Walt Frazier’s son launching Keller Williams NYC team, Wozniacki plunks down $9M at 15 Union Square West … and more

June 06, 2011 08:35AM

1. Walt Frazier’s son, a real estate broker, is launching a Keller Williams NYC team specializing in athletes [WSJ]

2. Investigation into celebs buying real estate anonymously through LLCs concludes that the only surefire way to stay under-the-radar is to rent [NYT]
3. Hundreds rally in Harlem for stronger rent regulation laws as expiration deadline looms [NYDN]

4. Tennis star Caroline Wozniacki plunks down $9M for two units at 15 Union Square West [WSJ]

5. Little-known mortgage REIT Chimera Investment is one of NYC’s fastest-growing publicly-traded companies [Crain’s]
6. Four-alarm fire wreaks havoc on Prospect Heights apartment building and its neighbors [NYDN]
7. Juice company Organic Avenue planning to open one store per month in New York City; first up: 10 Fifth Avenue [Post, 3rd item]

8. Half of the rooms in $5M Yonkers castle were imported from Europe [NYT]
9. As contractors push for labor cost reductions, construction industry reaches “fundamental crossroads” [Crain’s]
10. Intermediate School 303 parents sue to block Coney Island Prep charter school from moving into their building [NYDN]
11. New crime show “Behind Mansion Walls” examines how the rich are driven to murder at the prospect of losing their pricey homes [Post]

12. Developers investing in event space manager Skylight Group, which fosters growth in emerging nabes [NYDN]
13. New Dream Hotel bringing “neurogastronomy” restaurant, Romera, to the table [Post, 1st item]
14. Stonhenge’s Ofer Yardeni to be honored at Inside Broadway’s 2011 Broadway Beacon Awards later this month [Playbill]