HIGH POINT, N.C. (WGHP) — The streets in downtown Excessive Level are stuffed, and showrooms are too.
They’re prepared for the individuals who make their dwelling shopping for furnishings like Carmen Brown.
“I really feel alive,” she stated.
She’s been making the journey from Jamaica for the final 20 years. Now she’s grateful to be again on the Excessive Level Furnishings Market, particularly after 2020.
“It was form of unusual. I needed to keep house. I needed to order on-line, and I didn’t like that. I choose to return and really feel and contact,” Carmen stated.
“It impacts our accommodations, our eating places. Actually the entire economic system within the metropolis is affected by that,” Mayor Jay Wagner stated.
He says he’s prepared for town to make a rebound from final yr.
“It’s simply nice to get the vitality again right here, to get people excited to be again in Excessive Level once more. There was an actual property growth, so individuals are shopping for furnishings. The economic system is opening again up,” he stated.
There’s additionally a brand new motion referred to as HPxD, which might make Excessive Level a year-round furnishings market.
“To be bringing inside designers in from all around the world all around the county, I ought to say year-round, it builds our picture of a artistic hub and capital,” stated Dudley Moore, chairman of Transferring Excessive Level Ahead
“With HP, I really feel prefer it takes a village…and coming right here, I really feel I actually like being on this village and shifting ahead. I really feel it’s going to be so much simpler for me to buy purchasers as a result of I can come every time I must,” stated Nancy Hearth, cofounder of Design Work Worldwide.
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