Specialized Business Services
Greensboro-High Point is home to a large number of financial firms, in addition to data centers and customer services operations. Thanks to an educated workforce and expansive office space, your company will thrive here.
A Cluster of Business Services
Greensboro-High Point is a hub for robust FinTech and InsurTech industry clusters. With a strong background in e-commerce and distribution, combined with the finance and insurance sectors in the area, these industries have found a home here. A solid IT industry, a diversified entrepreneurial ecosystem, and 18 colleges and universities in the region awarding 24,000 degrees or certifications annually make Greensboro-High Point a natural spot to succeed in these industry clusters.
Major financial services operations in Greensboro-High Point include Bank of America, Lincoln Financial Group, Volvo Financial and Pinnacle Bank, among others. Additionally, the burgeoning fintech sector in Greensboro-High Point is beginning to take shape with companies like Paychex. Plus, insurance firms like Aetna, Arch Mortgage Insurance, Key Risk, and Unitedhealth Group have major operations in Greensboro-High Point.
Companies such as Volvo/Mack Trucks and Kontoor Brands are headquartered here with many other diverse business services operations in the region ranging from e-commerce at Ralph Lauren to customer support at LabCorp. Greensboro-High Point is a prime spot for a variety of customer service centers from AT&T and Levolor Home Fashions to third party outsourcing firms like Alorica and Anomaly Squared. The relatively low cost of doing business also makes Greensboro-High Point an ideal location for shared office, or “back office” operations.
IT firms in the region include cyber security (ADT Secure Designs), internet/fiber providers (NorthState, a Segra Company), managed network services (Dynamic Quest), and specialty programming (Noregon, which designs vehicle data systems). Regional schools award more than 1,000 computer/IT degrees annually. The existing regional workforce also has experience in key skills including developers (5,700 Full Stack Developers), SAP Consultants (7,000+), and Python (2,500+) based on LinkedIn profile analysis.
Talent is plentiful and space is abundant. Looking for affordable office space in North Carolina? Please visit our Buildings and Sites page to find the office building that’s the right fit for your business.
Buildings and Sites
Facts & Figures
degrees and certificates granted
in business, accounting
and finance annually
availability and speed
(99.8% of GHP households have access to
broadband at speeds up to 250 Mpbs)
is available in downtown, suburban or office park settings at an average rental rate of $14.89 per square foot per year
Many targeted degrees
at multiple colleges
degrees and certificates
granted in IT annually
AVERage download speed is more than 170 Mbps.
reps in the region
Computer Science & Information
Science, located at Kearns Academy
and Northeast High
Business Services Employers
Greensboro-High Point is at the center of the business services industry, with a focus on financial and retail services.
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