NEW JERSEY—YoGo Factory has opened a Somerdale location at CooperTowne Center. YoGo Factory is a self-serve frozen yogurt shop with seven locations in southern N.J. An additional 22 stores are planned to open in the coming months.

National Realty & Development Corp. negotiated the lease and will receive the New Jersey Future 2012 Smart Growth Award for the center’s redevelopment. The award is based on recognizing the best development or redevelopment projects around the state that embrace sustainable growth and environmental preservation.

Located at the intersection of White Horse Pike and Eve sham Avenue, CooperTowne Center offers 366,865 sq. ft. of retail space. The shopping center is anchored by Wal-Mart Supercenter, Cinemark 16-screen theatre, and LA Fitness.

Classified as a greyfield project by the New Jersey Office of Smart Growth, CooperTowne Center was transformed by National Realty & Development Corp. to the traditional shopping destination it is today, bringing 650 new jobs to the area.