Founded in 1966, its core business was buying, improving, selling and financing land. The company incorporated in 1985 and was listed on the New York Stock Exchange the following year. In 1994, Bluegreen Resorts was established with the introduction of vacation ownership resorts. In 1996, Bluegreen Communities began construction on its first daily-fee golf course. In 1997, Bluegreen acquired RDI Group, a privately held vacation ownership developer and operator. In 2002, Bluegreen acquired TakeMeOnVacation, LLC. The company has grown from just over 150 associates in 1991 to 6,000 associates in 2006.