Developing a Port for Current and Future Generations

The Industry-Leading Experts Behind Puerto Barú

With more than thirty years of experience in international real estate development and a focus on port projects, Mr. John McKeown leads the innovative Puerto Barú project in David, together with Scott Kalt, founding partner of Elkins Kalt. This project promises to stand out as a solid and strategic investment destination that represents opportunities for Panama and the region.

John McKeown


Scott Kalt



Our Mission


The mission of Puerto Barú in David is to provide a profitable and environmentally friendly import and export option. We hope to create positive social and economic growth that sustains the population of Chiriquí and the western region.