The Abode Team

Bob Wildes launched Commons Development Group in 1989 with partner, Jack McBride. Previously, he was Founder and President of Wildes Enterprises Construction, Inc., a full-service development and construction company, developing both residential and commercial properties. Bob is an expert in site planning, engineering, development, and all aspects of custom home construction. He has served as Director for the N.H. Builders Association and as a member of the Builders Association of Greater Boston. He has also been the president of many homeowners and condominium associations throughout his career. Bob served as a Quality Control Inspector Evaluator for Minuteman Missiles Systems with the Strategic Air Command at Grand Forks, ND. and received a Commendation Medal for his service.

Jack McBride co-founded Commons Development Group with Bob Wildes in 1989. Together they have built the company into a leading builder of residential communities in New England, with more than two thousand new homes delivered. Commons Development has won numerous awards from the Builders Association of Greater Boston and the New Hampshire Builders Association.

Jack is an experienced leader in the homebuilding industry, and has been active with organizations such as the Builders Association of Greater Boston (Director '95-'97, Multifamily Council Chairman '96-'97) and with several community housing boards and committees. Jack holds a B.A. in English from Colby College and an M.B.A. in Finance from New York University.