Looking for Work: The Keith Cos., Costa Mesa, said it had recently joined some of the other engineering and planning firms looking for work in Europe and had landed work on resorts in five countries. . . . Kitchell Contractors, Irvine, landed the general contractor’s spot on a $10-million laboratory at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena. . . . Sheldon Good & Co., Chicago, which says it is the nation’s largest real estate auction company, opened a Southern California regional office in Newport Beach. . . . Also looking to consult for financial institutions on real estate is Zellner Realty Management Group in Costa Mesa, a new partnership between Donald G. Zellner of Zellner Communities and David A. DiRienzo. . . . Health maintenance organization FHP Inc. paid $3.6 million to the Irvine Co. for 3.9 acres in Irvine on which the Fountain Valley company plans to build a medical facility. Local brokers Lee & Associates represented FHP. . . . Lakeview Real Estate Co. and Bronson Properties merged their investment property divisions into a new company based in Mission Viejo, PacVest, that will specialize in the sale and purchase of income properties. . . . Engineering firm EQE’s Costa Mesa office will design and engineer a new 2,200-bed, $195-million prison in the Northern California town of Susanville.