• University Loft Keeps Americans Working

    The conception of University Loft Company took place in the mind of founder and CEO, James Jannetides. He was living in a college town in Illinois while attending Southern Illinois University. His idea for space-saving loft beds became a reality, and the first loft beds were built in the United States by American craft-people, and […]

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  • College and University Furniture Space Saving Modular Furniture

    University Loft Company began with an idea in the heart of James Jannetides. An idea of a loft bed to be exact. A loft bed that would fit remarkably in a student residence housing and allow college students greater amounts of space in their dorm rooms. This notion of modular student housing blossomed into the […]

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  • This Was Our Arbor Day

    It’s always a great day in April when University Loft breaks ground to put a new set of saplings into it. In honor of Arbor Day and the love we have for the environment, we held another amazing tree planting event on the grounds of University Loft Company in Greenfield, Indiana. This Was Our Arbor […]

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  • Thankful for Our Customers

    If you live in the United States, you are probably planning to do something special for the Thanksgiving weekend. There are football games, parades, special sales and lots of good eating, and we take time out to be thankful.  As we celebrate Thanksgiving in the United States, University Loft Company would like to reflect on […]

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  • A Unique Company that Stands Out

    Who better to know what works in student residence halls but students…or former students? That’s one of the many reasons that University Loft is a unique company that stands out from the rest. You see, these onetime students lived, moved and breathed in a small, cramped dorm. In fact, James Jannetides, who is the founder […]

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  • The First of Its Kind Under One Roof

    On May 5th, during Southeastern University’s Board of Trustees bi-annual meeting, it was announced that effective immediately the university’s College of Business will be known as the Jannetides College of Business and Entrepreneurial Leadership. The business college will be housed in Southeastern’s living/learning facility, Buena Vida, which means “Good Life.” This marks the first day […]

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  • Executive Vice President of Operations and Business Development

    University Loft Company proudly welcomes Fred Kolacki, new Executive Vice President of Operations and Business Development reporting to CEO, founder and owner, James N. Jannetides (J Squared, Inc.). Fred has an extensive background in OEM, Marine, Transportation, RV, Industrial and Consumer Product Manufacturing Design. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Product Design from […]

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  • College Furniture Design and Innovation Leader

    In 1984 a young pioneering college student took a look around his dorm room and came up with an idea that would solve a problem dormitories faced and save space in his residence. That was when the loft bed configuration was first created. In 1986 that same college student, James Jannetides, built a loft bed […]

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  • The One Who Started it All

    We would like to take this opportunity to give a big shout out to the one who started it all, founder and CEO of University Loft Company, James Jannetides. His innovative ideas in college furniture, apartment furnishings, off-campus and military housing, and his commitment to the highest standard in quality manufacturing has satisfied many customers and their rooms with […]

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  • Producing College Furniture in the USA

    Committed and loyal, University Loft Company is producing college furniture in the USA; right in the heartland. Our factories in Indiana and Tennessee are busy manufacturing high quality student resident furniture, along with off-campus and military furniture. Our products are built to last and designed for comfort. Birthed in America out of the heart of James […]

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