$22 million Octopi Brewing expansion kicks off

Octopi Brewing Co. and partners kicked off a $22 million expansion of Octopi’s distribution center with a groundbreaking celebration on Friday, Oct. 1. The new, 200,000-square-foot facility will be located at 1130 Uniek Drive in Waunakee.

The new facility, developed by SARA Investment Real Estate of Madison, will be leased to Octopi Brewing, expanding operations from its main building across the street. The distribution center, to be completed in the summer of 2022, will house a variety packaging line, shipping, and receiving operations for Octopi. The building features 14 loading docks, a 14,000-square-foot cooler, a 5,000-square-foot freezer, and 113,000 square feet of open warehouse space. The building has been designed by Aro Eberle Architects and Vogel Bros. Building Co is construction manager.

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