in western Greensboro. Additional Info...